Winifred D. (Holbert) Mastin, 78, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, after a long illness.

Winifred D. (Holbert) Mastin, 78, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, after a long illness.


She was born on Jan. 17, 1932, in Dansville, a daughter of  Roy and Eva Burns Holbert. She married Arthur Mastin, who survives, on Oct. 18, 1952. She was predeceased by her parents, and siblings, Lee Holbert, Ruth Oswald, Emma Holbert, Ray Holbert, Eva Mae Barber, Lena Austin, Onolee Wilcox and Lenora Mastin.


Before retirement she was employed by Foster Wheeler Corporation and F.A. Owen Publication Company and Instructor Publications, all former Dansville area businesses. She enjoyed Bingo, playing cards, bowling on several leagues, crocheting and providing daycare.


In addition to her husband, Arthur, she is survived by sons, Gene (Cheryl) Mastin of Hornell, Brian (Mary) Mastin of Dansville; daughters, Cindy (Charles) Fladie of Silver Springs and Brenda (Stephen) Kosman of Rochester; five granddaughters, Niclole Mastin, Julie and Stacie Mastin, Jessica Price and Brittany Fladie; four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.


Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Hindle Funeral Home, Inc., 271 Main St., Dansville, where services were at 11 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. David Hotchkiss officiating. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Groveland. Online remembrances may be left at HindleFuneralHome.com.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 2113 Chili Ave., Rochester, NY 14624.