|Mansfield PA and Richmond Township in Tioga County PA|
||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
This information was taken from the 1938 school year book. Joyce M. Tice has added supplemental information.
|We now have a local history museum in Mansfield representing
the area in and naer Manfield.
Visit the History Center on Main Street at 83 North Main Street. We also have a locaton at 61 North Main Street.
Regular hours are noon to 3 T, W Th or by appointment.
Planning a Reunion? Be sure to include a visit to the History Center to see our Blue and Gold Room, Displays of yearbooks and ALL the graduates of this school. We like to have Welcome Home Receptions for our returning Mansfieldians.
If you have obituaries for classmates, parents siblings, that we have not includedon the class pages, please send them to us.
|SURNAME||FIRST NAME||YEAR||ADDRESS in 1938||OCCUPATION||SPOUSE NAME||SRGP||Life Years||Cemetery|
|ACKLEY||Rexford||1929||421 Wayne St., Johnstown, Pa.||83315||1913-2007||[California]|
|BARDEN||Lila||1929||111 McColly St., Ligonier, Pa.||Carl Bell||87532||1910-1992|
|BARDWELL||Ruth||1929||Columbia Cross Roads, Pa.||Howard L. Shaylor||11547||1910-1982||Columbia Valley|
|BARNES||Mildred||1929||463 Riverside Ave., Elmira, NY||86073||1910-1990||Oakwood Cemetery|
|BEMENT||Sara E.||1929||R D., Lawrenceville, Pa.||Victor Fish, Ladd||97648||1911-1999||Woodhull Cemetrey|
|BENSON||Esther||1929||Rutland, Pa.||Teacher||13472||1909-1994||Watson Cemetery|
|BESANCENEY||Theodore||1929||Camptown, Pa.||Teacher||Erdene Inscho||65833||MSTC 1933||1912-2008||Oakwood Cemetery|
|BOLT||Evelyn||1929||600 Lake St., Elmira, NY||[Registered Nurse]||Fred Kingsley||33067||1911-1992||Peter & Paul, Elmira|
|BRACE||Kenneth L[eroy]||1929||Canton, Pa.||[Dorothy Patterson]||20545||1911-1982|
|BRACE||Frances M.||1929||Liberty, Pa.||Teacher||[Ernie Vosburg]||02125||1911-2004||Oakwood Cemetery|
|COLE||Mary||1929||Westtown, NY||Wellington Wheeler||39460||1911-1997||Tioga Couonty Memorial Gardens|
|COLONY||Robert||1929||R D 5, Montrose, Pa.||14762||1904-1984||Montrose Cemetery|
|COPP||Francis||1929||519 Stevenson St., Sayre, Pa.||Teacher||[Esther Potter]||65760||1911-1948||Watson Cemetery|
|COREY||Lillian||1929||Canton, Pa.||Philip Isaacs||78672||1909-1991||Park Cemetery, Canton|
|COVENEY||Dorothy||1929||60 Gramercy Park North, Apt.2 N1, NYC||American Airlines||95934||1912-1966||Maryland|
|CRIPPEN||Alton||1929||Rutland, Pa.||Teacher||[Lois E. Palmer]||08025||1913-1961||Jobs Corners|
|DIETSCHE||Margaret||1929||8 Elizabeth St., Utica, NY||Better Business Bureau|
|FOULDS||Natalie||1929||202-1/2 Arch St., Meadville, Pa.||Cortland Chilton||97698||MSTC 1933||1911-1991||Nelson Cemetery|
|GEIGER||Marion L.||1929||Veterans' Hospital, Bath, NY||Nurse||79266||1911-1967||Prospect Cemetery|
|HARVEY||Homer||1929||Tioga, Pa.||[Mildred Casselberry]||45798||1910-1983||Evergreen Cemetery|
|HENDRICKS||William J.||1929||Mansfield, Pa.||Bakery||[Jennie Cox, Hilda Barden]||03602||1908-1980||State Road Cemetery|
|HITCHCOCK||Pearl Glenna||1929||Mansfield, Pa.||Ingute Wells||05312||1911-1949||Prospect Cemetery|
|HULSLANDER||Harold||1929||Mainesburg, Pa.||Ruth VanHorn||08105||1912-1984||Florida|
|JERALD||Mary Boyd||1929||Dalmatia, Northumberland Co., Pa.||Home Ec. Teacher||84664||MSTC 1933||1911-1999||Prospect Cemetery|
|JESSUP||Basil||1929||Equimunk, Pa.||92140||1904-1982||Wayne County PA|
|JUPENLAZ||Gertrude||1929||Mansfield, Pa.||22773||1912-2000||Prospect Cemetery|
|JUSTIN||James||1929||R D 1, Mansfield, Pa.||Margaret Smith||05370||1911-1972||Prospect Cemetery|
|KRIVSKY||Frank||1929||Altoona, Pa.||Music Supervisor||97730||1900-1948|
|MAHONSKE||Caroline||1929||R D 2, Covington, Pa.||Leroy Whittaker||95599||1911-1985||Whittaker-Jaquish Cem.|
|MARSH||Jack||1929||Mansfield, Pa.||[Ruth Hughes]||65459||1911-1982||Prospect Cemetery|
|McCLURE||Louise||1929||Snedekerville, Pa.||Gerald Kennedy||26526||1912-1973||Watson Cemetery|
|NARES||Charles||1929||Mansfield, Pa.||86140||1911-1989||Prospect Cemetery|
|OLDROYD||Dorothy||1929||R D., Pine City, NY||Edward Casper||14747||1911-2002|
|PALUSO||Josephine||1929||305 E. Front St., Plainfield, NJ||Edgar Baker||97726||1911-1995||California|
