Bette J. Mason

Bette J. Mason

STARKSBORO- Bette J Mason, 93, died at her home in Starksboro on Thursday, February 18, 2021 with family by her side.  She was born November 10, 1927 in Bristol to Clayton and Leta (Graham) Alger.

Bette lived a life of hard work as a homemaker, commercial baker, hotel receptionist, foster parent, and home childcare provider.  Bette received great pleasure serving homecooked comfort foods which were sure to include her renowned donuts, pies, and pickles.  Bette was an avid reader and especially enjoyed doing so with her Boston Terrier Bobbie Toes on her lap.

Bette was predeceased by her loving husband David (Stoney) Mason.  She is survived by her son Richard Mason and wife Heather Purinton, and grandson Everett Mason of Hinesburg.

Per Bette’s request there will be no visiting hours or funeral service.  A gathering of remembrance for both Bette and Stoney will be announced at a future date.  Online condolences at

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Charlene Mason Fullerton
3 years ago

We send our love and heartfelt sympathy to you Rick, Heather, & Everett. Bette & David will be dearly missed. Our wonderful memories of time spent with them in Vermont span many years, especially Summer family reunions and Fall holidays. David & Bette’s hospitality and her home cooking In their charming farmhouse was such a blessing to the Larry & Barbara Mason

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