MASON – Scott W. Mason, died peacefully on April 01, 2013 at Hospice of New Jersey, Franciscan Oakes, Denville. Scott was surrounded by his loving family. Scott was born August 16, 1956 to Harriet and Frank Mason in Englewood, NJ and grew up in Haworth, NJ. Scott was a graduate of Northern Valley Regional High School, and earned his BFA from Pratt Institute. He worked for Tiffany & Company for 23 years, and then was CFO for Ralph Lauren Polo.com
Division. Scott was most recently the volunteer Artistic Director for Cornerstone Playhouse in Sussex, New Jersey. Scott is survived by his partner of 25 years, Michael Gillespie of Vernon, NJ; his sister Wendy and her husband Roger Guidi of Los Altos CA., their children Nicholas and Gabrielle Guidi of Los Altos CA; Jon and Kristin Guidi, and their children Giovanna and Julia of Pebble Beach, CA; Christopher and Joanna Guidi, and their daughter Olivia, of Napa, CA; Maryann and William Fitzgerald, and their daughter Lauren, of Port Jervis, New York; Frank and Cindy Gillespie, and their children, Krysta and Dylan, of Marlboro, New York; Christopher and Jean Gillespie, and their children, Justin, Chris, and Michael, of Matamoras, PA; and Tonianne Motta, and her son Anthony, of Port Jervis, NY. Funeral services are being held at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ. Visitation will be Thursday April 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, and Friday morning at 10 AM for a final gathering. Interment will follow at 11 AM at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus, New Jersey. Those attending can meet at the Cemetery Office at 11 AM. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 PM Friday April 5th at The Lake Mohawk Country Club, Sparta, New Jersey. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested in Scott's name to The American Thoracic Society - Curing Respiratory Diseases Through Research and Education. Please visit them at www.foundation.thoracic.org
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