Helen Ruth Mason

SINCLAIRVILLE – Helen Ruth Mason, 84, of Sinclairville, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at WCA Hospital.

She was born July 14, 1929, in Sinclairville, the daughter of the late Tho-mas 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, a 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, Ore., James R. Marsh of Jamestown, Patricia M. Marsh of Los Lunas, N.M., Susan M. DeGolier of Stockton, Kenneth R. Marsh of Smyrna, Tenn., Tina A. Marsh of Scottsville, and David A. Marsh and Priscilla M. Shaw, both of Fredonia. Also survived by many great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Charlotte Center United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville.

Memorials to the Charlotte Center United Methodist Church or Sinclairville Library.