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160 Fisher Ave.
WHITE PLAINS, NY 10606
Phone: (914) 949-0372
Fax: (914) 949-2380
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George R.
Fields

March 2, 1928 – October 18, 2018

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George Ray Fields was born in White Plains, New York on March 2, 1928 to the late Margaret Easley Fields and Clarence Fields Sr. He lived most of his life in the Fairview/Greenburgh area. He along with his three brothers and three sisters are from one of the longest standing families in Fairview. Mr. Fields graduated from the Greenburgh High School and spent most of his career working for The Travelers Insurance Company in New York City until his retirement in 1990

George Fields was involved in many community and civic organizations including; The Fairview Economic Development Corporation, he served as president of The Fairview Civic League. He also significantly contributed both historical narrative and pictures to the recently published book "Our Roots Run Deep – A Pictorial Study of African -American Life in the Town of Greenburgh, NY from the 1800’s into the 21st Century".

Mr. Fields was a well-known local artist whose wonderful paintings were displayed at the Greenburgh Public Library, The African American Festival at the Kensico Dam, and Greenburgh Town Hall Matters of the Heart Art Expedition, and other places around Westchester County.

Mr. Fields died peacefully on Thursday October 17, 2018, leaving behind his brother Richard and his sister Alease, both also long time Greenburgh residents, his Sisters Barbara James and Louise (Kitty) Johnson and brothers Clarence (Jack) Fields and William (Groanie) Fields preceeded him. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and many other family members and friends.





In LIEU of flowers please make all donations to the DCI Elmsford Dialysis Clinic, 234 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523 in memory of George Fields.

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Visitation

When Saturday, October 27th, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Union Baptist Church
Address
31 Manhattan Avenue
White Plains, NY 10607
Location Information
Phone #1-914-948-6439. Website www.unionbaptistwp.org
Additional Information All services will be held in the Old sanctuary, The Reverend Louis W. Hughes Chapel (enter from Manhattan Ave., NOT the new area). In LIEU of flowers please make all donations to the DCI Elmsford Dialysis Clinic, 234 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523 in memory of George Fields. You may light a candle above in his memory as a form of condolence, and/or plant a tree in his honor as another lasting memorial. In LIEU of flowers, the family kindly requests to please make all donations to the DCI Elmsford Dialysis Clinic, 234 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523 in memory of George Fields. If sending flowers despite family request, they may be delivered either on Friday October 26th by/before 6:00pm to Lee's Funeral Home, or Sat., Oct. 27th by/before 10:30am latest, to Union Baptist Church.

Service Information

When
Saturday, October 27th, 2018 12:00pm
Officiating
Rev. Cynthia Dorsey
Location
Union Baptist Church
Address
31 Manhattan Avenue
White Plains, NY 10607
Location Information
Phone #1-914-948-6439. Website www.unionbaptistwp.org
Service Extra Info
All services will be held in the Old sanctuary, The Reverend Louis W. Hughes Chapel (enter from Manhattan Ave., NOT the new area). In LIEU of flowers please make all donations to the DCI Elmsford Dialysis Clinic, 234 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523 in memory of George Fields. You may light a candle above in his memory as a form of condolence, and/or plant a tree in his honor as another lasting memorial. In LIEU of flowers, the family kindly requests to please make all donations to the DCI Elmsford Dialysis Clinic, 234 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523 in memory of George Fields. If sending flowers despite family request, they may be delivered either on Friday October 26th by/before 6:00pm to Lee's Funeral Home, or Sat., Oct. 27th by/before 10:30am latest, to Union Baptist Church.

Wake Service 1

Name
Union Baptist Church
When
Saturday, October 27th, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm

Interment Information

When
Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Location
Ferncliff Cemetery
Address
Secor Road
Hartsdale, NY
Location Information
Zip Code 10530

Reception Information

Location
Theodore D. Young Community Center
Address
32 Manhattan Avenue
Greenburgh, NY
Location Information
Off Tarrytown Road, across from Union Baptist Church.