Public visitation, funeral for Ron Mason set for June 16 at Munn Ice Arena

A public funeral service for former college hockey coach and Michigan State athletics director Ron Mason will be held on Thursday, June 16 at Munn Ice Arena in East Lansing, Mich.

Mason, who played at St. Lawrence and later coached at MSU, Bowling Green and Lake Superior State, retiring as the winningest NCAA coach of all time, passed away June 13 at the age of 76.

The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. EDT and will be preceded by a public viewing beginning at 11 a.m. on the ice at Munn.

Parking for the visitation and funeral service will be at Parking Ramp 5, located behind the Communication Arts Building, with shuttle service to Munn. Shuttles to Munn will begin at 10:30 a.m. and run until 4 p.m.

Per the wishes of the Mason family, photos of the open casket during the visitation are strictly prohibited.