WEST CHAZY -- Mason F. Stokes, 73, of Route 22, died Tuesday, April 25, 2006, at the CVPH Medical Center.
He was born in New Paltz, N.Y., on Jan. 12, 1933, the son of David and Laura (Rosenkranse) Stokes.
Mason married Janet, the daughter of Leora and Fred Jubert, on Oct. 15, 1955, at St. Louis of France Church. He served in the Korean War as a motor pool Tech. Sergeant in the Air Force. Mr. Stokes was a member of St. Louis of France Church. He was a truck driver and diesel mechanic for most of his life, working for Anchor Motor Freight as a foreman for 17 years as well as operating his own business, M. Stokes Transport, which he was still operating until the time of his death. Mason enjoyed camping, traveling, sightseeing and exploring.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Janet Stokes; two sons, Steven Stokes of West Chazy and Kevin Stokes and his wife Trina of Hamilton Square, N.J.; two daughters, Deborah Long and her husband William of Saranac, and Donna Vanderhoff and her husband Walter of Peru; two brothers, Vernon Stokes and his wife Mabel of Somers, N.Y., and Lloyd Stokes of New Paltz, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Three brothers, Bert, Emery and Chester Stokes; and one sister, Evelyn Pink all died earlier.
Calling hours will be held on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the R. W. Walker Funeral Home in Plattsburgh.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Louis of France Church in Sciota. Entombment will be in Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens in Ellenburg Depot.
Memorial donations may be made to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center at CVPH Medical Center.
Press-Republican - (Apr/28/2006)
David Stokes (1876 - 1957)
Laura R Rosenkrans Stokes (1895 - 1967)
Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens
New York, USA
Created by: David Stokes
Record added: Aug 04, 2011
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