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Mansfield Primrose Participates in National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Big-hearted Americans were being called on to help celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day on Friday, February 17th, by carrying out selfless gestures and encouraging others to pay it forward. Residents from Primrose Retirement Community in Mansfield, Ohio decided to take part in Random Acts of Kindness day by going to North Central State… Read More »

Recipient of Two Purple Hearts at Mansfield Primrose

Nick Schemine Mansfield, OH, Retirement Communities Nick Schemine, 81, still has his right leg thanks to a French doctor in a field hospital who refused to let other doctors amputate the mangled limb. Schemine, a PFC and radio man with the 6th Armored Division, failed to get out of his halftrack before a German shell… Read More »

Mansfield Primrose Centenarian Reflects on Life

Earl and Evy Calhoun celebrating Earl’s birthday in style Mansfield, OH, Retirement Communities Earl Calhoun’s wife, Evy, figures he’ll be around at least 10 more years. He’s already 100, and Evy Calhoun is basing her theory on her two previous marriages. Both of her husbands passed away after 26 years of matrimony. She and Earl… Read More »

Mansfield Primrose Veteran Relives WWII POW Experience

Clarence Scofield at Primrose Mansfield, OH, Retirement Communities Clarence Scofield was nearly shot by a German SS lieutenant in the closing days of WWII. Scofield and the surviving members of his platoon had just surrendered when that lieutenant ordered the guards to move away so he could start shooting. “It seemed that is was all… Read More »