ARTHUR A. MASON Jr. - BURLINGTON - Arthur A. "Sonny" Mason Jr., 73, passed away at Vermont Respite House with his family by his side on June 11, 2014. He was born in Burlington on Aug. 11, 1940, beloved son of Arthur A. Mason Sr. and Hazel M. (Savage) Mason. He had worked for the Burlington Fire Dept. for 13 years and also as a bus driver for CCTA for many years until his retirement. Sonny was a longtime resident of Fern Hill and leaves many good friends there. He loved to bake and cook for them and always helped his neighbors with their daily needs. He is survived by his children, Julie Mason of Raleigh, N.C., James of Mechanicsville, Va., John and his wife, Lisa of Milton, and Joseph Mason of Burlington; his two sisters and their husbands, Pauline and Richard Niquette and Norma and Chris Poplawski, all of Burlington; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and two brothers, Richard and Edward Mason. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Sat., June 14, 2014, in St. Joseph CoCathedral with interment to follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery Annex, Pomeroy Street, Burlington. There will be no visiting hours. Arrangements are by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sonny's memory may be made to Vermont Respite House, 99 Allen Brook Lane, Williston, VT 05495.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on June 13, 2014