|0Mansfield PA and Richmond Township in Tioga County PA|
||In the lower picture the Brick Shool, built 1881, is shown in 1920. The picture at left shows the old schoool in the right background with the 1927 gym addition in front. The old school was eventually torn down. In its place now stands the larger part of the present High School..|
Mansfield High School Graduates
This information was taken from the 1938 school year book. Joyce M. Tice has added supplemental information.
||1931 to 1933||
||1936 to 1937|
|OCCUPATION||SPOUSE NAME||SRGP ID||Life Years||Cemetery|
|ABERNATHY||Cassie||1921||R D 1, Mansfield, Pa.||Teacher at Charleston||[Robert Gross]||29273||MSNS 1923||1901-1954||Kennedy Cemetery|
|BATES||Elizabeth||1921||Drexel Hill, Philadelphia, Pa.||Reed Smith||83108||MSNS 1923||1903-1976||Prospect Cemetery|
|BELKNAP||Elizabeth||1921||Troy, Pa.||Walter DeWitt||81266||MSNS 1922||1904-1988||Oak Hill, Troy|
|BOWEN||Llewellyn||1921||413 Schuyler Ave., Elmira, NY||92110||1901-1972||Woodlawn|
|BOYCE||Hazel||1921||Covington, Pa.||C. W. Olson||73982||1903-1972||Prospect Cemetery|
|CHAMBERLAIN||Harold||1921||27 E. 8th St., Lazleton, Pa.||Teacher||92111||MSNS 1925|
|CONNELLY||Doris||1921||R D., Mansfield, Pa.||Lynn Williams. Emmet Jones||06717||1904-1998||Prospect Cemetery|
|COOK||Evelyn||1921||New York City||Nurse||Cris Bunger||14236||1902-2000||Watson|
|COOK||James M.||1921||18 Freeman St., Buffalo, NY||NY Life Ins. Co||08800||1902-||alive 1992|
|COOPER||Hilda||1921||R D 3, Mansfield, Pa.||Herbert Dyke||92112||1904-1967||Cleveland Cemetery|
|CUMMINGS||Roy||1921||R D 1, Mansfield, Pa.||90147?|
|DECKER||Marion||1921||1302 Hepburn St., Williamsport, P.||Arlene Hitchcock||22769||MSNS 1923||1902-1968||Prospect Cemetery|
|GARRISON||Justus||1921||674 Fifth Ave., Williamsport, Pa.||Marguerite Peckham||20397||MSNS 1923||1902-1961|
|GARRISON||Merle||1921||Mansfield, Pa.||Corner Clothier||Genevieve Benedict||22541||1901-1990||Tiioga Memorial Gardens|
|GORTON||Sara||1921||1213 Irwin St., Aliquippa, Pa.||Sam Oehler|||62113||MSNS 1923|
|GOULD||Wells||1921||Dunkirk, NY||Teacher||13702||MSNS 1923||1904-1980|
|HAMILTON||Loren||1921||R D , Mansfield, Pa.||several||67091||1902-1997||East Charleston|
|HARKNESS||Clifton||1921||285 Washington St., Winchester, Mass||76900||1902-1960|
|HILFIGER||Velma||1921||Covington, Pa.||Edson Baity||03500||1902-1994||State Road Cemetery|
|JONES||Dorotha||1921||Mansfield, Pa.||Burtch||86005||1902-1988||Prospect Cemetery|
|JONES||Ella Mae||1921||413 Schuyler Ave., Elmira, NY||L. A. Bowen||92115||MSNS 1923||1902-1965||Woodlawn|
|LENT||Mae||1921||R.D. Mansfield, Pa.||Harry Lane||86117||MSNS 1923||1900-1970||Prospect Cemetery|
|LITTLEY||Hazelton||1921||Stewart, Alaska||Stewart Airways||87937||MSNS 1923||1903-2004||Montoursville Cemetey|
|MORRELL||Rexford||1921||Deceased||92118||U. of Buffalo||1904-1937||Woodlawn Cemetery|
|OBOURN||Howard||1921||909 W. Church St., Elmira, NY||85537||MSNS 1923||1901-1963||Wellsville PA|
|ODELL||Margaret||1921||R D 1, Oakwood Ave., Elmira, NY||Fred Butler||27066||1903-1987||Farmington Hill|
