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In the lower picture the school is pictured in 1928 with the old Brick School that had been the high school and the gym addition.. The  picture at left shows the old school in the right background with the new gym addition in front. The old school was eventually torn down. In its place now stands the larger part of the present High School. The gym addition remains as the auditorium. 

Mansfield High School Graduates

LISTINGS FROM THE 1938 MANSFIELD HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK , "MANSCRIPT" Prior to 1913, not a pupil had graduated from a four year high school course in Mansfield. The course was narrow and only the few who wanted to go on to college stayed for the new high school course. The enrollment was sixty four for four years of high school in 1914. In 1913 a class of three graduated in a three year course and in 1914, a class of seven in a four year course. Not all of the following addresses were verified. A question mark has been added in cases of extreme doubt. In a few instances, no information was available.

This information was taken from the 1938 school year book. Joyce M. Tice has added supplemental information. 
Photos are from the 1927 and 1928 yearbooks. 

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Class of 1928
There are four people in this listing that also appeared in the 1927 senior listing with photos. I assume they expected to graduate in 1927, but for whatever reason did not receive their diplomas until 1928.
ALLIS Ellsworth 1928 Hallstead, Pa. Teacher   82247
AUSTIN Raymond 1928 Mansfield, Pa.   [Sara Cleveland]  10336 1910-1979 Glenwood, Troy
AUSTIN Ida 1928 Leolyn, Pa.    
AYERS Eugene 1928 405 Amboy St., Perth Amboy, NJ   [Mildred Breese]  37536 1908-1972
BARDEN Lester 1928 Mansfield, Pa.    
BARNES Joseph 1928 Mansfield, Pa.    
BAYNES Harold 1928 21 Van Buren St., Jamestown, NY   [Helen Losey]  39469 1911-1976 Prospect Cemetery
BRACE Marieva 1928 Allentown, Pa.   Coley Jenkins 20551 1909-1980 Watson Cemetery
BROOKS Raymone 1928 Mansfield, Pa.    
BULL Imogene 1928 Canton, Pa.   James Innis
CADY Kenneth 1928 Mansfield, Pa.   [Esther Stiger]  65915 1909 -1988 Scranton
CLEVELAND Hilda 1928 Elkland, Pa. Teacher 16282 1909-1984
CLEVELAND Lester 1928 Oriskany Falls, NY     08370
CLEVELAND Nelson 1928 72 Derussey St., Binghamton, NY    
CRIPPEN Cecil 1928 Deceased   Alice Seymour  08024 1911-1934 Watson Cemetery
CURTIS Marion 1928 Meyersdale, Pa.   Hugh Morrison Oakwood Cemetery
DAVIS Kathleen 1928 California    
DOUD Howard [Ray] 1928 Michigan   [Margaret Bellows]  21727
DOUGHTON Anna 1928 Liberty, Pa.   Harold Schanbacher 83523
