Margaret Conard Mason of Kennett Square

Margaret Conard Mason, 99, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Mason who died in 2012 and with whom she shared 74 years of marriage.

Margaret Conard Mason

Born in West Chester, she was a daughter of the late Roland and the late Edith (Harward) Conard. She was a 1936 graduate of Unionville High School.

Margaret was a seamstress by trade and also helped with the family business. After retirement, she and her husband made many different crafts that are enjoyed to this day by family and many in the community. In recent years, Margaret was thankful for her caregivers and many friends at Steward Place at Ware Presbyterian Village. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Her family was her pride and joy.

Survivors include one son, Joseph “Richard” Mason (Nancy); two daughters, Margaret M. Scarlett and Barbara M. Frezzo (Emidio); five grandchildren, Richard Mason (Betsy), Jeffrey Mason (Veronica), Clifford Scarlett (Bonnie), Shannon Helmecki (Todd), and Scott DiStefano (Christina) and eleven Great-Grandchildren. She was predeceased by three sisters, Virginia, Catherine, and Evelyn and her son-in-law Clifford B. Scarlett.

You are invited to visit with Margaret’s family and friends from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. at Saint Patrick Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square.  Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the Benevolent Care Fund of Ware Presbyterian Village. Checks payable to Ware Presbyterian Village and mailed to Presbyterian Senior Living, Resource Development Office, One Trinity Drive East, Suite 201, Dillsburg, PA 17019. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit

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