Harwinton - Miriam Mason Cable, 91, of Harwinton, passed away January 11, 2022 at her home. She was the loving wife of the late Peter Cable who predeceased her in 2005. She was predeceased by her first husband, Guy Pomeroy (Pommy) Haskell in 1954.
Miriam (Mason) was born on December 28, 1930 in Boston, MA, daughter of the late James Jackson Minot and Miriam (Sears) Minot. She had a practical nature and a generous heart. She loved a good “dark and stormy” and had a clever sense of humor. Mason had a love for flowers and gardening and was a past president of the Avon Garden Club. She was known amongst friends and family for her stunning flower arrangements and gardens. She loved reading, especially historical fiction. Upon moving to Harwinton, she and Peter raised goats for over 30 years. Peter and Mason liked to visit the Caribbean and Mason continued to enjoy traveling until her final days. Mason was a skilled dog trainer, winning hundreds of ribbons throughout the years. During the course of her life she owned and trained poodles, dalmatians and finally her beloved shelties.
Mason is survived by her son, Stephen Haskell and his wife, Bette Jane Zavatsky Haskell of Harwinton; nieces and nephews, H. James Crossan III, Peter Crossan, Constance Malek and her husband Joe, all of Massachusetts and Louise McAllister Rogers of Oregon; her great nephew and niece, Jonathan Moseley of California and Emily Downie of Washington state; her close friend Mary Owen; too many other friends to name, and her two shelties, Tally and Canny. Mason was predeceased by her three sisters, Eleanor Lewis, Louisa Moseley and Constance Crossan.
A service will be held at Lyons Funeral Home in Thomaston on April 9, 2022 at 11:00.
Memorial contributions can be made to Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc., Terryville https://www.arfct.org/