Marie S. Mason, 95, passed away peacefully at her home in Chappaqua on Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Born on January 13, 1925 in Glens Falls, NY, she was the daughter of F.Karl and Elizabeth Surprenant. At the age of 17, Marie left Glens Falls
to attend St. Vincent's School of Nursing in New York City, of which she was a proud alumna. She then graduated from Boston College in 1953, receiving
a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education. On June 18, 1955 she married Lawrence A. Mason and the couple settled in Brazil
where they resided for 8 years. While living there, Marie learned fluent Portuguese and eventually Spanish after the couple relocated to Puerto Rico.
Upon returning to the states, they settled in Westchester County, first in Dobbs Ferry and finally Chappaqua.
Marie was proud of her nursing career and had a deep love of literature, music, travel and family.. She will be remembered for her determination, independence and
She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence, and her sister, Nancy Dingman. Marie is survived by her daughter, Katherine (Chuck) Manson of Chappaqua
and son, Andrew (Cindi) Mason of Briarcliff Manor. She was a loving grandmother to Stephanie and Dylan Manson and Max and Jessi Mason. In addition, Marie is
survived by her loving sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Chuck Duell, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the Hospice team of Deborah Mascia, Maureen Morgan, Tina Olney, Jessica Grano, Curtis Au and Peter Gibbons - who showed an abundant amount of compassion and kindness to Marie throughout her journey.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Westchester and Putnam, 540 White Plains Road, #300, Tarrytown, NY 10591.
There will be a graveside service for family and friends at 11am, Monday, January 20 at Fair Ridge Cemetery in Chappaqua