PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DAY OF VISITATION AND SERVICE: Due to the pending snowstorm, the visitation day is now Thursday and the Day of Service is now Friday. All times will remain the same.
MANSFIELD: Maxine M., 61, of Caledonia, Queens County, passed away suddenly in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater on Friday, January 28th, 2011.
Born in Liverpool on November 3rd, 1949, she was a daughter of the late James Croft and Vivian (Mansfield) (Croft) Berry.
Maxine was a personal care worker with North Queens Nursing Home, Caledonia for over 20 years and union member and past president of CUPE Local 2997, Caledonia. She enjoyed bingo. She was a loving, caring wife, mother and grandmother with a kind and generous heart for caring, listening, sharing, and helping others. Always a shoulder to cry on and look to for advice when needed. She will always be remembered as a mother figure to all and full of life.
She is survived by her sons: Steven (Cheryl) and James (Lori), and Terry (Tabitha) all of Harmony Mills, Gary (Suanne) of Hibernia. 10 grandchildren. Sisters: Patricia (Millage) Weare of Shelburne, Elizabeth “Libby” (Paul) Wilson of Brampton, ON, Joyce Fancy of Hibernia and Debra (William) Kempton of Harmony. Brothers: Burton (Ellen) Croft and Wayne (Charlene) Berry, both of Brampton, ON, James (Teresa) Croft of Utopia, ON, John (Angela) Berry of Hibernia. Son in law Joseph Callaghan Her much loved dog Maggie.
She was predeceased by her husband LeRoy “Junior” Mansfield; daughter Tammy Callaghan; infant granddaughter Myra; brother Richard. Stepfather Murray Berry.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, NS. where visitation will be held Thursday, February 3rd, 2011. from 6 until 8 p.m. A graveside memorial service will be held Friday, February 4th, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in Harmony Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to any charity. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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