M. Lillian Mason

January 27, 1920 ~ March 16, 2019 (age 99)


CAPE VINCENT- M. Lillian Mason, 99 , of Cape Vincent Passed away peacefully at Samaritan Summit Village in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday March 16th, 2019. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home Inc. Cape Vincent, NY.  

She was the daughter of the late Robert and Catherine Yott. Born on Wolfe Island on January 27th, 1920; she moved to Cape Vincent in 1923.

She attended local schools and worked at various restaurants in and around Cape Vincent. She married Alton W. Mason on May 17th, 1941. They lived in the village until moving to their farm on Stony Point Road-where they worked and lived for twenty-seven years. after selling their farm they moved back to the village in 1977.

She was a member of St. Vincent of Paul Catholic Church and also a member of the Altar Rosary Society. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for over sixty years.

Lillian was predeceased by her husband Alton, her parents, five sisters: Agnes Hulton, Wolfe Island Canada, Eileen Docteur, Chaumont, Gladys Docteur, Cape Vincent, Katherine White, Cape Vincent, Francis Champagne, Bellvill Canada, Edith Knapp, Cape Vincent. Four brothers: Howard Yott, Chaumont, Victor Yott, Three Mile Bay, Bernard Yott, Michigan, Robert Yott, Cape Vincent.

Calling hours will be Friday March 22nd, 2019 from 4pm-7pm at Cleveland Funeral Home Inc. Cape Vincent, NY. A funeral service will be held Saturday March 23rd, 2019 at 11am at St. Vincent of Paul Church in Cape Vincent, NY.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Cape Vincent Ambulance Fund.

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Calling Hours
March 22, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cleveland Funeral Home - Cape Vincent
188 W. Broadway St.
Cape Vincent, NY 13618

Funeral Mass
March 23, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Vincent of Paul Church
139 N Kanady St.
Cape Vincent, NY 13618


Cape Vincent Volunteer Ambulance Fund
PO Box 609, Cape Vincent NY 13618

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