Jeremy E. Mason

Sales Representative

Jeremy E. Mason, 77, a sales representative in the building industry, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 4 at Suburban Hospital. He had been a Bethesda resident for 47 years.

Mr. Mason was born in Baltimore and grew up in Westport, Conn. He graduated from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce, where he was a member of Theta Delta Chi and the Jefferson Society. During World War II, he served in the United States in the Army Air Forces. After the war, he went to work for a number of firms in the building industry, settling as an industrial sales representative for Owens Corning Fiberglas Corp., from which he retired in 1981.

After retirement, Mr. Mason lived part of the year in Duck, N.C. He was an avid golfer and sailor and for 20 years was an active volunteer for Suburban Hospital Lifeline and Meals on Wheels. He was a member of St. Johns Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Margaret Mason of Bethesda; three children, Pamela Mason of Glen Echo, Craig Mason of Germantown and John Mason of Richmond; a sister; and three grandchildren.