|OMELION||Bessie||1921||R D 2,4Millerton, Pa.||Tracy Garrison||17117||1904-1994||Jobs Corners|
|PIERCE||Alice||1921||468 Franklin St., Elmira, NY||Miller||92119|
|ROBBINS||Mary Anna||1921||212 Steuben St., Corning, NY||Arthur Webster||08182||MSNS 1923||1903-||alive 1996|
|ROGERS||Lydia||1921||Shinglehouse, Pa.||Owen Jenkins||92120|
|SHERMAN||Clifford||1921||Mansfield, Pa.||works in Bradford, Pa||82607|
|SIMMONS||Arthur||1921||79 South Ave., Bradford, Pa||Simmons Oil Co||82711|
|SMITH||Edward||1921||3508 8th ave., Beaver Falls, Pa.||H. S. Principal||Ella Brace||03251||1902-1980||State Road Cemetery|
|SMITH||Neva||1921||Arnot, Pa.||Charles Lamberson||78795|
|SMITH||Paulena||1921||Mainesburg, Pa.||Jesse Baity||03497||MSNS 1923||1902-1995||Chandlersburg Cemetery|
|SPAULDING||Gladys||1921||Mainesburg, Pa.||Claude Palmer||23155||1902-1980||State Road Cemetery|
|STEELE||Wanda||1921||194 Kent Blvd., Salamanca, NY||Albert Wedge||92112|
|TIERS [Tears]||Olive||1921||Columbia Cross Roads, Pa.||James Judson||14812||1901-1985||Columbia Valley|
|VOSBURG||Veura||1921||Middlebury, Pa.||Cecil Congdon||78727||MSNS 1923||1900-1970||Millerton Cemetery|
|WILLIAMSON||Margaret||1921||Sidney, Australia c/o J.C.Williamson, Ltd||88753||MSNS 1920|
|WOOD||Hallock||1921||41 Maple St., Islip, L.I., NY||10692||MSNS
BATES - Mrs. Elizabeth B. Smith, 73, of Lansdowne, formerly
of Mansfield, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1976, at her home. She was the widow
of Reed E. Smith. Mrs. Smith was born at Mansfield on Jan. 21, 1903, a
daughter of John Philip and Sadie Long Bates. She was a member of the Presbyterian
Church, Lansdowne. A graduate of the former Mansfield Normal School, she
had taught in the Mansfield and Tioga areas for several years. Surviving
is a sister, Mrs. Sarah B. Randal of Liberty, NY. Graveside services will
be at 1 p.m. Sunday, September 19, in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. The
Rev. William F. Emery 3rd, pastor of First Presbyterian Church will officiate.
There will be no visitation. - The Wellsboro Gazette [Wellsboro, PA], 15
Boyce, Hazel - Olson, Hazel M., age 69, of 397 Odgen Parma Town Line Road, Spencerport, N.Y. formerly of Covington, pa. Friday, April 14, 1972. Friends are invited to call at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, Pa. Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. the Rev. H. Allen Smith. Burial in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Survived by husband, Carl (Wallie) Olson; son, Duane R,. Olson of Spencerport, N.Y.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Glenn W. Boyce of Blossburg, several nieces and nephews.
CLARK, Theodore R. Sr. [SRGP 19187] - Word had been received
here of the death of former Tioga County resident, Theodore R. Clark Sr.,
a resident of Santa Rosa, California, for the past 52 years. He died April
15, 1986 at a Santa Rosa convalescent hospital at the age of 84. He was
born in Tioga County the son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Wesley E. Clark.
