Friday, 20 April 2012 00:00
Mason Manning Los Kamp, 85, of Garden City, passed away at his house from natural causes on April 10, 2012, surrounded by his loving family.
Mason was born Oct. 25, 1926 in Brooklyn to Florence Gertrude Buchner Los Kamp and Perry Valentine Los Kamp. He grew up in St. Albans, Queens, and graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in January 1945. Mason married Carolyn Mary Warner on June 14, 1952. He began a 55-year career as a furniture sales representative with his father with Teepee-Whitney Company and continued until his retirement in 2004. Mason resided in Garden City for 56 years. He was part of four generations to live in town. His hobbies were gardening, fishing and antiques and collectibles. He was a life member of the Garden City Historical Society.
Mason was the husband of Carolyn Warner Los Kamp (deceased) and brother of Kay Los Kamp Bryce (deceased). He is survived by his five children: Suzie Alvey (Robert), Lenore Los Kamp, Claire Werner (Jim), Perry Los Kamp and Eric Los Kamp (Joanne) and was the grandfather of eight: Alexis Alvey, Erin Alvey, Kate Cardona, Kathleen (KC) Alvey, Matt Los Kamp, Emily Werner, Brian Los Kamp and Eric Los Kamp.
In lieu of flowers, donations would be gratefully appreciated with either the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at www.nationalmssociety.org or 733 Third Ave., 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017 or The Garden City Historical Society at www.gardencityhistoricalsociety.org or 109 Eleventh St., Garden City, NY 11530.