Obituaries

Richard "Dick" Mansfield
Died: Mar 25, 2017

Richard E. Mansfield age 71, passed away on March 25, 2017. Loving husband of Virginia for 50 years. Loving father of Brian, Richard (Cindy) , Donna (Roy) King, Barbara (JD) Apostolico, Grandfather to Richie, Victoria, Kyle, Tyler and James. He is survived by his sister Phyllis Field of Pawling, and his sister-in law Sara Gilette. He was predeceased by his parents Richard and Grace Mansfield, his sister Grace Ann and brother Kenneth Gilette. He loved animals and volunteered at the humane society in Putnam County from where he gave several dogs homes over the years.  Dick worked for the Archdiocese of New York for over 47 years and was still working up until his passing. Dick was a member and Deputy Chief of the Putnam Valley Fire Department. Family will receive friends and relatives on Tuesday March 28, 2017, from 2pm – 4pm and from 7pm – 9pm at Heritage Funeral Home, 35 Morrissey Drive, Putnam Valley.

Funeral will be held at Heritage Funeral home on Wednesday March 29, 2017 at10 am. Interment will follow at Shrub Oak Cemetery, 1176 E Main St., Shrub Oak, NY  10588.

Comments:
Sharon Joel
#1
March 26th, 2017 2:56 pm
I was always happy to see and speak with my fellow dog loving volunteer and friend "Mr. Mansfield" at the Putnam Humane Society. He will be greatly missed.
Stanley lane
#2
March 26th, 2017 5:32 pm
Sorry to hear of your loss. It seems like yesterday fighting a fire at the CYO camp on Peekskill hollow road with Dick along side. Hard to believe that it was probably around 1962. I send my thoughts and prayers to the entire family. Stan Lane
Ginger Talbert
#3
March 27th, 2017 5:21 pm
My Deepest Condolences of the loss of your Dad May he rest in Peace
Bee Nohai
#4
March 27th, 2017 5:31 pm
Ginny and family, So sorry to hear of Dick's passing. Believe me I do know how you feel. You do have your kids and grandkids to keep you busy. I'm having trouble walking and other medical problems so I won't be able to come but know that I will be thinking about you all.
Joanne Colangelo
#5
March 28th, 2017 10:27 am
Rich has been such a wonderful friend for so many years. I feel grateful to have met him so long ago through Putnam Humane Society and continue a special friendship. I will miss Rich's emails and his funny replies when I sent him one. I'm so sad over this great loss and will remember my dear friend with much love and a smile. Rich was truly a wonderful man. ~ RIP, My Friend.~
Billy Venezia
#6
March 29th, 2017 3:13 pm
I New Richie (Dickie). for over 60 years. Just found out from George t.. he was a great guy, will surely be missed. rest in peace my friend.
Mary Alfaro
#7
March 29th, 2017 9:23 pm
My sincerest condolences to the family. We always engaged in conversation at the river. Rich your river family is going to miss you. R.I.P with your baby Titus.
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