David Edwin Mason

David  Edwin Mason

With heavy hearts the family of David Edwin Mason of Castlegar wishes to announce his unexpected passing at his home on Monday, October 13, 2014 blessed with 65 years of life.

David was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on May 4, 1949 to parents Audrey and Robert Mason. He worked as a Materials Coordinator for Fortis until retirement in May 2014. He met and on May 10, 1975 married Kathleen Mary Moffat and they raised 3 children. In his younger years David played football in college, was a fastball pitcher, was an avid golfer, enjoyed curling and played slowpitch. He was an umpire for baseball and slowpitch and also a baseball coach in Trail, where he got to coach both of his sons. He enjoyed wood working, watching hockey and western movies but especially loved being a full-time Grandpa, as a granddaughter lived with them.

David was predeceased by his mother Audrey Hydomako, father Robert Mason, stepfather Michael Hydomako and his daughter Stacey Curry.

Left to mourn his loss is loving wife of 39 years Kathy, his sons Matt (Jenn) and grandchildren Maia, Macy and Makayla and Paul (Jill) and grandson Linden, his son-in-law Wes Curry and granddaughter Elizabeth.

Cremation has taken place in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.

A Celebration of Life will take place at the Blueberry Creek Community School on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 1:00PM.

Donations in David’s Memory may be made to

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.

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