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Helen Rose (Maj) Mansfield

August 30, 1934 ~ December 21, 2020 (age 86)


Helen Rose Mansfield, 86, of Oil City, PA. , died at 7:00 P.M. Monday Dec. 21, 2020 in her home surrounded by her children.

Born Aug. 30, 1934 in Oil City, PA., she was the youngest child of the late Stanley & Sophie Kutyla Maj.

Helen graduated from Oil City High School.

She married Jerome (Jake) Mansfield on July 1, 1961 and he preceded her in death.

Helen had worked many years as a receptionist for Dr. Ted Gabreski

She was a lifelong member of the Assumption B.V.M. Church and later St. Joseph Church. Helen was a member of the Rosary Society at the Assumption and worked in the cafeteria at Venango Christian High School.

She enjoyed reading in the book of the month club, doing word searches and puzzles.

Helen also enjoyed cooking and baking cookies.

She is survived by two children

Jean Mansfield Harvey & her husband David of Kitty Hawk, NC

John P. Mansfield of Flower Mound, TX

her grandchildren

Johanna Harvey Schneider

Caroline Harvey Moxley

Alexandra Mansfield Smith & her husband Austin

Jerome”Jake” Mansfield

Great Grandchildren

Mackenzie Mansfield Smith John Rider Mansfield Smith and Jack Schneider and Luke Schneider

and by one sister

Frances Garbacz of Oil City

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers Ed May and John May and by four sisters Lottie Hajec, Cecilia Guy, Mary Moran and Stella Szabat

There will be no viewing or visitation, as per her wishes.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday in St. Joseph Church with Fr. John Miller, Presiding.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the United Way of Venango County

The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Mass of Christian Burial
December 23, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Joseph Church
35 Pearl Avenue
Oil City, PA. 16301

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