Gertrude Mae Mason, 88, Cross Roads, Country Harbour, died Saturday in St
Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Country Harbour, she was a
daughter of the late Albert and Victoria (Horton) Mason. For 32 years she
was chief operator for Maritime Tel & Tel in Cross Roads, retiring in 1976.
She was a member of Cross Roads United Church, a member of the Ladies Aid
Society, a member of Sunset Senior Citizens Club, Country Harbour. She is
survived by three daughters, Vera (Mrs Merritt Feltmate), Goshen; Shirley
(Mrs Harland Mills), Burlington, Ont; Maxine (Mrs Robert White) Country
Harbour Lake; four sons, Wesley, Loch Katrine; Earl, Victor, both of
Goshen; Edgar, Brantford, Ont; 28 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Malcolm; a daughter, Greta; an infant
son, Edgar; three sisters, Stella Fenton, Laura Jones, Mabel; six brothers,
Levison, Fraser, Faulkner, Walter, Ernest, Washington. The body is in G W
Giffin Funeral Home, Country Harbour, visiting 3-4, 6-9 pm today. Funeral
will be 2 pm Tuesday in Cross Roads United Baptist Church, Rev Bob
Mather-Dyer and Rev Lola Mather-Dyer officiating. Burial will be in
Evergreen Cemetery. Donations may be made to Cross Roads United Baptist
Church or Evergreen Cemetery Fund.