MANSFIELD – Phyllis M., 89, of Bridgewater, formerly of Caledonia, Queens County passed away peacefully in Hillside Pines on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Born in Westfield, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Mildred (Mansfield) Smith.
Phyllis was very active in the Caledonia United Baptist Church serving as a member of the choir, Sunday school teacher, Fidelis Club and WMS. She enjoyed singing and played her guitar at the nursing home. She also played the organ. She loved caring for her plants and her garden, doing word finds and her sweets. She was a devoted reader of her Bible, doing so every day.
She is survived by her sons Walter (Dora) Selig of New Minas, Stephen (Marlene) Selig of Lawrencetown, Larry (Liz) Mansfield of Halifax, daughters in law Kim Mansfield of Bridgewater and Cecile Mansfield of West Dalhousie. 12 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren. Her sister Rona Roy of Bridgewater.
She was predeceased by her first husband Joshua Selig, her second husband of 27 years Carleton Mansfield Sr., her daughters Beverlley, Cherylynne, and Debra. Her son Carleton Mansfield Jr. and infant son Barry, her sisters Myrna and Dorothy Frail and her brothers Leonard, Larry and Bruce.
Visitation will be Friday, April 25, 2014 from 7 until 9 p.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Funeral service will be Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Caledonia United Baptist Church. Reverend John Boddy officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Caledonia United Baptist Church, Hillside Pines, Bridgewater or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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