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memorial page for
Shelton C. Mason
July 12, 1973
~ April 11, 2017
Shelton C. Mason 43, departed this life on April 11, 2017 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. He was born on July 12, 1973 in Long Branch, NJ to Michael and Delores Mason.
Shelton attended Long Branch High School and was an all-star athlete playing football and was a member of the wrestling team. After graduation he attended college at Upsala College in East Orange, NJ where he majored in Social Work. He joined the Lightning Lambda Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated in 1992. While enrolled in college he met his future wife Tyreasea (Johnson) in November 1992. They got married December 2000 in Las Vegas, NV; they have been married for the last 16 years.
He was an avid spectator of all things sports related, he especially enjoyed watching the Carolina Panthers professional football team and the University of North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team. He also loved to cruise with his favorite destination being St. Martin and his favorite activity on the boat was eating at the buffet.
Shelton worked for the University of Delaware at the time of his death.
Shelton was predeceased in death by his brother Keith Mason and his grandparents Ethel and William Gilbert and James S. Rice and Janie Robinson.
Shelton leaves behind to cherish his memories his beloved wife Tyreasea Mason; his parents Michael and Delores Mason; his mother-in-law Cheryl Brookings; two siblings Michael Wayne Mason and Robin Mason; several aunts and uncles Shirley Chapman, Edward and Bonnie Ross, Woodrow and Helen Gilbert, Bobby and Betsy Gilbert, Brenda Meyers, Seraya Robinson and Renee Blackwell; four nephews Michael Wayne Mason, Nasir Mason, T'mi Mason and Michael Keith Mason along with a niece Alnisa Mason as well as a host of other relatives and friends.