Today’s obituary is of my first cousin, twice removed, Raymond J. Mast, and was featured in the 7/8/1944 edition of the Lancaster Eagle Gazette:
Raymond J. Mast, 36, died Friday, 11:30 p.m., in his home, 347 East Mulberry-st, following a ten months’ illness. Mast worked for 15 years for Thomas Corbin Plumbing company and one year for himself before becoming ill.
He leaves the widow, Mary; two daughters, Jean Rose Mast, Lancaster, and Patricia Ruth Mast, of the home; his mother, Mrs. Essie Mast, of north of Lancaster; and one brother, Floyd Mast, of north of Lancaster.
Funeral services will be held Monday, 4 p.m., at Olive church, north of Lancaster, with the Rev. James Hough of Baltimore, and the Rev. Walter P. Castoe officiating. Burial is to be made in Tschopp cemetery, by Frank E. Smith.
Friends may call at the funeral home after Sunday noon.
Brian Davis – Christine Davis (Williams) – Ralph Scott Williams Jr. – Ralph Scott Williams Sr. (uncle of Raymond J. Mast)