Thomas William (Bill) Mason was born March 20, 1928 in Humboldt, Sask. Bill went to soar with the eagles October 25th, 2014 at 3:43am. Bill is survived by his daughter Judy Hodgson (son-in-law Tiberio De Medeiros), Terree Blow (son-in-law, Bob Cochrane); granddaughter Jenna Venables (Scott); grandson Tanner Hodgson (Lindy); granddaughter Macy Blow and great grandson McKai Venables. He is also survived by his sisters Evelyn Barton (Don), Helen Neroni, Myrna Mason, Diana Loeppky; sister-in-law Donna Fourchalk Mason; Jack Fletcher and numerous nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his father Thomas Rodger Mason and his mother Tama Ann Mason (nee: Richardson); his younger brother Ken and his older sisters Grayce Bussey and Verna Fletcher. T.W. Mason was an Artillery Sergeant in the Canadian Army. He was involved in peace keeping in Egypt. He lived in the Rayleigh Army Camp in Kamloops, the Dundurn Army Camp in Saskatoon, Winnipeg DND. After retiring from the army he worked at Automart and the Post Office in Kamloops. He coached his younger daughter in Kamloops minor softball, loved to watch the Kamloops Chiefs, Rockets and was a devoted Canucks and Lions fan. He spent over ten summers in Eagle Bay (Shimmering Waters) on the Shuswap. Bill spent 17 years in a row vacationing a few weeks a year in Waikiki and then the past 15 years in a row spending a month a year with Lady Di, his very special friends (the staff) at the Hotel Eloisa, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Bill loved the sand and the sun and he loved his family.
The family would like to thank Dr. Enns, Dr. Son, the nurses and physio staff on the 5th floor at Chilliwack General Hospital for their compassionate care during the month of May. More recently Dr. MacIntosh, the nurses, the physio staff, the care aides and everyone who had contact with Bill at Cheam Village, Agassiz for their compassion and care. Everyone at Cheam Village went above and beyond and for this we will be forever grateful.
Lastly we would like to thank Brenda Milns for just being her. There is no service by request. Henderson’s Funeral Homes in care of arrangements.