CHESHIRE- David R. Masterson, 59, died on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Masonic Health Care Hospice Unit in Wallingford, after a courageous year-long struggle with cancer.
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Born in Meriden, on Jan. 20, 1955, David was the son of John S. Masterson and the late Constance G. Masterson. He graduated from Platt High School in 1973 and resided in Cheshire. Mr. Masterson was employed by Tomasetti Distributors for over 30 years until 2007, when he relocated to sunny California to be closer to his sons. He was an avid fisherman where he never let the big one get away. He also enjoyed restoring and collecting antique radios.
David is survived by two sons, Jon Masterson and his wife, Claire, and Chris Masterson; two granddaughters, Riley and Lucy Masterson; two sisters, Kelley Moore and her husband, Sean, and Lisa Laughlin and her husband, Shawn. He is also survived by three nieces and one nephew.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a prayer service at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the John J. Ferry and Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends may visit the funeral home prior to the service from 12 to 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Franciscan Home and Hospice Care, 267 Finch Ave, Meriden CT 06451.
The Masterson Family would like to extend much appreciation to Dr. G. Fumo and the Oncology Staff from Midstate Medical Center for all their care and support given to David since December 2012.
For online condolences and directions please visit www.jferryfh.com.
John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
88 East Main Street Meriden, CT 06450
Published in The Record-Journal on Feb. 13, 2014