MASON, Jeanne Brannigan, 77, formerly of Tampa, passed away after a brief illness on January 30, 2014, in Shreve-port, LA. She was preceded in death by her be-loved husband of 40 years, Herbert P. Mason, Jr.; her parents, Martin and Mary Green Brannigan; and her brother, James Brannigan. She is survived by her son, Scott Mason, his wife, Tracy, and grandson, Preston, of Mooresville, NC; her sister, Mary Lou Cummings, of Shreveport, LA; her brother, Marty Brannigan and Madonna Lovern of Cheektowaga, NY; eight nieces and nephews and eleven great nieces and nephews. Born June 11, 1936, in Wilkes-Barre, PA and raised in Buffalo, NY, Jeanne moved with her husband and son to Tampa in 1974. An avid reader and competitive bridge player, Jeanne was also active in the American Legion Post 152 Ladies' Auxiliary. Her friends at "The Post" were truly missed after her move from Tampa in 2007. A Mass celebrating Jeanne's life was held in Shreveport at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on February 1, 2014; interment at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL, is planned for Tuesday, February 18, 2014. The family will receive friends at Blount & Curry Funeral Home, West Hillsborough Chapel, on Monday, February 17 from 4-5:30 pm. Memorial donations may be made to Paws for Patriots, c/o Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc., 4210 77th Street East, Palmetto, FL, 34221.