Ruth (Sanders) MANSFIELD

MANSFIELD, Ruth (Sanders) 88 has reunited with her husband, William B. Mansfield whom she shared 64 years of marriage, on April 16, 2014. Ruth was the first woman to serve on the New-buryport License Commission, member of the American Legion Auxiliary where she started the Legionettes Drill Team. After retiring to St. Petersburg, Ruth volunteered for 20-plus years at Bay Pines Hospital, and the VFW and the DAV. She was a loving friend, mom, grandmother and great-grand-mother. She is survived by three children, Ruth, Bill and Barbara and their families. Memorial services, Wednesday, April 23, 2pm, at the Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay, 1255 Pasadena Avenue, South Pasadena.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Apr. 21, 2014