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Henry A. Mason Sr. Dies at 63

Henry A. Mason Sr.

Henry A. Mason Sr., also known as “Flash,” “BaBash,” Stinkweed or “Flashington,” of D. Hamilton Jackson Terrace died on Dec. 22. He was 63 years old.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elisa M. Miller; father, Henrique A. Mason; brothers: Mario Mason and Henrique Mason Jr.

He is survived by his son, Henry A. Mason Jr.; stepmother, Norma Mason; second mom, Eleanor P. Mason; grandchildren: Aliyana Love and Alexandria Faith Mason and Alayah Hope Challenger; sisters: Patricia and Debra Mason, Arleen Miller, Diana Kelly, Pauline J. Hansen and Valerie Samaroo; stepsisters: Dianne Ventura and Michelle John; brothers: Antonio Oppenheimer, Eugene, Ryan Sr., Mark and Gary Mason, and Bruce Kelly; and nieces: Denisia Vanterpool-Rohlicek, Damara and Dalisha Vanterpool, Anisha Allick Campbell, Shawna and Shanoi Silvest, Charnelle Gerard, Chenille and Cenoya Hendricks, Deshay Phillips, Shamira, Shanice, Shaniqua, Shamoi and Shania Hansen, Elisa Carmona, Shermira and Alira Mason.

He is also survived by nieces: Jeanme Barnes, Kendra Cunningham, Danielle Kelly, Tonetta Jackson, Shequani Gordon, Toshanie, Lee, Victoria Mason and Shequanda Mason Alabi; nephews: Aliko and Akido Vanterpool, Anthony Allick Jr., Wayne Jr. and Khaliif Gerard, Mario Jr., Adam, Ralph, Henrique, Mario III, Shane, Louise, Shawn, Jalen, Gary Jr., Lambert, Victor Mason, Mario Woods, Rasheen Samaroo, Bruce Jr., Malik, Marquis and Jayden Kelly; aunts: Bodil Mason-Simmonds and Denise Mason; uncles: Augustin Jr., Mario Sr. and Dale Mason; daughter-in-law, Mosis Mason; brothers-in-law: Shawn Hendricks, Kevin White and Halvor Hansen Jr.; and sisters-in-law: Vathy, Earline and Rosemary Mason.

Other survivors include friends: Jenny Martinez-Perry, Richard Branch, Allen Vanterpool, Steveroy Simon a/k/a “Grinjah, Abdul Jazmaine, and The Graveyard Crew Shop Crew, Esa, Rashida Farrell, Clinton Phillip Jr., the RDC4LYFE family, Sherry “Sherrington” Newton, Russell “Russington” Newton, Eliza “Ellington” Joshua, Celia “Celington” Simmonds, Myra Hendricks and the D. Hamilton Jackson Terrace family and the Watergut Shanty Crew and Boss; cousin and other relatives: Jerraine and Colette Miller, the Cartie family; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27, at James Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

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