February 17, 1931 ~ February 21, 2018
James Mason passed away peacefully in his home on February 21, 2018. He was born in Ohio and moved to Alameda as a teen. Jim was a U.S. Army vet, having served in Korea. Jim worked as a tool and die maker for 40 years. He and his wife, Vivian has resided in the Mission San Jose area since 1956. James is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Vivian Mason, daughter Kam (Rick), son John, four Grandchildren, Kate (Todd), Jonathan (Laura), Ryan, and Randi, four Great Grandchildren, Tyler, Trent, Faith and Jack. Jim was preceded in death by his son Jim Jr. Friends and family are invited to a Memorial Mass at St. Josephs Catholic Church, 43148 Mission Blvd., Fremont, CA 94539, on June 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM. A celebration of Jim’s life will immediately follow the Mass.