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July 24, 2013

Lyle G. Mason

ESSEX — Lyle G. Mason passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013. Lyle was born Feb. 27, 1916 in Warrensburg, N.Y. His family moved to Essex, N.Y. when he was young.

He was in the Army during World War II. After he left the service he worked for Mobil Oil Corporation on tugboats in the engine room. After marrying Julia Whitcomb in 1953, he began his own business, Mason Oil Heat. They lived in Willsboro until the early 1960's when they moved to Essex. They remained there until they needed more personal care.

He was predeceased by his wife, Julia; his parents, Guy and Amy Mason; sister and brother-in-law, Don and Fern Cunnion.

He is survived by his sisters, Hilda Martin, and Marion Breed; stepdaughter, Sheila Jaquish; and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements will be at the convenience of family in Essex, N.Y. at a future date.

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