Harry J. Mason, Jr.
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Cocoa Beach, FL
Harry passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord at age 89 on January 28, 2014. Harry was born on July 14, 1924 in Philadelphia, PA to Harry J. Mason and Elizabeth Cavanaugh.
Harry served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1945. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from La Salle University in 1949, and did graduate work at American University. Harry joined the General Accounting Office in Philadelphia, PA in 1953 and later moved to Maryland in 1962 when he transferred to the Office of Policy and Special Studies. On September 10, 1949 he married Alice Marie Cartwright of Philadelphia, PA, and the couple later retired in Sea Isle City, NJ.
In 2002, Harry moved to Cocoa Beach, FL where he was an active member and usher at Our Saviours Catholic Church. As an avid golfer, he was a member of the Cocoa Beach Country Club where he enjoyed many rounds of golf with both family and friends.
Harry was predeceased by his wife, Alice Cartwright, and step-sisters Eleanor Hoelzle and Dorothy Albright. Survivors include his son Michael (Marianne) Mason of Cocoa Beach, FL; and grandchildren; Sean Mason, Atlanta, GA; Chelsea Mason and Ryan Mason of Cocoa Beach, FL.
A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Harry's life will be Monday, February 3, 2014 at 10:30 am at Our Saviour Catholic Church. You may sign Harry's guest book at www.beckman-williamson.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Our Saviour's Catholic School, 5301 N. Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931.
Beckman Williamson Funeral Home
101 North Brevard Avenue Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
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