MANSFIELD – Leroy E. Jr., 69, of Caledonia, Queens County, passed away peacefully in North Queens Nursing Home, Caledonia.
Born in Caledonia, he was a son of the late Leroy Sr. and Ruby (Frail) Mansfield.
Leroy was a machine operator employed with N.F. Douglas Lumber. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved his family especially his grandkids. He was known by his family as the “biggest Boston Bruins fan”.
He is survived by his wife Maxine (Croft); sons: Steven (Cheryl) and James (Lori), both of Harmony Mills. Gary (Suanne) of Hibernia, Terry (Tabitha) of Caledonia. Son in law Joseph Callaghan of Westfield. 10 grandchildren and 3 step grandchildren. Sisters: Joan Brewster of Brooklyn, Sally Corkum of Annapolis, Margaret Kelly and Sharon (Terry) Feener of Blockhouse, Carolyn (Richard) Shupe of NB, Sylvia (Bruce) Fancy of Hibernia. Brothers: Franklyn (Joan) and Robert (Doreen) both of Harmony Mills. Ronald of Bridgewater and Mitchell of Waterville. Raymond (Annie) of Liverpool. Neal (Laverne) of Westfield, Michael, Douglas (Mary), Roger (Donna), Jerry and Donald, all of Antigonish. Edward of Alberta.
He was predeceased by his daughter Tammy Callaghan, infant granddaughter Myra, Sisters Shirley, Betty and June. Infant brother Terry and brother John.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Funeral service will be Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in Caledonia United Baptist Church. Reverend John Boddy officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to any charity. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com.Print Obituary & Condolences