FRENCH Harriet 1928 Mansfield, Pa.   Larry Camenga
FRIENDS Irene 1928 R D , Lawrenceville, Pa.   Lewis Knight 70057 1910-
FULLER Verna 1928 150 Matthew St., Binghamton, NY   Kenneth Howard
HALL Benjamin 1928 R D ., Mansfield, Pa.    
HOTALEN DeLancy 1928 Main St., Wellsboro, Pa.    
JERALD Louise 1928 Painted Post, NY   Neal Bush 82781
LENT Frances 1928 Mansfield, Pa.    
LUTES Ferris 1928 Mansfield, Pa.    
MARVIN Tena 1928 Geneva, NY   W. Achilles 87982 1912-1989
MOORE Floyd 1928 Mansfield, Pa.   [Helen L. Howe]  45957 1910-1971 Prospect Cemetery
MORRIS Grace 1928 Ulysses, Pa.   Kenneth Baker
MUDGE Lorena 1928 R D, Roaring Branch, Pa.   Russell Callister 03561 1910-1977
OBOURN Herman 1928 Mansfield, Pa.    
PRECIT Stella 1928 Austin, Pa.   Benjamin Brown
SIMMONS Edith 1928 Mansfield, Pa. (Temporary-Bradford, Pa)     82709 1908-1979 Prospect Cemetery
SMITH Lisle 1928 R D 1, Troy, Pa.   Evelyn Bardwell 03668 1910-2003 State Road Cemetery
TREAT Mary 1928 Mansfield, Pa.   Howard Davis 82444 1910-1979 Prospect Cemetery
VANDUSEN Regina 1928 35-15 78th St., Jackson Heights, NY   S. Byron Gould
VOSBURG Ernest 1928 Mansfield, Pa.   Frances Brace  02130 1907-1985 Oakwood Cemetery
WHITTAKER Glen 1928 Covington, Pa.   Mildred Rice  85573 MSTC 1910-2007 Oakwood Cemetery
WEBSTER Dorothy 1928 R D 2, Liberty, Pa.   Howard Norman 22901 1911-1985 Salem Lutheran
WHEELER Ward 1928 Mansfield, Pa. Printing Office   65773
WOOD Beatrice 1928 Little Marsh, Pa.   Sam Morse 57499 1909-
YORK Ruby 1928 410 Dewitt Ave., Elmira, NY   Wellington Lanterman  06712 1910-1992
Ellsworth Allis Ida Austin Raymond Austin
Also in 1927 senior list
Eugene Ayres
Lester Barden
Also in 1927 senior list
Joseph Barnes Harold Baynes Marieva Brace
Watson Cemetery, Roseville
BRACE - Marieva B. Jenkins, age 70, of Pinnacle Towers, Wellsboro, died on Monday, July 14, 1980 at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital. She was born November 29, 1909 in Mansfield, the daughter of Willard and Fannie Walker Brace. She was a graduate of Robert Packer School of Nursing, She worked for 20 years at Monmouth Memorial Hospital, Long Branch, NJ, as a registered nurse. She is survived by her husband Colie; two sons, James W. of Houston, Texas, Colie Jr. of Memphis, Tenn.; daughter, Mrs. William [Arlene] Wiesman of Chesapeake, Va.; 7 grandchildren; one great grandson; sister, Mrs. Margaret Lawson of Mansfield. Funeral services will be held at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield on Thursday with Lloyd Howard of Wellsboro officiating. Burial in the Watson Cemetery at Roseville. Friends may call at the Kuhl Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. - Wellsboro Gazette, July 16, 1980

