Robert Eugene Mason of Chadds Ford
Robert Eugene Mason, age 80, of Chadds Ford, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 23,2016 at home after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Sally Meadowcroft Mason, with whom he shared 20 years of marriage.
Born in West Chester, PA on March 28, 1936, He was the son of the late Raymond and Dorothy Brown Mason.
Bob graduated Kennett Consolidated School in 1956. He took pride in attending all of his class reunions. He maintained a lot of those friendships throughout the years. He attended Kings College, in Scranton, PA.
Bob was a well-known member of the Kennett Square community. He worked in the automobile business for 53 years. At age 14 he started washing cars for his Dad’s business; Mason Chevrolet-Oldsmobile on State Street in Kennett. He became a salesman when he returned from College. Bob worked for 2 other owners, retiring from Bill Luke Chevrolet-Oldsmobile in 1999. He always drove a Chevrolet or an Oldsmobile.
Bob enjoyed playing golf at the Kennett Square Golf and Country club where he was a Emeritus member. He was a past member of the Board of Directors, The men’s Golf Committee and the F.R.O.GS. (Friendly Retired Old Golfers). He also was very instrumental in setting up the PRO – AM tournament to raise money for the Diabetes Association and the Folds of Honor.He was also a lifelong member of the Oldsmobile Association. Bob could usually be found at ‘The Club”’ playing golf or playing gin rummy with his many friends in the 19th hole.
He also enjoyed, cruising, visiting Maui, being with his family and friends, reading, dancing, and watching all of the Philadelphia sports teams: Eagles, Phillies and Flyers.
“Son, Brother, Father, Pop-Pop, Husband, Lover and Friend” These are just some of the words that describe Bob. Some others words are “Trustworthy, Honest, a true Friend, Loyal and an all-around good guy”.
In addition to his wife He is survived by 2 sons; Thomas and Robert ( Lori) Mason, 2 daughters; Robin Ciorrocco (Michael) and Deborah Mundy. By Grandchildren Carrie, Kelly, Anthony Ciorrocco, Christina D’Alessio (Andrew), Jennifer, Michael, and Wendy Mason. Also Amanda and Sarah Mason. Greatgrand children; Trista and Logan Mason. Bob was predeceased by 1 sister: Jo Ann Mason.
Thank you to his many friends, neighbors and family members for your thoughts and prayers, cards and visits. We appreciated every one. We would also like to thank the Bayada Home Care and Jenner’s Pond Preston Unit for the Care and concern they showed to us during this trying time.
You are invited to visit with Bob’s family and friends from, 6:00 to 8:00 Friday evening, December 2, 2016 and again from 10:00 to 11:00 on Saturday morning, December 3, 2016, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA. His funeral service will follow at 11:00. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square, PA.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Neighborhood Hospice, 795 E. Marshall Street, Suite 204, West Chester, PA 19380 or The Jenner’s Pond Benevolent Fund , 2000 Greenbriar Lane, West Grove, PA 19390
To send online condolences, please visit www. griecocares.com.