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Mrs. Diane Mason

May 9, 1932 — April 16, 2023

Longtime, active parishioner of First Congregational Church of Waterbury

WATERBURY – Diane E. (Lake) Mason, age 90, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2023, in the comfort of her home. She was the widow of E. Phillip Mason who passed in 2011.

Diane was born on May 9, 1932 in Providence RI, the daughter of the late Llewellyn and Grace (Apley) Lake. Diane was raised in Cranston, RI, where she attended school and later married Phil. They had two children before moving to Waterbury in 1959 where they later had their third child. Diane was a longtime parishioner of the First Congregational Church of Waterbury. There she was a Nursery School teacher and Sunday School teacher and participated in every activity the church had for the past sixty years. She was truly a pillar of her church community. She was a kind, compassionate, patient, and loving woman who treasured her role as wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, painting, and crafts of all kinds. Diane will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to know and love her.

Left to honor her legacy and cherish her memory are her children; her son, Phillip Mason (Kim) of Boynton Beach FL, and daughters, Pam Albon (Tom) of Middlebury and Joanne Mason with whom Diane made her home. She also leaves her grandchildren; Matthew (Carla) Albon and Eric Albon and her beloved, great grandson, Mason Albon as well as her sister G. Audrey (Stewart) Davis of The Villages, FL and two nieces and one nephew.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mason will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 11:30 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Waterbury, 222 West Main St Waterbury. Burial will be held at the convenience of her family in Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to First Congregational Church of Waterbury (Scholarship Fund). The family would like to thank all of Mom's Caregivers, and her Hartford Healthcare hospice team of nurses, aides and music therapist. Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Care have been honored to care for the Mason family during this difficult time. Loving-kindness is always welcome, and it only takes a moment to offer a message of condolence, words of comfort, or share a memory with the family and friends of someone important to you. Please visit the funeral home’s tribute page at to do so.
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