FULTON, NY – William Burr Mason, 100, died Friday January 31, 2014, at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego.
Born February 6, 1913, in Syracuse to Dr. Burr T. and Caroline (Dopffel) Mason, he lived his entire life in Fulton.
Bill was married to the late Victorine Lewis for 57 years.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1942 to 1945.
In 1979, Bill retired from Black-Clawson Company after working many years as purchasing agent.
He is survived by daughters, Janet Molter of Massachusetts and Ginger Mason (Peter Ferick) of Vermont; grandchildren, Brian (Kelly) Molter, Steven Molter, Alexandra Ferick and Mason Ferick; two great-grandchildren; a niece and a nephew.
Ever thinking of others, he donated his body to the medical school at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.
Further arrangements are private and are in the care of Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 E. Mud Lake Road, Baldwinsville, NY 13027 or to a charity of one’s choice.
The family is especially thankful for the care “Willie” received at Bishop’s Commons and St. Luke Health Services.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.