W. Joan Mason, 79, of Cameron, W.Va. and formerly of Waynesburg, Pa. died at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 26, 2012 in her home after being in failing health for the past two years.She was born April 7, 1933 in Cameron a daughter of the late George Patrick and Flossie Mae Wellman Finnegan.Mrs. Mason had resided in the Waynesburg area from 1965 until returning to Cameron in 1993.She had been a member of the First Christian Church in Cameron for over 50 years and attended Cameron High School.Mrs. Mason was also a member of the Cameron Moose Lodge #591. She was an employee of the former Cameron Pottery and Buckheimer Leather Factory in Cameron, the former Albert's Restaurant for 10 years, the former Triangle Hotel, both in Waynesburg. She was employed as a tacker at the former Greenway Shirt Factory for over 21 years and the former Flushing Shirt Factory for eight years, both in Waynesburg prior to retiring in 1995.Surviving are two daughters, Diane McCorkle of McClellandtown, Pa. and Doris, wife of Rick Lovering of St. Petersburg, Fl.; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; a brother, John Milton Finnegan of Aurora, CO; two sisters, Helen Marling and Nancy Cumpston, both of Cameron; several nieces and nephews.Deceased in addition to her parents are a daughter, Carrie Beth Durbin; a son Gary Chester Mason; a grandson, Harry Keith Durbin; five sisters, Patty Jones, Dorothy Druschell, Doris Wood Hunt, Eileen Riggs and Clairetta Finnegan, who died in infancy; two brothers, George A. Finnegan and Donald Finnegan who died in infancy.The deceased requested donations be made to the First Christian Church, Cameron, W.Va. 26033.