, 73, died peacefully at home on October 16, 2009. He was the son of Norbert E Mason and Anna Marie Whalen Mason. He is survived by his wife Carole J. Mason; a son, Todd N. Mason and wife Jocqulyn; daughters Heather L. Vest and husband James; Stephanie A. Staehle and husband Jonathon; and six grandchildren; Karlie, Haley, Natalie, Mason, Todd, and Sophia. A service will be held at Community United Methodist Church, 8680 Fort Smallwood Rd. Pasadena, MD 21122 on November 7, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to your favorite charity in his memory. Letters of Condolence may be sent to the family at: Arrangements are being handled by The Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.