Richard Allan Mason II
Date of Death: January 06, 2019
Richard Allan Mason II, 80, of Howell passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at home on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Richard was born and raised in Jersey City and had lived in Matawan, Maine, and Pittstown before moving to Howell in 2006. Richard is a U.S. Navy Veteran and was long time employee of General Motors. Along with his wife, Barbara, he owned and operated Barb’s House of Ceramics until their retirement. Rich had a love for hunting, fishing, painting, thriller novels, Irish music and furry companions. You would either find him with a fishing pole or a paint brush in his hand. He was a member of the Ocean County Artist Guild and has all of his art on https://rich-mason.pixels.com/ Rich was a devoted husband, loving father, and adoring grand and great grandfather. Rich was predeceased by his parents, Florence and Richard Mason and brother, Donald Mason. He is survived by his son, Richard Mason III of Melbourne, Florida; daughter, Cheryl Toner and her husband, Jimmy of Pittstown; nephew, Mark Mason of Greenville, South Carolina; six grandchildren, Kelli Teglas and her husband, Nick, James Toner II, Timothy Toner, Richard Mason, IV and his wife, Lisa, Philip Mason and his wife, Katie, Jessica Mason and her husband, Patterson; and four great grandchildren, Walker Mason Teglas, Makayla Paige Toner, Abigail Rose Toner and Max Joseph Mason; many nieces, nephews and their families; and many dear friends. In lieu of a service, a generous donation will be made to the Association of the Miraculous Medal. For those who desire, memorial contributions in Richard’s name, may be made to Association of the Miraculous Medal, 1811 West Saint Joseph Street, Perryville, Missouri 63775 To send cards of comfort to the family of Richard Mason, please send to Cheryl Toner, 16 Woodland Road Pittstown, NJ 08867.