Sinclairville - Helen Ruth Mason, 84 of Sinclairville, died Thursday, January 23, 2014 at WCA Hospital.
Born July 14, 1929 in Sinclairville, the daughter of the late Thomas Fredrick and Eva M. Harper Mason. A Sinclairville resident all of her life, she was a graduate and valedictorian of Cassadaga Valley Central School, class of 1947.
Ruth was employed at M. Wile, Dunkirk as a machine operator and previously at Winnaward, Sinclairville.
She was a member of the Charlotte Center United Methodist Church, Charlotte Center Cemetery Board, the former Charlotte Center Grange, Charter member of the Valley Historical Society and a long-time volunteer at the Sinclairville Library.
Sister of the late Margaret Marsh; aunt of Linda Marsh Pope of Portland, OR, James R. Marsh of Jamestown, Patricia M. Marsh of Los Lunas, NM, Susan M. DeGolier of Stockton, Kenneth R. Marsh of Smyrna, TN, Tina A. Marsh of Scottsville, David A. Marsh and Priscilla M. Shaw, both of Fredonia. Also survived by many great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Funeral service 1 p.m. Friday in the Charlotte Center United Methodist Church. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville.
Memorials to the Charlotte Center United Methodist Church or Sinclairville Library.