BAYNES - Former Mansfieldian Harold E. Baynes died at Grove City - Harold Edgar Baynes, 65, of Grove City, a native of Mansfield, died Thursday, September 23, 1976 in Grove City Hospital, following a lengthy illness. He was born on May 12, 1911, a son of Leon E. and Cloe McEntee Baynes. A graduate of Mansfield State College, Mr. Baynes was assistant superintendent, director of social services and financial analyst at George Junior Republic, a correctional institution at Grove City, since 1966. He was retired as a lieutenant commander from the Navy, having served in World War II. Prior to the war, he was superintendent of a day school at the Atlanta, Ga., Federal Penitentiary. Mr. Baynes was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Grove City. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 603, Grove City. Surviving are his wife, the former Helen Losey; a son, Harold of Richmond, Va.; two brothers, John H. of Mansfield and Richard C. of Greenwich, Conn., and three grandchildren. A memorial service was held Sunday afternoon in the Mansfield First Baptist Church. The Rev. Benjamin E. Nevin, pastor, officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, September 29, 1976

Raymond Brooks Imogene Bull
Kenneth Cady
Hilda Cleveland
BULL, Imogene {SRGP 90090]  –IMOGENE INNES, 98, Wellsboro, formerly of Canton, died Dec. 7, 2005 at the Green Home, Wellsboro.  Born July 8, 1907 in Mansfield, she was the daughter of William S. and Adeline (Webber) Bull.  She was the beloved wife of the late James D. Innes for over 66 years.  She and her husband lived in Canton for many years until after he retired from the post office.  In later years they moved to Blossburg area to be closer to family.  Mrs. Innes was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  She enjoyed memberships with Canton’s Eastern Star Lodge 71 and the Village Improvement Association.  Faith in the Lord guided her throughout life and she was a member of the Blossburg United Methodist Church most recently.  Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Miles Wood, Blossburg, grandchildren; Christopher Wood, Hyde Park, NY, Wenda Pelser, Peabody, MA and Amy Ivell, Kennerdell, PA; great-grandchildren, Gabriella and Juliana Silvagni and James and Elizabeth Ivell; step-great-grandchildren, Katie and T.J. Pelser; sister-in-law, Betty Felton, Lakewood, OH; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was predeceased by her husband, Jim February 11, 2002 and by brothers-in-law, Robert, Judson and Floyd Innes.  The funeral and committal services were held at the Pepper Funeral Home, Dec. 9 with Rev. Jason Guillaume officiating.  Burial was in Granville Center Cemetery.  Those who wish may make memorials to the Blossburg United Methodist Church’s Book of Memory, 108 N. Williamson Rd., Blossburg, PA.  –Canton Independent Sentinel.

Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport
MHS 1928
CADY - Kenneth E. Cady, 79, of Mansfield died Wednesday, October 19, 1988 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born February 6, 1909 at Mansfield, he was the son of William and Maude Baity Cady. He had been an independent insurance agent in Mansfield for many years. Mr. Cady was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Friendship Lodge #247, F.& A.M. and the Williamsport Consistory. Surviving are his wife, the former Esther Stiger; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. William and Bonnie Cady of Athens; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Frederick Metarko of Wellsboro; two brothers, Hugh Cady of Mansfield and Donald Cady of Punta Gorda, Florida; a sister, Mrs. Alice Magor of Oakmont; and seven grandchildren, Lisa and Michael Metarko, Christopher and Stephen Cady, Barbara and Rick Lowery and Ellen Wicks. Services were held Saturday, October 22 at St. James Episcopal Church. The Rev. Peter Harer officiated. Burial was made in Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport. The family provided flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. James Memorial Fund, c/o St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, October 26, 1988

CLEVELAND, Hilda B.:  Age 74, of 143 St. James St., Mansfield, PA, Tuesday, September 25; 1984 at her winter home, Lake Alfred, FL. Friends may call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm with Funeral there Saturday 1:00 pm, Reverend Benjamin Nevin officiating. Interment in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. She was survived by cousins, Mrs. Edward (Gwen) Rice of Mansfield and Kenneth Cleveland of Mansfield; and her dear friends, Earl and Louise Tribe of Mansfield. She was a retired school teacher. She as born December 11, 1909 in Richmond township, the daughter of Homer and Lena Preset Cleveland.

Lester Cleveland Nelson Cleveland Cecil L. Crippen Marian Curtiss
1909 -1983
 Cecil Crippen, popular young Mansfield man was fatally injured this morning about one o’clock when his car was wrecked on the Millerton road.  The accident happened at a curve near the W. N. Smith farm about a mile west of Millerton when Mr. Crippen and Gerald Baarnes were returning from Elmira where they had been attending a radio school.  When near the Smith farm the car suddenly swerved off the road and when Mr. Crippen, who was driving, tried to turn it back, it crashed into a tree, throwing both men out.  Mr. Crippen was thrown about ten feet from the car and his skull was  fractured.  He lived only a few minutes.  Mr. Barnes was thrown about twenty feet from the car and was unconscious when picked up.  Dr. Hughes Meaker, of Mansfield was called and Mr. Barnes was taken to his home here, where he is reported to be suffering from shock and bruises.  Corporal Thomas Betzko, of the Highway Patrol Sub-station in Mansfield, investigated the accident and reported to Coroner William White, of Wellsboro, who decided that an inquest was not necessary.  Mr. Crippen’s body was removed to the Shaw undertaking rooms in Mansfield.  Mr. Crippen was the son of Augustus and Grace Hall Crippen and was born in Rutland 23 years ago.  He graduated from the Mansfield Senior High School in 1928 and from Elmira  Business Institute in 1930.  Soon after graduation he entered the employ of the Taylor Hardware Company as book-keeper, which position he has since held.  Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Alice Seymour Crippen, a son Richard; his mother, Mrs. Grace Crippen, and two brothers, Alton and Rex, all of Roseville.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the home in Roseville, and 2 o’clock at the Roseville church, Dr. Chester A. Feig, of Mansfield officiating; interment in the Watson cemetery.

