Thelma Mason

Obituary of Thelma Jean Mason

After 49 years apart, Thelma J Hamilton Mason had a heavenly reunion with her husband Robert L Mason I. Thelma left this world on August 10, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Thelma was born in Booth WV, a mining camp, on November 15, 1933, the daughter of the late Harold Hamilton and Gertrude V. Boggs Hamilton Gentile. She was a true “Coal miner’s daughter”. Thelma is preceded in death by her husband, Robert L Mason, I, father Harold Hamilton, mother Gertrude Gentile, stepfather John R. Gentile, brother Harold Hamilton, Jr., and her sister Brenice Frere. Thelma spent many years in the field of service to others. She worked at the Morgan Shirt Factory, Gentile Glass Company, Tony’s Restaurant and then at her passion as a cook at Westchester/Carlyle Halls, Summit Hall, Delta Gamma, Phi Beta Phi and lastly at Chi Omega until her stroke in 2010. She enjoyed being a “Mom” to the young ladies in the sororities. Thelma is survived by her son, Robert L. Mason II and wife, Karen; daughter, Janice Bender and husband, Steve; daughter, Linda Rosenberger, who lovingly cared for her until her passing; grandchildren, Erica Blosser, Heather Mason, Katie Boone, Stephen R Bender, Brian Bender, Randy Rodeheaver; 11 great grandchildren; and brother, James Hamilton. Thelma’s family would like to extend special thanks to Derek and Lauren from Amedisys Home Health, Carla and Robin from Amedisys Hospice, April, Ina and Wendy from Companion Care, Teresa, Mikki, and Janice from WV Aging. Also, many thanks to all who helped with the care of Thelma through the years. Friends and family will be received at Hastings Funeral Home, 153 Spruce Street, Morgantown, on Sunday, August 14th from 2 – 5 pm and on Monday, August 15th from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am with Pastor Lynda Masters officiating. Thelma will then be laid to rest alongside her husband at East Oak Grove Cemetery. Send condolences online at www.hastingsfuneralhome.com
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Sunday
14
August

Visitation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, August 14, 2022
Hastings Funeral Home
153 Spruce Street
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
304-292-8664
Monday
15
August

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, August 15, 2022
Hastings Funeral Home
153 Spruce Street
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
304-292-8664
Monday
15
August

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Monday, August 15, 2022
Hastings Funeral Home
153 Spruce Street
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
304-292-8664
Monday
15
August

Interment

12:00 pm
Monday, August 15, 2022
East Oak Grove Cemetery
Dorsey Ave.
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
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