Arthur L. Mansfield
WALLINGFORD - Arthur L. Mansfield, 86, of Wallingford, loving husband of Cynthia (Gavette) Mansfield, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in his home, surrounded by his loving family. Arthur was born in New Haven, Feb. 17, 1931, a son of the late Arthur Mansfield and Mary (Bohan) Mansfield, and had been a Wallingford resident for many years. Arthur was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served from 1951 to 1955, and had been employed by Knudsen Dairy in North Haven for 42 years until his retirement. In addition to his wife, Cynthia, he is survived by his children, Robert (Angela) Mansfield, and Clyde Mansfield, all of Tennessee, Norina (Robert) Plumpton, of Florida, Mary (Thomas Stabell) Gagliardi, of Wallingford, James Ross, of Meriden, and Kathleen (Charles) Filkins, of Wallingford; five grandchildren, Edward Mansfield, James Ross, Lia Gagliardi, Connor Filkins, and Adam Filkins; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter-in-law, Roberta Ross; his sisters, Evelyn Gilmore, Florence Lewis, Margaret Davis; and his brother, Kenneth Mansfield. His family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Saturday, April 22, from 9 until 10:30 a.m., when the funeral cortege will proceed to the First Congregational Church of Wallingford, 23 S. Main St., where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to the National Kidney Foundation, 2139 Silas Deane Highway, Rocky Hill, CT. 06067. For online condolences or directions visit www.wallingfordfh.com.
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