CURTIS, Marian L. - Marian L. Morrison, age 74, of Salem, NJ, died on Saturday, Oct. 15, 1983 at General Wilmington Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Curtis, formerly of Mansfield. Mrs. Morrison is survived by her husband, Hugh L. Morrison of Salem, NJ; a son, Howard of Ellicott City, MD; a brother, Charles H. Curtis of Mansfield; two sisters, Velma Nagle of Manhassett, NY and Arlene Nugent of Covington; and three grandchildren. She was a member of Broadway United Methodist Church, Salem, NJ, where she was actively involved in church affairs. She also served with the Meals on Wheels program with her husband. Services were held Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Broadway United Methodist Church, and graveside services were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, with Mr. Rudy Van der Hiel officiating. The family requests any contributions be made to Salem City Public Library, Salem, NJ 08079. Funeral arrangements were made by H.T. Layton & Sons, Salem, NJ, assisted by C. Haines Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, October 19, 1983, p.39

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Kathleen Davis Howard Doud Anna Doughton Harriet French
Irene Friends Verna Fuller Benjamin Hall
Also in 1927 senior list
William Delancy Hotalen
Louise Jerald Francis Kent Ferris Lutes Rena Marvin
Floyd Moore Grace Morris Lorena Mudge Herman Obourn
 Floyd M. (Duke) Moore, age 60, of Morris Run, Pa. died Thursday, February 25, 1971 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.  Funeral and committal services were held at the Auld Funeral Home, Blossburg, Sunday at 1:30 pm.  Rev. Orey Crippen officiated.  Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.  Memorial gifts may be given to the Cancer Society in his name. Survived by wife, Lucille Howe Moore, Morris Run; son, Ronald Moore, Mansfield; daughter, Mrs. Frank (Kaye) Brown of Blossburg, Pa.; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Horace (Frances) O'Dell of Mansfield, Mrs. Henry (Florence) Dodge of Lindley, NY.; several nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 517 of Elmira, NY, had been owner and proprietor of the Hamilton Club, Morris Run, Pa. for many years.
Stella Precit Edith Simmons
Lisle Smith
Mary Treat
SIMMONS - Edith G. Simmons, [SRGP 82709] age 71, Downingtown, Pa., formerly of Mansfield, died Sunday, July 8, 1979. She was born March 7, 1908 in Galeton, the daughter of the Rev. Fred and Ida Lounsberry Simmons. Rev. Simmons was a Methodist minister in Mansfield for several years. Surviving are two brother, F. L. Simmons of Albany, NY and Arthur C. of Bradford, Pa. The funeral will be held Thursday, July 12, 1979 at 11 a.m. at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield, with the Rev. David Weaver officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, 11 July 1976

Harold L. SCHANBACHER, 68, of Liberty, died Thursday July 31, 1975, in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.Born Jan. 12, 1907, at East Point, he was a son of Orville and Martha Rauscher Schanbacher.Surviving are his wife, the former Anna Doughton, of Mansfield; three sons, William, of Van Etten, N.Y., Thomas, of Lockwood, N.Y., and John, of Spencer, N.Y.; five daughters, Mrs. Margaret Tross, of Athens, Mrs. Martha Norwood, of Elmira, N.Y., Mrs. Ellen Reed, of Liberty, and Misses Mary J. and Jane, both at home; his stepmother, Mrs. Jennie Schanbacher, of this city; two brothers, Chester and Gerald, both of Mansfield; Three sisters, Mrs. Joyce Gilbert, of Mount Carmel, Conn., Mrs. Genevieve Stone, of Columbia, S.C., and Mrs. Pauling Bradshaw, of Mansfield, and 12 grandchildren.Burial will be in East Point Cemetery.


