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MASON – Ellen Margaret

October 25, 1925 – August 1, 2010

Margaret Mason, beloved wife of the late Leon Mason of Crossfield, AB, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at the age of 84 years.

Margaret is survived by two sons and a daughter, Don Mason (Merle), Keith Mason, Marilyn Jackson (Andrew); two grandchildren Joel and Claire Jackson; sister in law Maxine Wickerson and numerous nieces and nephews. Margaret was predeceased by her beloved husband of 63 years Leon, and her two brothers Eugene and Hugh Wickerson. Margaret was born in Estuary, Saskatchewan. In 1928 her family moved to a farm near Crossfield. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Calgary in 1943 and married Leon in 1947. She dedicated herself to raising her family, sharing in running the farm, tending her garden, and enjoying and enriching her community.  She loved the camper club, singing with the Golden Key, and playing bridge and more bridge. Margaret’s greatest love was her children and her grandchildren. Margaret was honest and caring, and touched the lives of many. All that knew her will be left with fond memories to cherish and treasure. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Paul’s Catholic Church (1305 Main Street, Airdrie, AB) on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. Forward condolences through In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Ovarian Cancer Canada(1409-Edmonton Tr. N.E.) Calgary, AB T2E 3K8 Telephone (403) 277-9444 or

In living memory of Ellen Mason, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Provincial Park in Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. Grace Murdoch and Family :

    Our sincere sympathy and love for the loss of your dear Mother and Grandmother. She was a beautiful lady and friend. Grace Murdoch and Family

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  2. Sheila and Terry Dexter :

    To Don, Keith and Marilyn and their families.
    I lived with my parents, Doris and Dewey Casey in a farm very close to your parents, Leon and Margaret. They both were so kind, hard working and dedicated to their community and such good neighbours.
    Terry and I send our love and condolences for the loss of your Dad and Mom, Grandma and Grandpa.
    Terry and Sheila (Casey) Dexter

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