Patricia Fontaine Mason of Hermiston was born April 13, 1934 in St. Joseph, Missouri the youngest of sixteen children born to William W. And Jessica (Mays) Willis. She died on May 7, 2018 in Hermiston at the age of 84.
As an infant, Patricia was adopted by Clifford and Beatrice Bean. She married L.D. McCubbins on October 4, 1949 and settled on the family farm in Touchet, Washington. From this union six children were born, the couple later divorced. In 1968, she married Myron Lippincott and they had one son before they divorced. In 1970, she married LeRoy Mason and the couple had one son. Together the couple lived in a variety of places including; Union, Portland and Hermiston, Oregon.
She was preceded in death by both sets of her parents, all of her Willis siblings, her daughter, Evelyn (Don) Patterson, sons, Robert McCubbins and James Mason.
She is survived by her husband, LeRoy of Umatilla; brother and sister, Richard and Sharon Bean of Milton Freewater; children, Darlene (Marty) Schmid of Hermiston, Eileen (Jim) Daniel & Malinda (Shawn) Prendiville of Walla Walla, WA, Michael (Julie) McCubbins of Touchet, WA, Brian Lippincott of Portland, stepson, Jimmy Mason of Portland, stepdaughter, Kandie Jensen of Stanfield; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life and BBQ will be held from 2-5 P.M. on Saturday June 2, 2018 at her daughter Darlene’s residence 32407 E Punkin Center Rd. Hermiston, Oregon.
Family suggest memorial donations be sent to Vange John Memorial Hospice 645 W. Orchard Avenue #300 Hermiston, Oregon 97838.
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