Dr. W. K. Mansfield Obstetrician


Services for Dr. William Kenneth Mansfield, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Trinity Episcopal Church-Long Green, 12400 Manor Road. Dr. Mansfield, who was 82 and a Towson resident, died of a heart attack Monday at St. Joseph Hospital.

1979, after delivering many of his babies at Maryland General Hospital, he retired from his longtime downtown practice. He later took a civilian job with the National Security Agency.

Dr. Mansfield was a 40-year member of the Medical and Chirurgical Society and a founding member of the College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

also was an honorary member of Maryland General Hospital, Franklin Square Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital and the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

Pennsylvania native, he graduated from the University of Maryland medical school in 1936.

During World War II, he served in the North African and Italian theaters before being discharged as a major in 1946.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Heavel.

The family suggested contributions to the American Heart Association or Trinity Episcopal Church, 12400 Manor Road, Long Green 21092.

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