MAHOINGTOWN, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – George J. Mansfield, 70, of Mahoningtown passed away Tuesday morning, December 7, 2021 in UPMC Magee Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Mr. Mansfield was born January 3, 1951, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a son of the late George W. and Katherine O. (Duffin) Mansfield.
Raised and educated in Eastern Shore, Maryland, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy.
A proud veteran, George served during the Vietnam Era and was stationed aboard the U.S.S. Forrestal and the U.S.S. Saratoga.
For nearly 20 years, he was employed as a corrections officer at the Dorchester County Correctional Institution, Cambridge, Maryland. George had previously worked as a mechanic.
George was of the Catholic faith.
An outdoorsman, he loved fishing and hunting. George enjoyed collecting cast-iron toys and figurines.
His wife, Sally (Roupp) Mansfield, whom he married June 12, 2002, survives at home in Mahoningtown.
Also surviving are a daughter, Jennifer Mansfield of Preston, Maryland; two sons, Michael Mansfield of Federalsburg, Maryland and Chris Mansfield of New Castle; four stepdaughters, Teri Campbell (Robert) of Pulaski, Bridget Catterton (Billy) of Baltimore, Maryland, Jenn Stackhouse of New Castle and Jenny Howell of Baltimore, Maryland; two stepsons, Robert Stackhouse, Jr. of Newark Valley, New York and Brian Chamberlain (Heidi) of Federalsburg, Maryland; four sisters, Patty Stanton of Centerville, Maryland, Joanie Miller of Hurlock, Maryland, Clarey Saunders of Seaford, Delaware and Betty Richards of Federalsburg, Maryland; two brothers, David Mansfield (Mickey) of Federalsburg, Maryland and Alan Mansfield (Carol) of Delmar, Delaware; 24 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by a sister, Julie Burns and a brother, Ricky Mansfield.
In keeping with his wishes, there will be no public calling hours.
Services will be held privately by the family.
Arrangements are being handled by the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
A television tribute will air Thursday, December 9 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.