Robert E. Mason, Jr., 86, of Beech Creek, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022, at UPMC Williamsport. Born on March 3, 1936, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Robert Mason, Sr. and Lona (Brubaker) Mason. On February 14, 1975, he married his beloved wife, Joy (Workman) Mason, who survives at home after sharing 47 years of marriage together.
Robert worked as a painter for Piper Aircraft before taking a position as a heavy equipment operator for Hammermill until his retirement. He was a true “Jack-of-all-trades” and could fix or make anything. After his retirement, he was able to spend more time tinkering on his numerous projects. Additionally, he was a member of the Blanchard Church of Christ.
In addition to his wife, Joy, he is survived by his three children, Robert, Dawn, and Shawn, five grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. Also surviving is his loving canine companion, Jacob.
Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. in Bellefonte.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s memory to the Clinton County SPCA, 33 Mill Hill Road, Lock Haven, PA 17745.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.wetzlerfuneralhome.com.