Alfred W. Mason, 80, of Milton, died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at his residence.
He was born in Point Marion, a son of the late William and Ethel (Thomas) Mason. On Nov. 18, 1964, Alfred married the former Carolyn E. Tanner and they celebrated 49 years of marriage together until her death on Nov. 24, 2013.
Alfred was a graduate of Point Marion High School and went on to earn a certificate in welding at the Williamsport Technical School.
He was employed as a welder for ACF, Milton, retiring after 40 years of service.
He was a member of St. Paul's A.M.E. Church, Milton, I.B.P.O.E. and the Edgar A. Stills Lodge 207 of Williamsport.
Alfred enjoyed traveling, sports, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Alfred is survived by one son, Alfred J. Mason of Orlando, Fla.; one daughter and son-in-law, Dhana M. and Eddie Jacobs of Baltimore, Md.; five grandchildren, Deja, Kiashea, Michaela, Jeniaya and Jaylon; one sister, Wilma Harper of Uniontown; two brothers-in-law, Edgar and David Tanner, both of Allentown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Alfred was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Ebonee Mason; one brother, Earnest Mason; three sisters, Elizabeth King, Veralena Mason, and Delores Mason; one brother-in-law, Albert Tanner; and one sister-in-law, Gayle Tanner.
A public viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 16, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by the funeral at 11, at the Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care, 125 N. Front St., Milton, with the Rev. C. Bill Mangrum officiating.
Burial will follow in Harmony Cemetery, Milton.
Send online condolences at HeffnerCare.com.
Published on March 11, 2018