JACKSONVILLE - Lance Cpl. Mason J. Vanderwork, 21, of Jacksonville, and formerly of Hickory, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013.
Memorial services will be held at noon Saturday, March 30 at Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune with Chaplain Nathan Solomon officiating. Full military honors will be rendered by the United States Marine Corps.
Born April 28, 1991, in Jamestown, N.Y. He was the son of Melissa Vanderwork of Hickory and Kevin Hallberg of Jamestown, N.Y. Lance Cpl. Vanderwork was in the U.S. Marine Corps, stationed at Camp Lejeune and a graduate of St. Stephens High School.
He is survived by his wife, Taylor Vanderwork of Jacksonville; his parents; one sister, Katelyn McMahan of Hickory; grandfather, Terry Vanderwork, of Clymer, N.Y.; grandparents, Cecil and Gloria Huffman of Taylorsville; grandmother, Donna Morgan of Hickory; uncle, Dawayne Vanderwork of Lakewood, N.Y.; mother-in-law, Janet Molander-Foster of Hickory; father-in-law, Mark Foster of Hickory; two brothers-in-law, Bryant Molander of Dover, N.H., and Justin Molander of Ft. Carson, Colo.; and sister-in-law, Lindsey Foster of Hickory.
Memorials may be made in his honor to Marines Helping Marines, 512 Thorton Court, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29579.
Electronic condolences may be left for the family at jonesfh.org.
Jones Funeral Home is serving the family of Lance Corporal Mason J. Vanderwork.