Lisle Thomas Smith  Age 92, formerly of Mainesburg, PA, died Thursday, July 24, 2003,  at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro, PA. Lisle was the husband of Evalyn Bardwell Smith for 71 years. Lisle was born on October 11, 1910 in Sullivan Twp., PA, a son of David and Ella (Ryan) Smith. Lisle retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Highway in 1971. After his retirement, he was employed by Maple Lanes Bowling Alley. Lisle was an avid bowler, hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ (Disciples) and the Arbon IOOF Lodge #489. Lisle is survived by his wife, Evalyn; a son and daughter-in-law, Gerald L. and Barbara Smith of Williamsport, PA; a daughter and son-in-law, the Rev. Maxine R. and Randall Mills of South Williamsport, PA; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Smith of Hyannis, MA; a sister and brother-in-law, Nellie and Edson Shaw of Mansfield, PA. Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, July 27, 2003, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 28, 2003, at 2:30 p.m. at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ (Disciples), S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, with his pastor, the Rev. Kirk Smethers, officiating. Burial will be in the State Road Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church in Lisle's memory.

TREAT - Mary T. Davis, age 69, [SRGP 82444] of Mansfield, died on Tuesday, February 20, 1979, at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. She was born January 4, 1910 in Morris Run, the daughter of Archie and Caroline Myers Treat. She was a member of the Utopian Literary Club of Mansfield and a member of Friends of the Mansfield Public Library.  She is survived by her husband, Howard; one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Caroline) Prevette of Horseheads and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield with the Rev. David L. Weaver officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield. Those wishing may make donations to the Mansfield Public Library. - Wellsboro Gazette, 21 February 1979

Regina VanDusen Ernest Vosburg Dorothy Webster Glen Whittaker
VOSBURG - Ernest K. Vosburg, 77, of 87 West Elmira Street, Mansfield died Sunday, Feb. 3, 1985 at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. He was born May 9, 1907 in Middletown, PA, a son of Howard and Harriet Bunn Vosburg. He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield and of the Mansfield Hose Company. An Army veteran of World War II, he had served as Mayor of Mansfield for 16 years. Surviving are: his wife, Frances Brace Vosburg; one daughter, Mrs. Thomas [Karen] Bennett of Newtown, Connecticut; one brother, Edward Tanner of Nelson, PA; and three grandchildren. Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield this Thursday, Feb. 7, 1985 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Mansfield Hose Company will have a memorial service at 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The funeral will be held Friday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield with The Rev. Linda D. Leibhart, his pastor, and The Rev. Rudolph J. Van der Hiel of Mansfield, officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will furnish the flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the Memorial Fund at St. James Episcopal Church, St. James Street, Mansfield, PA 16933 - Wellsboro Gazette, February 6, 1985

WEBSTER –DOROTHY M. NORMAN, 74, Liberty RD 1 (Pa.), died Friday November 1, 1985 in Mansfield, Pa. Mrs. Norman was born May 17, 1911 in Sullivan Township (Tioga County) Pa., a daughter of Ernest and Mary Webber Webster. She graduated from the Mansfield-Richmond High School in 1928 and received her Bachelor of Science education degree from the former Mansfield State Teachers College in 1932. She retired in 1976 as an elementary school teacher from the Southern Tioga School District in Liberty, Pa. She was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church; the Salem Sunday School and was president of the church ladies aide. She was a 4-H leader for 25 years; a 52-year member of Sebring Grange #1047; member of the Liberty Historical Society; the Liberty Senior Citizens; Potter-Tioga County Retired Teachers Association; and Tioga County Republican Women. On March 8, 1978, she received a certificate of recognition for outstanding services and contributions to the programs and objectives of the Cooperative Extension Service of the Pennsylvania State University. Also, on January 14, 1970, she received the Future Farmers of American Honorary Degree of Keystone Farmer (five Keystone Farmer sons). Surviving are her husband Howard, to whom she was married 49 years on February 14, 1985; her four daughters; Mrs. Marilyn Norman of Liberty RD 1; Mrs. Samuel (Janice) Farmerie of New Wilmington, Pa.; Mrs. William (Dorothy) Brubaker of Halifax, Pa.; Mrs. David L. (Ruth) Morse of Canton; also five sons and daughters-in-law; Dr. Alfred and Susan Norman of Las Cruces, New Mexico; Ernest and Dorothy Norman of Liberty RD 1; Dr. H. Duane and Roslyn Norman of Fulton, Maryland; Donald and Janet Norman, and David and Agnes Norman, all of Liberty RD 1; 24 grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Salem Lutheran Church at Hartsfield, Pa. with the Rev. Jack H. Palmer, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Salem St. Paul’s Cemetery, Hartsfield, Pa. Friends may call at the Adams-Morse-Kleese Funeral Home, 303 Main St., Blossburg, Pa., Sunday 6:30-9 p.m. and at the church Monday 1-2 p.m. Memorial donations may be directed to the Salem Lutheran Church Memorial fund or the Liberty Alumni Scholarship fund in Dorothy’s memory. –Towanda Daily Review

