Frederick Mansfield Obituary
January 22, 1919 - August 4, 2012
Resided in Ludlow, MA
Born in Springfield, January 22, 1919, he lived in the Lake Thompson section of Palmer for many years before moving to Ludlow in 1978. He worked for Mobil Oil Corp in Springfield for 37 years, retiring in 1981 as Regional Districk Supervisor. He was a member of K of C in Palmer and the Lake Thompson Civic Association.
His wife of 61 years, Marie Pauline (Vezeau) Mansfield died in 1999. He will be deeply missed by his 4 children, Frederick J. (Lynn) of Thorndike, and Dennis M. (Joanne Pluta) of Hardwick, along with Anna May Casagranda (James) of Ludlow and Margaret McAdam Hammer (Richard) of Columbia, MD. He also leaves 10 grandchildren to whom he was lovingly referred to as Papa, Colleen Fernandez, Michael, Joshua, Gabriel, Patrick and Lauren Mansfield, Molly and Joe McAdam, Anthony Santucci, and Jason Cooney, 17 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Besides his parents and wife, he was predeceased by 2 granddaughters, Kelly Mansfield (2000) and Ariel Bednarski (1998), as well as siblings, Edward and John Mansfield, William and Merrill Koutruba, Louis, Franklin and Lester Geoffrion, Lois Cerez, Wanda Coughlin and Myrtle Bressette.
Funeral services will be Thursday, August 9 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Cecilia Church in Wilbraham followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery, Ludlow. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Beers & Story Palmer Funeral Home, 1475 N. Main St. (Rte. 20). For those wishing, donations may be made to either St. Jude or Hospice of Western Mass, 1325 Springfield St, Suite 12, Agawam, 01030. The family wishes to acknowledge a special thanks to the care given by the hospice care workers.
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