PAULINE MAE(ROMPALSKI) MASON
Pauline, age 83, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on January 7, 2017. She was born in York, PA to the late Joseph and Almeda Rompalski. She lived in Yoe and Red Lion, PA before moving with her family to Havre de Grace, MD in 1941. After graduating from Havre de grace High School in 1951, she moved to Wilmington, DE to work for the DuPont Co. on a work-study program to become a Secretary.
Pauline took a two-year clerical course at Goldey-Beacom College, working at the Dupont Co. for one year in the cashier’s office and twenty-five more years in the Auditing Division of the Finance Department. She retired in 1985 then worked as a school bus aide for two years for the Charles W. Bush School.
Pauline enjoyed traveling with AARP, photography, singing in Church choirs for over 40 years and working on her grandfather’s farm for six summers.
Pauline was preceded in death by a daughter Sandra Lee Mason in 2006, a sister Phyllis Elaine Robinson in 2000 and a brother Kenneth Leroy Rompalski in 1951, a Korean War casualty. She is survived by one sister Virginia Ruth Rompalski who lives in Towson, MD and three nieces.
A memorial service will be held at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, on Sunday, February 12, at 2:00pm where a visitation will start at 1:00pm. Burial will be at Yoe Union Cemetery in Yoe, PA at a later date.
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