Tara Yvette Mason, age 53, of McHenry, died Monday, November 29, 2010 at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
She was born August 1, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky to Ralph and Phoebe (Salyers) Cole. On July 24, 1982 she married Robert L. Mason at Shepherd of the Lake Church in Grayslake.
Tara grew up in the Round Lake Beach and Grayslake areas. She had been a resident of McHenry for the past 23 years. She was employed as a data computer operator for Safety Kleen in Elgin.
She was a member of the Church of The Nazarene in Crystal Lake. She was an avid water sport enthusiast, loved theme parks and volleyball.
Survivors include her husband Robert of 28 years; two children, Brittany and Brandon both of McHenry; her father, Ralph Cole of Pikeville, Kentucky; step-father, Roger Dema of Almo, Kentucky; her in-laws, Lloyd and Marilyn Mason of Round Lake Beach; two sisters, Kendal (Scott) Inman, Rosalie Reed; two brothers, Ralph Cole, Rovvie (Debbie) Cole; and a sister-in-law, Lori (Luis) Pocasangre.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Phoebe Dema.
Friends and neighbors may greet the family from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at the Church of Nazarene, 531 Devonshire Lane, Crystal Lake, Il.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, at the Church of The Nazarene.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials to the Mason Children Education Fund, P.O. Box 343, McHenry, Il 60051, would be greatly appreciated. .
For more information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or send the family an on-line condolence at www.justenfh.com