Suzanne L. Mason

READFIELD — Suzanne Louise Maddocks Mason, 86, of Readfield died Friday, July 1, 2011 at Maine General Rehabilitation-Glenridge in Augusta.

She was born in Augusta on Jan. 4, 1925, the daughter of Dr. Myron E. and Louise (Merrill) Maddocks. After graduating from Cony High School in 1943, she continued to enjoy the friendship of many of her former classmates.

Before her marriage to Richard Mason in 1952, Suzanne graduated from Westbrook College in 1946. She was employed as a medical secretary and laboratory technician at the Health Service at the University of Maine in Orono. She also was employed by the state in the forestry and banking departments for a time and also at the State Library.

While her family was young, Suzanne served as a Cub Scout den mother, elementary school volunteer and town librarian. She was an exceptional and giving person who will always be missed and never forgotten.

Suzanne was predeceased by her parents; and two sisters, Rachel M. Glenn of Pennsylvania and Mary E. Tyson of Bangor; along with several nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her husband, Richard, of Readfield; three sons, Richard F. Mason, Jr. of McBane, N.C., John W. Mason of West Kennebunk, and Alan B. Mason of Raymond; a granddaughter; three grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Hallowell Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin Street, Winthrop. Condolences may sent to the family through

Memorial donations may be made in Suzanne’s name to: The American Cancer Society, 170 U.S. Rt. 1 Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105 or The Kennebec Valley Humane Society, 10 Pet Haven Lane, Augusta, ME 04330 or The Cat Shelter, 188 Case Road, Winthrop, ME 04364.

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