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Mason George Jr.

March 27, 1934 – Nov. 16, 2020

Mason George Jr., 86, Altoona, died Monday evening at his residence, after a brief illness. He was born in Richmond, Va., a son of the late Mason and Mary (Kanode) George. On Apr. 14, 1951, he married Patricia A. White in Altoona. She preceded him in death March 11, 2009.

Surviving are: four children: Cindy A. (Randy) Wertz and Mary Ann George, both of Altoona, Bruce George of Harrisburg, and Zane (Jennifer) George of Frederick, Md.; a brother, Charles T. (Betty) George of Indianapolis, Ind.; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by four children: Bonnie Lou Forlina, Barry, Mason and Brian George; and a grandson, Christopher George.

In 1989, Mason retired as a maintenance supervisor from Servomation in Altoona after 35 years of service. He previously worked for Pepsi Cola, Altoona.

Mason was a 1950 graduate of Everett High School. He was a past member of the Concordia Club and Froshinn Singing Society and enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing, boating and was “Mister Fix-It”.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, services are private at the convenience of the family. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park, Altoona.

There will be a private family-only visitation Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at Jones Funeral Home, Altoona.

In memory of Mason, please make contributions to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602 or to a charity of your choice.