WALLINGFORD - George I. Mason, Sr., 67, beloved husband of Alleane Peitersen Mason, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006 at MidState Medical Center in Meriden. Born in Brighton, MA on July 30, 1939, he was the son of Marjory Gay of Meriden and his late stepfather, Floyd A. Gay. He lived in Meriden for most of his life and served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1962, aboard the USS Newport News. He worked as a truck driver for thirty-five years, the last twenty-five years for A.P.A. Transport until he retired. He was a member of Teamsters Local 677. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Sherri (Mason) Blaisdell and her husband, Charles Blaisdell III of Cromwell; two sons, George I. Mason, Jr. of Wallingford and Allen C. Mason and his fiancee, Simmynora Dryxler of Middletown; a brother, Floyd T. Gay of Meriden; a brother-in-law, Jens Peitersen and his wife, Barbara of Kickland, WA; six grandchildren, Carol Mason, Christian Mason, Bryce Blaisdell, Kelly Mason, Zackary Blaisdell and Christopher Mason; two nephews, David Darin of Richmond, VA and Jens Peitersen of Kickland, WA and two nieces, Joann Darin Stempeck of North Haven and Paulette Denman of Kickland, WA; two aunts, Pearl Webster of Hyde Park, NY and Lillian Sutkowski of Middletown; and several cousins. He was predeceased by his mother-in-law, Helen Peitersen, his sister-in-law, Janet P. Darin and his father, Frank Mason. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, at 3:30 p.m. at the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. The Rev. Perry L. Beaver will officiate. Relatives and friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m.

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  1. Alleane, Sherri, George Jr, Allen & families, Aunt Marge & Floyd. I am so very sorry of the loss of someone who is so very, very special. A wonderful, loving & caring person. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Also, know how much I love my cousin George and love each one of you. With my deepest sympathy. With Love, your cousin Carole

  2. Dear Alleane, I am so sorry to learn that you have lost your husband. My thoughts are with you. I extend my deep sympathy to you and your family.

  3. Dear George and Family, I was so saddened to learn of your fathers death. You are all in my thoughts and prayers and ask that you please accept my heartfelt condolences.

  4. Dear George and Family, We just wanted to let you know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Gail and Barry

  5. Dear George and Family, We were saddend to hear of your dad’s passing. Love, Eric, Debbie, Megan and Jordan

  6. George and family,I’m so sorry for your loss. I hope George is in a much better place now. God Bless.

  7. George, Carol, Christian and family: Just wanted to let you know that you are in our thoughts during this difficult time and we send our sympathy on the loss of your dad/grampa

  8. Just wanted allof you to know that we are thinking of all of you in your sorrow. God bless all of you. Tena and Boots.

  9. Mason Family, Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of George.I knew George when he visited the Bess Eaton Donut shop (east main street,I was a waitress)and got his daily fix of coffee and conversation.He was a wonderful,friendly person.Please know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. God Bless you all.

  10. Our prayers are with your family during this very sad time. May you find comfort in knowing that George is at peace now. In deepest sympathy…Love Brian and MaryBeth Salisbury

  11. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We were all sadden to hear of George’s passing. Please know we are thinking of you and your family at this time. Wound & Hyperbaric Care Staff

  12. To my Dearst Grandchildren, youhave just lost one of the biggest building blocksof your life. A grandfather is as important to a child as a Father. You learn from the stories that you hear from him and from the Love that he shared with the two of you. Carol he once told me when you were a little girl that we all share a beautiful little girl and Christian He was so proud of you. He Loved the two of you dearlt because you were the first grandchildren to come into his life, and he Love the two of you very very much. George may you rest in peace.You will be missed by everyone. Love Nanny and Poppy Dyer.

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