He lived in California for 57 years and moved to Santa Rosa in 1934. He
worked for Parke Davis pharmaceutical company for 50 years and after his
retirement worked five years as a relief pharmacist for Santa Rosa Memorial
Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Clark, Santa Rosa; sons, Theodore
Clark Jr., Santa Rosa and David Clark, Rohnert Park; sisters, Buena Haverley
and Orma Cady, both of Florida; brother, Harold Clark of Pennsylvania;
and two grandchildren. - Wellsboro Gazette, June 11, 1986, p.12
Doris W. Jones - b. 27 Aug 1904; d. 2 Sept. 1998 Port Charlotte,
CONNELLY - Doris W. Jones, 94, formerly of Mainesburg, died Tuesday,
Sept. 1, 1998, in Port Charlotte, FL. Surviving are her husband, Emmett
M.; three sisters, Leah Hendricks, Rebecca Butler and Martha Blanchard;
one step-daughter, Nellie Tears; and three step-grandchildren. - Wellsboro
Gazette, September 9, 1998. First husband Lynn Williams
|COOKE Evelyn Guardino, 97, of Horseheads, NY and formerly of Brooklyn, NY, died on Thursday, March 9 at Bethany Village. Evelyn was a 1921 graduate of Mansfield High school. She was also a registered nurse who resided in the New York City area for many years. Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Stephen, in 1968. She is survived by her brother, Rexford (Christine) Cooke of Westfield, Pa; sister-in-law, Dorothy Cooke of Troy, PA; nieces and nephews, Mrs. Gertrude Strunk of Millertown, PA, Jeffrey Cooke of Australia, Frederick and Gregory Cooke, both of South Carolina and James Cooke of Virginia. Services will be held at a future date at the Roseville, PA Baptist Church with the Rev. Ivan Matthewson officiating and interment to be in the Roseville Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Barber Funeral Home in Horseheads.|
At 7:30 last Tuesday evening, Miss Genevieve Benedict, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. H.A. Benedict, of Mansfield, was married to Merle F.
Garrison, son of Mrs. Ada L. Garrison, also of Mansfield. Rev. F.I. Simmoss, pastor of the M.E. church, officiated.
The house was tastefully decorated with fern and golden rod. The bridal couple entered the room to the strains of Mendelssohn’s wedding march, played by Damon Holton. The bride ware a gown of tan satin-crepe and carried a shower bouquet of Ophelia roses. The ring was carried on a white satin pillow by little Olive Cornwell.
The bride is a graduate of Wellsboro High School, class of 1922, and during the past year has been a voice student at the Mansfield Normal School. She possesses a very pleasing mezzo-soprano voice.
The bridegroom is a graduate of the Mansfield High School, class of ’21, and also of the Mansfield Normal School, class of ’24. He is at
present employed at M.H. Shepard’s clothing store in Mansfield. Mr. & Mrs. Garrison left immediately after a luncheon for the Great Lakes
and points of interest in southern Canada.
