Pauline Mansell, had many interests

September 20, 2021

Pauline Mansell, 75, of Bridgeville passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at her home.  She was born in Sheffield, England, Aug. 27, 1946, daughter of the late William and Mona Jepson.

Mrs. Mansell had many and varied interests.  She was a skilled baker and enjoyed knitting.  Mrs. Mansell was a voracious reader and loved to travel, visiting places all around the globe.  Above all, she cherished time spent with those she held most dear.  Mrs. Mansell was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.  She was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all who had the good fortune to know her.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Mansell was preceded in death by her brother, Roger Jepson; her granddaughter, Lyndsey Burgess; her in-laws: Sam and Evelyn Mansell; her brother-in-law, Michael Grant; and her nephew, Peter Grant.  She is survived by her beloved husband, Royston Mansell; her daughter, Sharon Murphy (Mike); her son, Gary Mansell (Linda); her grandson, Leigh Burgess; her great-grandchildren:  Travis, Bryn and Eddie; her sister, Mary Grant;  her brother, Alan Jepson (Phyllis); her sister, Elaine Turton (Tony); and her many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m., at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 202 Laws St., Bridgeville, where friends may visit beginning at 2 p.m.  Interment will be private.

All are invited to view the livestream of the memorial service by visiting Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, masks are required and social distancing must be observed by all persons attending or participating in any aspect of the services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Mrs. Mansell’s memory to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE  19963.

Please visit Mrs. Mansell’s Life Memorial Webpage and sign her virtual guestbook at




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