NEWPORT NEWS - Marguerite Blake Mason, 81, passed away on Wednesday March 28, 2012, peacefully at home.
Born in Huntington, W.Va., she had been a Peninsula resident since 1930, where she raised a family and then worked for Hampton Chevrolet until she retired. Marguerite was a loving wife, mother and friend to all she met.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fredrick P. Blake and Ethel B. Blake; her siblings, A. Franklin Blake, Adair B. McCubbin and identical twin sister, Marjorie B. Mitchell.
Marguerite is survived by her husband of 61 years, Randall Vance Mason Sr.; her son, Randall Vance Mason Jr., and wife Sara, of Newport News; her daughters, Lisa Mason Ziegler and husband Steve, of Newport News and Suzanne Mason Frye and husband Mark, of Yorktown; her five grandchildren, Eric Mason, Blake Mason and wife Camela, Kelly LaBelle and husband Chris, Jake Frye, and Elora Frye: and four great-grandchildren.
A special thanks to Dr. Jennifer Sharpe-Warthan and Heartland Hospice for their compassion, guidance, and wonderful support through Marguerite's last days.
The burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 2, 2012, at the Warwick River Mennonite Cemetery, all are welcome. A memorial service will follow at the Warwick River Mennonite Church at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends following the memorial service at 250 Lucas Creek Road, Newport News, VA 23602.
Please leave online condolences at www.wjsmithandsonfh.com
. Arrangements by W. J. Smith and Son Funeral Home. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.