Geraldine “Gerry” Ruth Mansfield, 94, of Hopedale, passed from this life into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, September 8, 2012. Gerry was born Nov. 9, 1917, in Greenville, Pa., the daughter of Charles and Dorothy Lewis Houten.

She was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Emmett Hamilton.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Those who wish to honor her memory may do so by contributing to the American Lung Association or Charity Hospice. Arrangements entrusted to Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville, Ohio.  Offer condolences at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.