Gina Marie Mason

December 30, 1959September 5, 2017

Lewiston -Gina Marie Mason of Ridge Road in Lisbon Falls was welcomed into the presence of her Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. She was greeted in glory by her beloved father Chauncey R. Crafts. Born in Lewiston on December 30, 1959 the daughter of Chauncey and Carmella DeBurra Crafts. She graduated from Lisbon High School in 1978 and earned an associates degree from Westbrook College in 1980. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Turner.She married Rick Mason of Lisbon Falls on August 25, 1979. They made their home on Ridge Road where she loved making her house everyone's home. They built their house themselves from trees that grew on their property. They enjoyed raising and talking about their children, teaching Sunday School, riding in their 1964 Chevrolet pick-up truck, and completing projects around the house. They did not enjoy spending time apart but preferred to live life together. Her most prized accomplishment was her children Garrett and Haley Mason. Not a day went by that she didn't call her kids and tell them she loved them. She was first and foremost a mother, not only to her kids but to countless others. Gina loved the town of Lisbon. Many times she said that she wished Lisbon had a Mayor because she would have loved to run for the office. She held many offices in Lisbon some elected and some voluntary. She served on the inaugural Lisbon Town Council, Lisbon School Board and Lisbon Revitalization Committee. She was awarded the Maine Downtown Network's Public Official of the Year in 2010 for her dedication to the town. The role she cherished most in her volunteer work was with the Moxie Festival Committee. She orchestrated the yearly Moxie Parade since 2010 and was involved in the parade in some form since its inception. In November 2016 she was elected to serve in the State Legislature representing the town that she loved. She was particularly proud to be serving with her son, Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason. Gina and Garrett made history serving as a mother son team in the legislature for Lisbon. She never let a legislative day go by without first stopping by Garrett's office to give him a hug. She enjoyed serving on the Inland Fisheries & Wildlife committee. Her most treasured moment was visiting the bear den with Rick and Garrett. While everyone else was with the baby cubs Gina spent most of her time with the biologists and the mother bear. Recently she was fond of spending time with her daughter Haley in Florida. Within her last week here on earth, God blessed both Haley and Gina with one last trip to Florida where they spent 5 days together learning how to blow glass (something they have always wanted to do), enjoying sunsets on the beach, walking around a local market, cooking together, hugging often, laughing a ton and shopping. The most enjoyable part of the trip was the time they spent talking about the amazing things that Jesus has done for their family and continues to do. Gina passed away doing what she loved - laughing, talking and cooking dinner for her family. Dinner time was an important time of day for her. It was when she got to show her love to her family in her favorite way, through food. She enjoyed time gardening, entertaining, feeding the birds, mowing the lawn and spending time on the porch with her family. She is survived by her husband of 38 years and love of her life Rick Mason of Lisbon Falls, her son Garrett Mason of Lisbon Falls and his girlfriend Rebekah Lynch of Lewiston, her daughter Haley Mason of Gulf Breeze, FL, Her mother Carmella Crafts of Topsham, her sister Amy Hollander and her husband Gil of Jupiter, FL and their three sons Jordan, Everett and Alex, her best friend Roberta Staples of Lee, and her granddog Moon. She is also survived by many cousins and friends that she held dear to her heart. She was welcomed into Heaven by her Father Chauncey Crafts, her Grandparents Don and Leta Card Crafts and Anthony and Pauline DeAngelis DeBurra, and her dogs Muffer and Odie. The family would like to thank Pastor Steve Christner of Calvary Baptist Church in Turner, Pastor Jon Jones of Lisbon Falls Baptist Church in Lisbon Falls, and the Pastors and Congregation at Pathway Vineyard Church in Lewiston. Online condolences at: Visitation will be held Tuesday Sept.12th from 4:00 to 8:00pm at the Lisbon Falls Baptist Church 555 Lisbon St. Lisbon Falls, ME. Funeral services will be held Wednesday 11:00 am Sept. 13th at the Pathway Vineyard Church 9 Foss Rd. Lewiston, ME. Committal and burial to follow at the Mason Family Cemetery in Lisbon. A service of The Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 40 Main Street, Lisbon Falls, Maine (207) 353-4951


  • Visitation Tuesday, September 12, 2017
  • Celebration of Gina's Life Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Peter Liscomb

September 21, 2017

Gina was a giver. She loved her family and was so proud of them. May you find peace in her memory.

Donna Jamison

September 15, 2017

I am so sorry for your loss and it was a great loss. My heart goes out to Gina's family & friends. She will be greatly missed.

Cyndi Redmond

September 14, 2017

We will definitely be praying for you and all your family. I just found out as I don't get local papers! She will be missed terribly but at least we who know the Lord know that she is happy and peaceful where she is! May God draw you all very close to Him during this very trying time! Cyndi and Robin Redmond

Laura Soucie

September 14, 2017

My deepest condolences. Gina was a special spark for our town and will deeply be missed.

Charity Cordell

September 13, 2017

As I write this, you are celebrating Gina's life. Even though I can't be at the service, my heart celebrates that Garrett and Haley have such a full treasure trove of love-memories with their mom. Every time I saw Gina with them, she was laughing with them or engaging with them and their friends. I could tell that she was just plain loving on them, and I rejoice that I am witness to it. Garrett and Haley, I'm so thankful that the picture of your mom that I have emblazoned on my mind is the image of you three laughing together. You have my love and my prayers.

"Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and cometh down from the father of lights,"

September 13, 2017

I will miss a very strong woman. Even though I don't see everyone all the time living here in Washington , I am so thankful that I was able to see her and hug her at the moxie festival! My love to her family as well as so many friends. Rest in peace Gina your soul is with wonderful people and God in heaven!!!

Stan & Sandy Craig

September 12, 2017

We were saddened to hear of Gina's passing. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Our Sincere Condolences

Shannon Plourde

September 11, 2017

May this unexpected loss bring you all peace knowing she gave all she had in life and will watch over you still. She was so loved by many as you well know.
Be strong and relive all the great memories.
Shannon and Larry Plourde

Janet Mills

September 10, 2017

She was the picture of civility and good humor in and out of the State House. I enjoyed sharing memories of Grazianos with her and am truly sorry I did not get to spend more time with her during her brief service in the Legislature.

Tonia Lawrence Gilkey

September 10, 2017

My deepest sympathy to all who knew Gina. Her energy, passion, devotion and love will be deeply missed. She always gave 100% with any commitment she made. I've known Gina since she was in 4th grade and have many fond memories of majorette competitions, fund raisers, parades and we were even on a TV show once. She will be missed and always be on our hearts.