MANSFIELD, WILLIAM E. William E. Mansfield, 85, of New Haven, died Friday March 7, 2014 at the St. Raphael Campus, Yale-New Haven Hospital. Mr. Mansfield was born in New Haven May 4, 1928, son of the late Kenneth and Caroline Hopkins Mansfield. He served in the Korean War as a Master Sargent in the U. S. Army, receiving a Bronze Star. He was a 1951 graduate of the New York School of Design and a 1956 graduate of the Pratt Institute of Art in New York. He taught art at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven for 35 years, retiring in 1990. He is survived by his devoted friend Jack McAdams of Branford; his sisters, Caroline “Betsy” Goeben of Simsbury, CT, and Susanne Zdanowicz of Branford, and his brother Robert Mansfield of Wallingford. He is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call Tuesday evening from 4 – 7 PM, and are invited to a funeral service Wednesday morning at 10:00 in the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St., Branford. Burial will follow in East Lawn Cemetery, East Haven. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. For directions and online memorial see www.wsclancy.com.
Clancy & Sons Funeral Home
244 Main Street Branford, CT 06405
Published in The New Haven Register on Mar. 9, 2014