About thirty guests were present, the immediate families and a few intimate friends. The out-of-town guests were: W.H. Garrison, Miss Alta Garrison, Mr. & Mrs. W.E. Garrison of Millerton; Mr. & Mrs. L.K. Benedict, Mrs. Anna Benedict of Wellsboro; Mr. & Mrs. Earl Cruttenden of Elmira; Miss Ernestine Losey and Miss Jane Adams of Crooked Creek; Miss Elsie Naegely of Wellsboro. Wellsboro Agitator, August 20, 1924, p2
GARRISON – Merle F. Garrison, age 88, of North Port, FL and Mansfield, PA, died February 9, 1990 at his home in Mansfield. Friends are invited to call at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Saturday, 5-8 PM, Friendship Lodge #247 F & AM will conduct services there at 7 PM. Funeral will be held there Sunday at 2 PM. The Rev. Thomas Searfoss officiating. Burial, Tioga County Memorial Gardens. Family will provide flowers, Memorial Contribution in Mr. Garrison’s memory may be made to the Endowment Fund of the First United Methodist Church, North Academy St., Mansfield, PA. Survived by one son and daughter-in-law, K. Benedict & Lois Garrison of Mansfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Gerald and Anne Calkins of Mansfield; one daughter-in-law, Joyce Garrison of Wellsboro, PA; 9 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Genevieve Benedict, Sept. 13, 1985 and a son, Lewis on Dec. 9, 1989. Mr. Garrison was born June 6, 1901 in Jobs Corners, PA, the son of Freeman & Ada French Garrison. He was the retired owner of Garrison’s Men’s Store in Mansfield; a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield; Friendship Lodge, #247, F & AM; the Williamsport Consistory and the Wilkes-Barre Shrine Club. - Wellsboro Gazette, February 14, 1990
East Aurora, NY----------------- Mansfield State 1922
GOULD - Wells Gould, age 76, formerly of Mansfield, died unexpectedly September 14th, at his home in East Aurora, NY. He was born February 29, 1904, a son of Mr. & Mrs. George Gould of Roseville. He graduated from Mansfield Normal School in 1922, and taught school for approximately 50 years. He taught at Old State Road at Mainesburg, Covington, Erie, PA, Dunkirk, NY, Oberlin, Ohio, Arcade, NY and East Aurora, NY. He is survived by his wife; one daughter; one grandson; one sister, Mrs. John [Blanche] Gustin of Troy; one brother, Alfred Gould of Mansfield; and several nieces and nephews. - Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 1980
Clifton Campbell – Clifton [Doc] Campbell Harkness, 57, of Philadelphia,
formerly of Mansfield, died Tuesday, March 29, 1960. He was the son of
the late Doctor and Mrs. Harry C. Harkness of Mansfield, He was a 1934
graduate of Mansfield State College. Survived by wife, Mrs. Gladys Roberts
Harkness; sons, Harry Roberts Harkness stationed with the U.S. Navy in
the Pacific, John Campbell Harkness at home; sister, Mrs. A.A. Huffard
of Upper Darby; brothers, Carlton Harkness of Narberth and Rev. John Harkness
of Akron, Ohio. – Mansfield Advertiser, April 6, 1960, p.4
|HILFIGER - Velma H. Baity, 81, of 436 Cherry St., Montoursville, died at 9:25 p.m. on March 26, 1984, at Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport. She had been a patient there since March 9. Born June 29, 1902 in Mainesburg, she was a daughter of Harry and Jennie Morgan Hilfiger. In 1971, she had retired as a school teacher from the Northumberland County School District. She had formerly taught in the South Williamsport and Montoursville School Districts. She was a life member of the Lycoming County Teachers' Association and a member of the Pennsylvania Teachers Association. She was also a member of the Montoursville Presbyterian Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Edson Baity, who died in 1949. Surviving are one son, Dean C. Baity of Covington; three daughters, Mrs. Beatrice E. Mitchell of Covington, Mrs. Patricia A. Gardner of Montoursville, and Mrs. Kathleen M. Glidewell of Montoursville; three brothers, Morgan Hilfiger of Mainesburg, Merle of Troy, and Mark of Tucson, Arizona; two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Benson of Mainesburg, and Mrs. Florence Stonebraker of Williamsport; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be held at the Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville, on Friday, March 30, at 1:30 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home will be held Thursday, March 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday, March 30, from 12:30 to 1:30p.m. Burial will be in the State Road Cemetery in Sullivan Township. Committal services will be held at the cemetery at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, March 30. The Rev. Hobart G. Campbell of the Montoursville Presbyterian Church, her minister, will officiate.|
JAQUISH Dr. Joseph P.
