Mildred Theresa Mangine Kensinger, 75, of Corry, Pa., died at her Euclid Street home on Sunday, November 18, 2012.
She was born on June 3, 1936 in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of the late Michael A. and Ethel L. Morris Mangine.
Mildred was raised and educated in the Buffalo and Jamestown, NY areas. She graduated from high school in Jamestown. She had worked many jobs over the years including Warren State Hospital, Denali Clinic in Alaska, American Cancer Society in Corry and most recently at Associated Spring. Although Mildred worked various jobs outside her home, her main priority was raising and caring for her family.
She attended the First United Methodist Church in Corry and was a former member of the Corry Moose Lodge. Mildred was an avid skater and skated in the Roller Follies Shows in Frewsburg and Jamestown, NY. She collected cookbooks, frog figurines, enjoyed crocheting and was a wonderful cook.
In addition to her parents, Mildred was preceded in death by two daughters; Michelle Rene Gage and Terrie Lee Chew, a sister Donna Morton, two brothers; Michael and Ernest Mangine and two granddaughters; Mandy and Nicole Bissell.
Mildred is survived by her husband, Robert A. Kensinger, whom she married on June 5, 1982 in Busti, NY, two daughters; Debra O'Conner and her husband James of Corry, Pa., and Robin Walker and her husband Larry of N. C., two sons; Michael Gage and his wife Connie of Russell, Pa., and Danny Gage and his wife Toni of Frewsburg, NY. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 12 greatgrandchil dren, many nieces and nephews and her beloved dog, Simon.
There will be no visitation and services will be held privately by the family.
Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, Pa.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Bracken Funeral Home, 315 N. Center St., Corry, Pa.
Memorials may be made to Regional Home Health and Hospice, 13675 Rt 6, Corry, Pa. 16047.