For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
MASON, Eric Bruce - passed away December 12, 2002, in Halifax, N.S., at the age of 76. Born in the Head of St. Margaret's Bay, he was a son of the late Asa Singleton and Nellie Maude (Hatt) Mason. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in January of 1945 and retired as a LCdr. in September 1974, serving on HMC ships, St. Boniface, Puncher, York, Warrior, Magnificent, Iroquois, La Hulloise, Haida, Cape Breton, Quebec and Bonaventure. He then worked at Naval Engineering Unit Atlantic as a naval constructor until his retirement in 1983. He was an avid gardener, reader, and woodworker. Surviving are his twin daughters Ellen (Collin, Cdr.) Darlington, Halifax; Karen (Brian) Haverstock, Calgary: sons, Peter (Beverley), Halifax; Roger (Wendy), Vernon, B.C.: brothers, Lionel (Lynda) of Toronto, Ont.; Singie (Shirley), Baddeck: sister, Barbara (Richard) Peart, Head of St. Margaret's Bay; grandchildren, Joshua, Matthew, Daniel, Laura, Victoria, Christopher and Anna: numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Geraldine; brothers, Darrell and Ralph; and sister, Nellie Juanita.
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