150x193-3758561Dorothy M. (Peterson) Mason 93, of Auburn, died Thursday, September 24, 2015 in her home after an illness surrounded by her loving family.

Dorothy was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Charles and Marion (Dragon) Peterson. She graduated from South High School and was a Professional tap dancer for many years. Later in her life she worked at H.H. Brown Shoe in Worcester. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and enjoyed volunteering at the ice cream shop at Auburn Life Care.

Her husband, Raymond L. Mason died in 1996. She leaves her son, Kenneth F. Turner and his wife, Kathleen of Auburn with whom she made her home; 5 grandchildren, Sandra Baker, Sharon Gaskill, Susan Johndrow, Edward Gauthier and Joseph Fagan; 12 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren and many cousins.

Dorothy’s family would like to send their heartfelt thanks to the JHC Hospice team, Donna and Bernice, Caregivers, Becky and Ofelia and the many volunteers for their care and compassion shown to Dot and her family, “You were angels sent from heaven”.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 11 AM in Hillside Cemetery, Auburn, MA. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to JHC Hospice, 629 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609.