Mansfield, PA, July 3.---Dr. Joseph P. Jaquish, popular and highly esteemed Mansfield dentist, died this morning at 6:30 o'clock at Blossburg Hospital, from injuries received in an automobile accident last Thursday night. Dr. Jaquish was injured when the car driven by Dr. Daniel Preston of Canton, left the road and crashed into the bridge at Canoe Camp. Born at Covington Township on May 4, 1901, Dr. Jaquish was the son of Elvin W. and Martha (Preston) Jaquish. He was graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1920, from Mansfield State Teachers' College in 1923, and from the University of Pennsylvania Dental College in 1932. The following October he bought the dental practice of Dr. Robert DeWaters, in which business he had been engaged since that time. Dr. Jaquish was a member of the Friendship Lodge F. and A. M. and the Methodist Episcopal Church. The community is greatly shocked and saddened by his death because he was one of its most popular citizens and his friends were legion. His survivors include a sister, Dr. Martha Jaquish, Holmesburg, PA; six brothers, Daniel, of Covington; William, a student in the Temple University Medical School; Orrin of Troy; John of Tunkhannock; Dr. Elvin Jaquish of Punxsutawney; and Dr. Francis Jaquish, a dentist in Philadelphia. No funeral arrangements have been made as yet. A cousin of Dr. Jaquish, by the same name was killed in an automobile accident near Troy last February.
JONES, Dortha [SRGP 86005] - Mrs. Dortha J. Burtch, 85, of Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, formerly of Mansfield died Thursday, Aug. 4, 1988 at the nursing home. Born Oct. 22, 1902 in Mansfield, she was the daughter of William and Mabel Brocious Jones. She was a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Tioga, the Mansfield Elizabeth Rebekah Lodge #291 and the DLS Club in Mansfield. Preceding her in death were her husband Norris in 1980 and a daughter, Carolyn Stracka in 1964. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Helen Swingle of Canton and two grand daughters. Services were held at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 North Main Street, Mansfield, Sunday Aug. 7. The Rev.. Bert Mole officiated. Burial was made in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, August 10, 1988
Ella Mae Jones
LENT, Mae [SRGP 86117] - Mrs. Mae Lent Lane, age 70, of Mansfield, PA, died Thursday June 11, 1970 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital. Funeral service was held at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home Sunday 1:30 p.m. Rev. Walter Caldwell officiated. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Survived by husband, Harry W. Lane; daughters, Mrs. Michael [Phyllis] Levanios, Glenside, PA, Mrs. Richard [Ruth] Brueilly, Covington; sister, Mrs. Orian Long, Trinity, Texas; eight grandchildren. She was a member of the Church of the Open Door, Ft. Washington, PA. - Article dated June 17, 1970
J. Hazleton Littley
Wellsboro Gazette, November 11, 1987
Farmington Hill Cemetery, Farmington Township
ODELL - MARGARET O. BUTLER
Margaret O. Butler, 84, of 33 E. Main St., Mansfield, died Saturday, Nov. 7, at home. Born Sept. 7, 1903, in Richmond Township, she was the daughter of Theodore Earl and Agnes Baynes Odell. She was a member of the Trinity United Presbyterian Church in Tioga and the Eugenia Rebekah Lodge #465 in Nelson. Mrs. Butler worked as a cook at Pumpernickel's Restaurant, formerly the Dutch Pantry, in Mansfield for 20 years. Her husband, Fred, died in 1963. Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Gene and Mary Butler and Norman and Ann Butler, all of Tioga, and H. Neal and Carolyn Butler of Elkland; daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Richard Doud of Wellsboro; a brother, Horace O'Dell of Mansfield; a sister, Mrs. Alva Fralic of Lopez Island, Wash.; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Blanche Wilson of Elmira, NY; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Trinity United Presbyterian Church in Tioga. The Rev. Thomas D. Thomas officiated. Burial was made in Farmington Hills Cemetery, Farmington Township. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Cancer Fund or the Trinity United Presbyterian Church in Tioga. Arrangements were made by the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield.
