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Mason: Joseph J. of Port Union (The Fisherman's Advocate, April 5, 1968, page 3)
Another veteran has answered the last roll call. His many friends were saddened to learn of the passing of the late Joseph J. Mason of Port Union at the Bonavista Hospital after a brief illness on Friday, March 15, at the age of 77. Uncle Joe, as he was well known by many of his friends, was born at Catalina in 1891, the sone of the late Mrs. and Mrs. Peter Mason. He served with the H.M. Royal Navy in World War I. After returning from overseas he married the former Jessie Russell of this town, and was a devoted husband and father. For twenty-five years he worked with the firm of Job Brothers Ltd., St. John's, and retired in January 1954. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Catalina Branch No. 16 for a number of years. He leaves to mourn their sad loss his wife Jessie; two sons Samuel and Gilbert at home; two daughters, Elizabeth and Mildred (Mrs. Frederick Hart); 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; one brother Peter, and one sister, Alice, (Mrs. Charles Rowe, Catalina), and a large circle of relatives and friends. The burial service was conducted on Sunday at Bethany United Church by the Rev. W. T. Reynolds. Interment was in the United church cemetery. members of the Royal Canadian Legion and Ladies Auxiliary paid tribute to their departed comrade.
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