WEST BURLINGTON — Mason E. Tiffany, 80, of West Burlington, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001, at The Meadows in Middlefield.
He was born Dec. 29, 1920, in Gilbertsville, the son of Ellis and Etta (Hackett) Tiffany.
He married Wanda Colburn on July 15, 1950.
Mason retired from the New York State Department of Transportation.
He continued to be active by enjoying the outdoors through fishing and hunting. Many hours were also spent sitting in his doorway socializing with neighbors while tinkering with mowers.
Mason is survived by his wife, Wanda; his children, Barbara Murphy, Linda Winsor and her husband, Robert; his grandchildren, Kevin Rous, Kristie Willix; great-grandchildren, Justin Rous, Jason Rous, Jordan Rous and George Mason Willix; his brothers, William and Raymond Tiffany; and his sisters, Gladys Wright and Shirley Tiffany and Betty Tiffany.
He was predeceased by one great-granddaughter, Erika: and his brothers, Clarence and Louis Tiffany.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at 11 a.m. at the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston, with the Rev. John Young officiating. Calling hours are Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mason's memory to the Edmeston Emergency Squad; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston.
Published in The Daily Star on Dec. 20, 2001.