Rosalind Jane Mason (nee LeDrew)

January 3, 2017


It is with great sadness, we announce the sudden passing of Rosalind (Roz) Mason, age 73 years of Avondale, NL. She passed peacefully away surrounded by family and friends at the Health Sciences Centre on Jan. 03,2017. Predeceased by her loving parents: C. Emerson LeDrew and Daisy LeDrew (nee Tilley) and brother Winston LeDrew. Leaving to mourn with treasured memories: her daughter Jolyn (Myron); son Jody (Cavell); sister Dallas Hewitt (Richard) and Aunt Daphne Earle; as well as many relatives and friends. She is resting at Carnell Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd, St. John’s on Friday January 6 and Saturday January 7 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday January 9 at 10 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Roz’s name may be made to Young Adult Cancer Canada.



2-4 p.m. on January 6, 2017

7-9 p.m. on January 6, 2017

2-4 p.m. on January 7, 2017

7-9 p.m. on January 7, 2017

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Jolyn, Jody, Cavell,

Roz was a wonderful person who opened her home and heart to this stranger from away. She personified what being a Newfoundlander is all about and I will always feel privileged to say that I knew her and shared a small part of her light. I will miss her greatly and remember her with fondness always. She will always be my Udder Mudder.

Dallas and Roz’s family,
Sorry for your loss. I remember lots of Sunday visits to Kelligrews when we were children. We were always made so welcome. We also enjoyed Roz and Belle’s visits to New Cove Rd. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Barbara (Connolly) Butt

Jolyn & Jody, I was saddened to hear of the sudden passing of you mom.A wonderful woman filled with kindness, love and pride for her children .She will be sadly missed.I will continue to remember all of you in my prayers. May her gentle soul rest in peace !1

To Daphne and Dallas. So sorry to hear about Ros. We had many hours of fun and laughter through the years of our childhood. We picked blueberries together as kids, went to girl guide camp and went into nurses training together as teenagers. She taught me how to laugh at myself. She even taught me how to “jive”. I missed her when she decide not to continue with nursing after her Mom`s death. She will always be apart of my fondest memories, as I know she will for both of you.
My sincerest sympathy,

Jody, Jolyn, and Cavell,
Please accept my deepest condolences. Ros was a very wise lady, with a witty sense of humor. Any conversation with her would leave you chuckling. Rest assured that she was welcomed into heaven with open arms by the many friends and family from the North Side of Avondale who have gone before her. The loving memories you hold in your hearts will keep your mom near you always. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Jolyn, Jody and Family
Please except my deepest condolences. Your mother was a very kind, considerate and special woman. We worked together years ago and and had a good laugh. She will be truly missed. Cherish all your memories of such a wonderful woman and mother. May she rest in peace.

Roz was a cousin I never got to meet. She was so respected by so many people in Newfoundland. I have benefited from her loving work on saving the family histories. My Mom was a Tilley, (Hilda Connolly’s sister) and it was wonderful to find out family connections from Roz’s research..Roz made a difference in many lives….someone to be proud of
Sorry for your loss..

Jolene, Jody and Families,
Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your Mom. I worked at the Bank of Montreal East End Branch many years ago with her and she was such a lovely lady, great to work with and she always had a smile for everyone. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Remember all the good times as our mmemories are our greatest gift when our love one pass..

Jody, Jolyn and families, Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your beloved mom.
I worked with Roz at The Bank of Montreal in the mid-seventies and eighties, although I have not seen her for some time, I can tell by the many condolence comments that she never changed her style. Roz was kind, funny and smart, she never tired or got frustrated on any level while training me or in the years we worked together, she was a complete joy to be around. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.

Jody and Jolyn, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. Roz was a wonderful and facinating person with a kind heart. We had many interesting conversations over the years on the phone and I was so glad to have a chance to chat with her on Christmas Day. I will miss Roz’s christmas cards that she always signed off with her own sense of humour….”hoping you have a cool yule”. We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Greg Darlene, Kara and Grant
(Windsor, Ontario)

Sending our condolences, and keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Jody, Jolyn and families, so sorry to hear of your moms passing.I treasured every day that i worked with her. My Deepest sympathy goes out to you guys. She will always have a special place in my heart RIP Ros

Jolyn, Jody and families, we offer our sincere condolences on the passing of Roz. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. RIP

Thinking of you at this sad time. Your mom must have been a wonderful woman because she had a fantastic son! Deepest sympathy to you, Cavell and all your family.

Dallas and family,
So sorry to hear that Roz had passed away. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Roz. will always be there with you in loving memories.

Eddie, Barb. , Maureen Brown

Jody, Jolyn , Dallas and Daphne and families so very sorry to hear of your Ros;’s passing She was a very kind, considerate and compassionate person. My thoughts and prayers are with you. all. She is now in the arms of God, a beautiful angel is on her journey home.

Bernadette Murray

Jody, Cavell and family, we are very sad to hear of your Mom’s passing. Treasure your memories closely. Thinking of you all.

Jolyn and Jody, we are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please accept our sincere condolences.

My thoughts are with Jolyn and family during this most difficult time. Thinking of you. xo

My condolences to the family, I knew Roz growing up and she was such a kind hearted person. She will ne missed.

We are so sorry to hear of you mom’ s passing. Roz was always a great friend to mom, dad and myself. I treasure my many visits and chats with her. and the many books we shared. She was always there to bring me up to date with the news of Avondale. I will miss her very much especially when I visit home. May God be with you all through this difficult time.

Jody and Jolyn, we can’t say how sorry we are about the passing of your Mom. She was one in a million and always kind. You both have our deepest sympathy. You both are in our prayers. Rest in Peace Ros.

Jody and family, we are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. It is a tough time and we just want you to know we are thinking about you, Cavell and your family as you lay your mother to rest xoxo

Jolyn and Jody, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families …we have many memories of Ros and the love she had for both of you. RIP Ros.

Dallas and family
Deepest sympathy, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jolene and Jodie and relatives: Sorry for your mom passing. SHe is now at rest and peace. SHe is sure missed on the Goat Shore Road.Take care and God Bless.

Jolyn and Jodie. So very sorry to hear of your mothers passing. I met your mother in 2002 when we were both patients at the Miller Center. We then became very good friends. We became very close when I moved back to NL from Lab. spending many afternoons together doing puzzles together or watching Who wants to be a millionaire. It was always a pleasure to spend time with her. I will miss our time together. Ye both are in our thoughts and prayers as ye go through this difficult time. RIP my dear and wonderful friend.
Patsy & Harvey Sheppard

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