OMELION - BESSIE O. GARRISON
Bessie O. Garrison, 90, of Millerton RR 2, PA, died Saturday, November 26, 1994 at Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro. She was a member of the Daggett United Methodist Church, a former member of the Rebekahs and a retired employee of Facet Enterprises. She is survived by sons, Wendell (Arletta) Garrison, Richard (Betty) Garrison, all of Millerton, PA; grandchildren, Jeffrey Garrison, Paula Drake, Tim Garrison; great-grandchildren, Jay, Cortney and Michael Drake; sisters, Ada Hurlburt of Troy, PA; Florence Weller of Geneva, NY; sister-in-law, Alice Omelion of FL; several nieces and nephews. Bessie was predeceased by her husband, Tracy B. Garrison, in 1988. Funeral services were held at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira, NY, on November 29 with the Rev. Eric Shafer officiating and interment to be in Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jobs Corners, PA. Those wishing may make memorials to the Daggett Volunteer Fire Department, Daggett, PA or the Millerton Volunteer Fire Department, Millerton, PA. (TGR, Thursday, December 1, 1994)
Mary Anna Robbins
SMITH, J. EDWARD, Dr.
Age 77 of 27 Fischler St., Wellsboro, Pa. Thursday, March 27, 1980 in Wellsboro. No visitation. Graveside service for family members will be held Saturday at 2 pm at the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, Pa. A memorial service will be conducted Sunday at 2 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, Wellsboro, Pa. Rev. Stephen P. McCutchan, his pastor, officiating. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Family will provide the flowers, friends may make memorial gifts to the First Presbyterian Church, the Tioga County Historical Society, or other charitable organizations. Survived by wife, Hope V. Smith; 2 sons, David T. Smith of Dryden, NY and James E. Smith of Newburgh, NY; 1 daughter, Mrs. Robert (Rebecca Anne) Keenan of Richmond, Va; stepdaughter, Mrs. Gary (Virginia) D. Kaefer of Palo Alto, Cal; 4 brothers, Elmer of Mansfield, Pa., Lisle of Mainesburg, Pa., Richard of Port Orange, Fla., Robert of Hyannis, Mass; 3 sisters, Mrs. Lyman (Ethlyn) Frost of Marathon, NY, Mrs. Harold (Eloise) Chamberlain.
SMITH, Paulena [SRGP 03497] – Paulena S. Avery, 92, of Mainesburg RR 1 died Thursday, March 9, 1995, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Nov. 9, 19902, in North Towanda, she was the daughter of Rev. Freddus and Charlotte Shepherd Smith. She was a member of the former Elk Run Methodist Church. She had been attending the Roseville United Methodist Church. She was a member of the East Sullivan Grange and a member of the 55 Plus Club of Mansfield. Preceding her in death was one son, Paul Baity, in 1991; a twin brother, Paul Smith, in 1964; and brother, Glenn Smith. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Esther and Gordon Brace of Mainesburg; one granddaughter, Martha Radin of Lockwood, NY; three grandsons, Clifford and Kenneth Brace of Mainesburg and Darwin Brace of Knoxville; four great-granddaughters; one niece and one nephew. Friends called at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield, on Sunday, March 12. Services were held there Sunday, March 12, with the Rev. James A. Bellamy, pastor of the Roseville United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was made at Smith Cemetery, Elk Run. Memorial donations may be made to the Roseville United Methodist Church, RR 2, Box 878, Mansfield, PA 16933 – Wellsboro Gazette, 15 March 1995, p.9
SPALDING - PALMER, GLADYS A.
