Bernice G. Mason

GERRY — Bernice G. Mason, 88, a resident of Heritage Village Rehab & Skilled Nursing Facility, Gerry, formerly of Mile Strip Road, South Dayton, died Saturday, July 1, 2017, at her residence.

She was born in the town of Villenova on Dec. 27, 1928, the daughter of the late Roland and Lillian (Hart) Libby.

She worked as a bus driver for Pine Valley Central School, South Dayton, for 22 years.

Survivors include three daughters: Pamela (James) VanVlack of Seaford, Del., Karen “Bunny” (Craig) Hopkins of Sheridan and Debra Vasquez of Ormond Beach, Fla.; and a son, Ronald (Caprice) Mason of Gerry. Also survived by 14 grandchildren; 23 great- grandchildren; one great- great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, James W. Mason, who died Aug. 15, 1995; a twin brother, Albert Libby; three brothers: Burton Libby, Charles Bond and Francis Bond; and a sister, Marjorie Spears.

There will be no visitation observed. Funeral services are private and at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Smith Mills Cemetery, town of Hanover.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Gerry Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 182 Gerry, NY 14740.

Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville. To post condolences go to www. rilesandwoolleyfuneral