Dennis W. Mason

Died: Sat., Jan. 30, 2021


Family to do services at later date


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Dennis W. Mason, 72, passed away January 30th at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie, Pa., after a short illness. He was a 1966 graduate of Youngsville High School. Dennis was in all sports at YHS. He was Quarterback of the YHS first undefeated 1965 football team. Dennis also placed 5th in the Javelin event at the Pennsylvania State Track Meet in 1966, also held the YHS Javelin record of 174 ft 11 ½ in.. Dennis received a scholarship at Edinboro College for football. A head injury he received in a game in his freshman year caused him to lose the scholarship.


Dennis joined the Air Force for 3 years and was stationed at Okinawa during Viet Nam Era where he was exposed to agent orange. After the Air Force Dennis moved to Texas, wrote a Novel called the “LANTREN” and owned and operated two Tae Kwon Do schools with his sister in law, June Kiser Mason. Dennis became a 4th degree Black Belt. Dennis moved back to Youngsville in 1998. He was employed by Whirley in Warren, Dennis also taught reflexology in various facilities in Warren, Pa. Dennis was a member of the American Legion post 658 in Youngsville. The last few years Dennis lived and took care of his elderly mother Ruth Mason.

Dennis is survived by his mother Ruth Mason and two brothers, Gib Mason and Ric Mason, sister in laws, Vicki Mason and June Mason. Preceded in death by brother Baby David Mason and his father Virgil W. Mason.

No funeral service, however a Celebration of Life will be announced at later date.

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Pamela Haugner (Hutley)
   Posted Sun January 31, 2021
My deepest condolences on the loss of our dear Denny. He was an amazing guy.
RIP my friend, with no more suffering. God Bless your family.

Jane Dailey Oswald
   Posted Sun January 31, 2021
Ruth, Gib and Rick I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Dennis. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May he be resting in peace now. Janie

Barb Holmes
   Posted Mon February 01, 2021
Ruth, so sorry to hear of Dennis's passings. Keeping you in my prayers my dear friend.

Fred Huffman
   Posted Mon February 01, 2021
My deepest condolences to the Mason Family, especially my second Mother Ruth, for the loss of Den. He was a true friend and I will cherish memories of our times together on the basketball court and football field. Love to all.

Fred Huffman

Wally Long
   Posted Mon February 01, 2021
The news of Dennis's passing was some sad news and we will miss his smiling face immensely. He was a friend since our childhood. He was a good man and a wonderful person. Our hearts go out to Ruth, Gib, Ric, and all their family members. Praying for your strength and comfort during this time. A Friend always, Wally Long

Tom Long
   Posted Mon February 01, 2021
What an honor and privilege it was to live next door to the Mason family. Dennis was a true life long friend.I will treasure the wonderful memories of our adventures together that spanned 65 years.....

Kim and Linda Mason
   Posted Fri February 05, 2021
So sorry for your loss. I wish I could have gotten to know Denny better. Please let us know when there be a gathering. Love, Kim and Linda

Rick Briggs
   Posted Sat February 06, 2021
My condolences to the Mason family on Dennis' passing. I have fond memories of being a teammate of Dennis's on the YHS football and track and field teams although
I graduated a year before him I remember him well.

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