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Edwin Charles Mason

Obituary for Edwin Charles Mason

December 1, 2017
Hamden, Connecticut

Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather


Edwin Charles Mason, 78 of Hamden died peacefully on Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Mary Wade Home, New Haven. He was the beloved husband of forty five years to Claire Ann Corbett Mason. Ed was born in Dinuba, CA on March 7, 1939, the son of the late Clarence and Harriet Waters Mason Winnie, and had resided in Hamden for the past forty years. He was a computer programmer for SNET of New Haven for twenty years, and then for Computer Science Corp., Wallingford for four years retiring in 2001. Ed received his Bachelor's Degree in Math from Pomona College in Claremont, CA in 1961. He played the oboe and was a member of the Cheshire Community Band, a former member of the Las Vegas Community Orchestra, and loved to sail. In addition to his wife, Edwin is survived by one daughter, Susan Lynn Mason Tripp and her husband Nicci of East Falmouth, MA, one son, Mark Andrew and his wife Abgail Mason of Salt Lake City, UT, and his beloved grandson Lux Tripp of East Falmouth.
Ed's family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, December 4th from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 6:00 p.m., the Rev. Scott Morrow officiating. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions in Edwin's name may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 306 Industrial Park Rd., Middletown, CT 06457 or online at



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