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Carol J. Mason

d. March 5, 2023

Carol Jean Mason, age 88 of East Sparta, passed away on March 5, 2023 at Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar following a brief illness.

She was born on March 21, 1934 in Canton to the late Harold “Jack” and Georgianna “Ann” (Manly) Lewis.

Carol was a 1952 graduate from Canton South High School.

She was a loyal employee at Malavite Excavating Inc. for over 51 years.

Carol enjoyed her trips and was a faithful fan of the Cleveland Cavaliers & Guardians baseball. She loved to play cards, especially with her monthly card club ladies whom she loved dearly.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Chet (Sandy) Mason, Cindy (John “Shorty”) May, and Chris Mason; grandchildren, Jennifer (Robert) Russell and John (Ashley) May; great-granddaughters, Lela, Georgie, and Evelyn Russell; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving sweetheart, Gust Malavite Sr. whom she shared more than 44 years with; a brother, Robert Lewis Sr.; and a sister, Virginia Walker.

Friends and family may call Thursday March 9, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home 4041 Cleveland Ave S Canton, OH 44707.

Honoring Carol’s wishes, a private service will be held at a later date.

The family would like to thank Aultman Hospice, especially Jodi & Heidi, and the caring staff at Hennis Care Centre, especially Tara. Memorial donations may be made to Aultman Hospice, 2821 Woodlawn Ave. NW Canton, OH 44708.

Arrangements are entrusted to Kreighbaum Sanders Funeral Home 4041 Cleveland Ave S. Canton, OH 44707. Friends and family may share condolences and memories online at

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