Carolyn Waite Mason
- November 15, 1921 - January 8, 2012
- Bowling Green, Virginia
of Carolyn's Passing
St. Asaph's Episcopal Church
P.O. Box 1178
Bowling Green, VA 22427
Mary Washington Healthcare and Hospice
5012 Southpoint Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
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“i am sorry for your loss. i recall your mother as gracious, engaging, and animated. It was always a pleasure to see her when I visited your home...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Homer Spencer - Auburndale, FL
“So sorry to hear of this. I just received news from JoDe. I remember your mother when I was growing up and how glamorous and hospitable and...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Harriet Spencer Brown - DC
“I feel so blessed to have had Aunt Carolyn in my life. She was one of the most loving people I have ever known. I will always remember the...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Karen(Kandi) Waite Gilchrist - CA
“My Aunt Carolyn was always my favorite relative, as a young girl, growing up. Though she lived across the country, she reached out to me, as if she...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Margo Waite Krystian - CA - Aunt
“I can't think of my childhood without thinking of the Masons - we were neighbors, went to the same church and Claire Louise and I were close friends....Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Betty Buchan Cleal - Richmond, VA
I was so very sorry to hear about your mother's passing. I know how you worried about her in recent years. Please know that my thought and...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jeannie Ball - Ruther Glen, VA
“Like everyone who knew her, I have so many pleasant memories of Carolyn. Growing up in her neighborhood brings to mind her "singing" for the girls...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Sarah Buchan Clatworthy - NC
I know you are singing with the angels! You were and still are very important to me and my family, and you will always live within us. You...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jason Smith - Ruther Glen, VA
“I have many wonderful childhood memories, especially Christmas Day visits with the Masons. Mrs. Mason was a gracious lady and a friend to our...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Barbara Lee Woodward - Friend
“Your Mom was a wonderful neighbor for my entire childhood--a wonderful lady. All your wonderful memories will get you through this difficult time. ...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Nonie Bush
“You are the most amazing person I have ever come in contact with Nanna. Very rarely does someone come along in your life who thinks of you before...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Andrew Smith - Bumpass, VA
Carolyn Waite Mason, 90 of Bowling Green died Sunday, January 8, 2012 at her home.
Born Caroline Jul Waite in California, Mrs. Mason was the daughter of the late Rev. Claire Luther and Louise Waite. She was the widow of The Honorable Julien J. Mason, who served in the Virginia House of Delegates for 12 years and was a prominent attorney in Bowling Green for many years. Through the efforts of her husband, Mrs. Mason's name was changed to Carolyn after they were married. Mrs. Mason was a vocal coach and a member of St. Asaph's Episcopal Church where she served as choir director for over 50 years. She met Mr. Mason in Hawaii, where she was performing with the USO during World War II.
Survivors include three daughters, Claire Louise Smith (Ronald) of Ashland, Jane Lynn Narro (Max) of Richmond and Jacquelin Mason Schaumburg of McLean; eight grandchildren, Andrew Mason Smith (Crystal), Jason Bowers Smith (Lori), Claire Louise Fairfield (Christopher Sean), Stephen Gordon Cary, Julia Garnet Schaumburg, Eric David Mason Schaumburg, Carolyn Gloria Schaumburg and Dana Marie Schaumburg; and three great grandchildren, Millard Andrew Smith IV, Aubrey Mason Smith and Nicholas Bowers Smith.
A funeral service will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday, January 11 at St. Asaph's Episcopal Church with Rev. Bambi Willis officiating. Burial will follow in Lakewood Cemetery, Bowling Green. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Tuesday, January 10 at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Asaph's Episcopal Church, P. O. Box 1178, Bowling Green, VA. 22427 or Mary Washington Hospice 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA. 22407.