Age 78, Mainesburg, PA, Friday, December 12, 1980 at the Troy Community Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there Monday at 11 am with the Rev. Philip Shear, her pastor, officiating. Burial in the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA. Survived by five daughters, Mrs. Carl (Elizabeth) Spencer, Canton, PA, Mrs. Lawrence (Katherine) Meisel, Horseheads, Mrs. Mildred Shelman, Athens, PA, Mrs. Dean (Audrey) Clark, Owego, NY, Mrs. LeRoy (Cladia) Johnson, Horseheads; two sons and daughters-in-law, Claude and Mary Lou Palmer, Waverly and Carl and Sharon Palmer, Pine City; 33 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren. She was a member of the State Road Baptist Church. Born April 21, 1902 in Mainesburg, PA, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Spaulding. Her husband, Claude Palmer, preceded her in death on December 5, 1980. The family will furnish the flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the State Road Baptist Church in her memory.
TEARS - OLIVE TEARS. JUDSON
Funeral services for Olive T. Judson, 83, of Columbia Cross Roads were held Jan. 8 at the Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church with Rev. Edward Thigpen officiating. Burial was in Columbia Valley Cemetery. Mrs. Judson died at home on January 5, 1985. She was born August 1, 1901 in Rutland Twp., Tioga County, the daughter of Herman and Sadie Colby Tears, Sr. She was a member of the Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church for sixty years; a member of the Columbia Cross Roads Birthday Club, and of the Troy Eastern Star, Maxwell Chapter No. 233. For 50 years she was associated with the Judson feed business in the Cross Roads. She was preceded in death by her husband James W. Judson in 1972. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Wendall and Jo Judson, Columbia Cross Roads; a daughter and son-in-law Ellen and Joseph Foust, Granville Summit; a brother and sister-in-law Herman and Winifred Tears, Columbia Cross Roads; sister-in-law Nellie Tears, Mansfield; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The Troy Eastern Star, Maxwell Chapter No. 233 held a service at the Vickery Funeral Home on January 7. Memorials may be directed to the Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church
WOOD - Hallock Wood, 90, a native of Mansfield, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1994. Graveside services were held at Dr. Fred Wood's family burial plot on Saturday, Oct. 15, in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 19 October 1994 [Note - s/o Dr. Fred G. Wood & Belle (Isabelle) Saxton]
Mansfield Advertiser, 12 June 1968, p.4
Pictures - Harold Wood & Hallock Wood
Brothers - Educators Retire This Year
Harold S. Wood and Hallock A. Wood, brothers of Helen Wood of Mansfield and both graduates of Mansfield High School will retire this year.
Harold Wood graduated from the local High School in 1918 and from Bliss Electrical School in 1922.
Then he joined the faculty and when the school closed in 1950 to become Montgomery Junior College, he became one of the college faculty. Now, after 45 years he has retired.
At a tea given to honor Mr. & Mrs. Wood on Friday [May 24], he was given a money gift by the college faculty, an electric drill by the Harrisburg [PA] Bliss Society; a colored television with 3 year service from the Montgomery County [MD] Bliss Society, and money for a trip to Florida. A former Bliss student gave an additional money gift, and will re-wire his home, completely for free to bring all of the wiring up-to-date.
He has a wife, the former Margaret Green of Elmira, and two daughters and six grandchildren. He has been the mainstay in keeping the Bliss Societies across the nation active. Harold is giving the MJC Library his Bliss memorabilia which will be treasured in the archives of the college.
He is also an elder in the Takoma Park Presbyterian Church and active in civic affairs.
Mr. Bliss, founder of the School of Electrical Technology, was a pupil of Thomas Edison and has alumni all over the world. One of them was responsible for wiring the Panama Canal. One of them did the U.S. Capitol Building.
Hallock A. Wood, Mansfield native, is a 1923 graduate of Mansfield State College and a 1927 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College.
He has been an educator on Long Island for many years, the last 14 years at Southold as Assistant Principal and High School Science Teacher.
He is treasurer of the Library Board, Vice President of the North Fork Lion's Club, member of the Archaeological Society, Historical Museum, Republican Club, Civic Organizations, and the Boy Scouts of America.
He has four children, all married and living within easy driving distance of Southold.
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