Jane Elizabeth Masson

Masson, Jane Elizabeth
72, of Mesa, Arizona passed away on September 20, 2013. Jane was a resident of the Phoenix area since 1968, coming from her home in Memphis. She and Mike were married in Memphis in 1963 and celebrated 50 years of marriage this past June. She was a graduate of Central High School in Memphis and the University of Mississippi where she was a Phi Mu. Jane was very involved with the Phoenix Zoo Auxiliary where she held many offices including the auxiliary President. She also taught Sunday School at Chaparral Christian Church where she and her husband were founding members. Jane spent her life enjoying her children and grandchildren, never missing an opportunity to attend their sport and school events. Jane was wildly loved and respected by all those who knew her. Loving wife of Milton M. "Mike" Masson, mother of Michelle Paschke (Michael), grandmother of Hunter, Mason, Hannah, Beth, Abigail, and Madison; mother of Craig Masson (Nicole), grandmother of Colter and Shelby; and three nephews, Rick, Mark, and Jeff Masson. Her service will be held on Saturday, October 5th at 11 am at Chaparral Christian Church in Scottsdale, AZ. In lieu of flowers please send contributions to Chaparral Christian Church at 6451 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 26, 2013