Age 74, of Liberty, RD 1, PA, Friday, November 1, 1985. Friends may call at the Adams-Morse-Kleese Funeral Home, 303 Main Street, Blossburg, PA, Sunday 6:30 to 9 p.m. and at the Salem Lutheran Church, Hartsfield, PA, Monday 1 to 2 p.m. Funeral Services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. from the church with the Rev. Jack Palmer officiating. Interment, Salem-St. Paul Cemetery. Surviving are her husband, Howard; 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law, Ms. Marilyn Norman of Liberty, RD 1, Mrs. Samuel (Janice) Farmerie of New Wilmington, PA, Mrs. William (Dorothy) Brubaker of Halifax, PA, Mrs. David L. (Ruth) Morse of Canton; 5 sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Alfred and Susan Norman of Las Cruces, NM, Ernest and Dorothy Norman of Liberty, RD 1, Dr. H. Duane and Roslyn Norman of Fulton, MD, Donald and Janet Norman, David and Agnes Norman, both of Liberty, RD 1; 24 grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was a retired elementary schoolteacher, a member of the Salem Lutheran Church, Sunday School and president of the Church Ladies Aid. She was a 4-H leader for 25 years, a 52-year member of the Sebring Grange, the Liberty Historical Society, Liberty Senior Citizens, Potter-Tioga County Retired Teachers Association, the Tioga County Republican Women. Memorial donations may be directed to the Salem Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or the Liberty Alumni Scholarship Fund in Dorothy's memory.

WHITTAKER, Glen Age 96, of Blossburg, PA, died Wednesday, February 28, 2007; he was born November 13, 1910, the son of Vincent and Mae Whittaker of Richmond Twp., Tioga Co. After graduation from Mansfield High School, he graduated from Mansfield State Teachers College and later Bucknell University. He was a member of the following organizations; The Covington Church of Christ, Friendship Lodge No. 247, F&AM Arbon Lodge No. 489 IOOF, American Legion Post No. 0572, Kiwanis Club of Blossburg, Hillside Rod and Gun Club of Blossburg, Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame. In the fall of 1933, he was hired as an instructor in the Putnam-Covington Joint School system, two years later he became principal. He taught, coached sports, and handled duties of a principal. In June 1935, he married Mildred Rice; they had one daughter, Nancy. He was drafted into the service of the U.S. Army during WWII on June 1943, he obtained the rank of sergeant and was discharged in November 1945. He resumed his school duties, January 1946. In 1957, he became the principal of both the Covington and Blossburg Elementary Schools. In 1964, he lost his wife after a battle with cancer. In 1966, he married Kathryn Rose. He continued his work with the two schools until his retirement in 1970. After his retirement, he and Donald Cleveland continued to operate the Rice Trucking Co. until 1980. Glen enjoyed mostly brook trout fishing in the hills of Pennsylvania where he taught his grandson, Sean, to fish. Glen is survived by his wife, Kathryn; daughter, Nancy Holley, Elmira, NY; grandson, Sean Holley and his wife, Patti, Horseheads, NY; great-granddaughter, Katelyn Holley, Horseheads, NY; granddaughter, Colleen Valicenti, Elmira, NY; great-grandson, Matthew Valicenti; and great-granddaughter, Victoria Valicenti, Elmira, NY. Friends will be received at the Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg, Friday, March 2nd. From 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., the F&AM Arbon Lodge No. 489 IOOF will hold a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. Friends may also call Saturday, March 3rd, at the Covington Church of Christ at 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ira Hindman officiating. Full Military Honors will be accorded by Theodore Roosevelt American Legion Post #167, Morris Run; William B. Wilson American Legion Post #572, Blossburg; and Veterans of Foreign Wars Supreme Sacrifice Post #8730, Blossburg. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield.

Ward Wheeler
Also in 1927 senior list
Beatrice Wood Ruby York
1928 Alumni News

I am sure that all of the Alumni will agree with me in saying that the days spent in Mansfield High have been the best days of their lives – yes, and the most wonderful.  So it is with reluctance that we passed on to make room for some one else.  Against our wishes, yes; but the world keeps moving, and so must we.

To some of us Mansfield High has meant only the first step to high education in colleges, universities, and technical schools.  To others of us, it is the climax of our education and the beginning of life’s fight.

Mansfield High schools many for more worthy home-making and a broader social services; and it teaches all to live and work together happily and helpfully in a great democracy.

We realize that our Alma Mater is ever leading on in life’s work; strengthening weaker ones, encouraging stronger ones.

To the four winds we ultimately go, but will we ever forget our days in Mansfield High?  No, never.  They will always remain dear to our memories.

William Longstreet, ’15 is a member of the Music Faculty of the Ohio University.

Jay Baldwin, ’18, has a fine position as an accountant for Main & Co., Pittsburgh.

Maryon Farrer, ’16, and Donald Baldwin, ’20, are members of the faculty of the State Teachers College on the hill.

One of our former teachers, Prof. Passmore, ’16, is teaching in Altoona.

The following are located this year in the Covington School:  Ivah Youmans, ‘23; Lucile Palmer, ’24; Bernita Powers, ’23; Leona Smith Benson, ’28.

Arline Hitchcock, ’22, is teaching in Elmira.

We are told that Code Smith, ’22, is connected with a drug company in Pittsburgh.

Edward Bailey, ’17, is living at Castle Point, N.Y.

Frances Schipbanker, ’20, is supervising Art at Niagara Falls.

Hallock Wood, ’21, is teacher of Science at Coudersport this year.

Reed Smith, ’25, graduates in June from the Bliss Electrical School in Washington.

Charles Jupenlaz, ’15, is manager of the Keeney Shoe Store in Elmira, N. Y.

Theodore “Ted” Borden, ’20; Hugh Seelye, ’22; and Sheffield Cook, ’26, are clerking in the First National Bank.

The following have joined the matrimonial ranks during the past year:  Olive Longstret, Ivah Shepard, Marion Jerald, Alice Jerald, Yolande Garrison, Josephine Jaquish, Theresa Johns, Elizabeth Belknap, Reed Benson, Kenneth Cornwell, Donald Powers, Walter Passmore.

Harold Wood, ’18, is one of the instructors at the Bliss Electrical School in Washington, D.C.

Casper “Cap” McClelland, ’24, is teaching in Schickshinny.

Sarah Bates, ’25; Celia Cleveland, ’24, and Florence Cleveland, ’24, will receive degrees of Bachelor of Science in Public School Music from M. S. T. C. in June.

Helen Wood, ’16, is teaching in a Junior High School in South Orange.

The following are in attendance at M. S. T. C.:  Agnes McCausland, Doris Benson, Martha Shaw, Elva Nyenhuis, Matilda Jupenlaz, Paul Miller, Edward Dorsett, Maurice Cruttenden, Donald Benson, Josephine Champney, Helen Beach, Harry Beach, George Palmer, Allan Doughton, Margaret Doughton, Bennett Strait, Lloyd Straughn, Mary Howe, Louise Palmer, Mary French, Agnes Chamberlain, Bernice Lamb, Carlton Harkness, Lester Kelley, Francis Kelly, Louise Canfield, Lillian Cummings, Lawrence Hubbard, Leslie Lent, Clara Lockwood, Elvira Nelson, Phyllis Owen, Janet Belknap, Eloise Powers, Mary Alice Strange, Dorothy Van Dusen, Lelia Brace, Richard Wilson, Merrill Broderick, Amy French, Alfred Gould, Clifford Jenkins, Helen Jones, Daryl Shaw, Renabel Smith, Theodore Hager, Genevieve Hager, George Deuel, Leo Allis, Francis Kelly.

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