|PHELPS||Esther C.||1929||Liberty, NY||Clarence Brown||97724||1911-1977||Salem-Lutheran|
|PRECIT||Cora||1929||255 Lyons St., Elmira, NY||James Beckwith||54499||1912-1998|
|SCHANBACHER||Genevieve||1929||Mansfield, Pa.||Teacher||Stone||83522||MSTC 1933||1913-2005|
|SHAW||Lester||1929||Mansfield, Pa.||12911||1911-1981||State Road Cemetery|
|TANNER||Helen||1929||Blossburg, Pa.||Franklin Smith||36122||Arbon Cemetery|
|TICKNER||Helen||1929||Troy, Pa.||William Bradford||39406||1912-1952||Jobs Corners|
|WEAVER||Doris||1929||Liberty, Pa.||Henry Mase||97718||1911-2002||Liberty|
|WELLS||Ingute||1929||Mansfield, Pa.||[Pearl Hitchcock, Irene Traub}||02641||1911-1986||Prospect Cemetery|
|WHITTAKER||Grace||1929||R D 2, Covington, Pa.||Sidney Connelly||36115||1910-1963||Gray Cemetery|
|WILLIAMS||Kathryn||1929||Mansfield, Pa.||Office Work in Elmira, NY|
|WILSON||George||1929||Portage, Pa.||Music Supervisor||79620||MSTC 1933||1911-1988|
|YORK||Alice||1929||Sayre, Pa.||Marcus Purkiss||06713||1912-1995||Vestal NY|
|Lila M. Barden
|Ruth Emma Bardwell
|Mildred Alberta Barnes
BARDEN, Lila M. [SRGP 87532] – Lila M. Barden Bell, 82, of 169 East Elmira St., Mansfield, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1992, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, NY, after a lengthy illness. Born May 7, 1910, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of William Milton and Cecelia Laugerbaum Barden. She was a loving devoted mother, She was a homemaker and a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield and a charter member of the 55 Plus Club. She graduated from Mansfield High School in 1929, and attended the Richmond School of Commerce in Richmond, VA. She was predeceased by her husband of 49 1/2 years, Carl C. Bell, in 1981. She met him on a blind date and later married him on Sept. 28, 1931. Preceding her in death besides her husband were her son, Richard [Dick] Bell in 1972; a grandson, Danny Bell in 1983; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Barden and Mary Barden. Surviving are a son, Denny Bell of Mansfield, with whom she lives; two sisters and brother-in-law, Marie and Bill Wehrle of Durham, NC, and Teresa Barden of Wellsboro; one brother and sister-in-law, John M. and Marion Barden of Seminole, Fla.; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Foreman Bell of Hobbs, N.M.; one granddaughter, Debbie Bell of Doylestown. Arrangements were by Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield. – Wellsboro Gazette, 11 November 1992, p.36
BARNES, Mildred – Mildred Barnes Sowers, 79, of Pine City, NY, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 1990, at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. She was a retired employee of Remington Rand Corp. She was a member of the Mosherville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Ray Sowers, on Dec. 22, 1980. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Raymond Scofield of Pine City, NY; grandchildren, Raymond and Lola Baker of Sarasota, FL, Stephen and Candy Scofield of Elmira, NY, Wayne and Terry Scofield of Ithaca, NY, Susan and William Houston of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 10 great-grandchildren; step-daughter, Marie Shappee of Spencer, NY; step-grandchildren, Clarence Shappee Jr., Gary Shappee, and Roberts Hamnula, all of Spencer, NY, and Joyce Shappee of Candor, NY; several step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Lucy Gordon, and Hazel and Elwood Sipe of Union Deposit, Genevieve and Richard Baker of Austin, Texas; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph and Edith Barnes of Elmira, NY, Elmer and Marian Barnes of Mansfield, and Henry and Marian Barnes of Horseheads, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours were held at the Olthof Funeral Home, Elmira, NY, Tuesday, Oct. 16. Services were held at the funeral home Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Robert Bevins officiated. Burial was med at the Oakwood Cemetery in Mansfield. – Wellsboro Gazette, 17 October 1990, p.40
|Sara E. Bement
|BESANCENEY - Theodore “Ted” Besanceney, age 96, [SRGP 65833] Mansfield, PA, died Wednesday, March 26, 2008. Ted was born February 27, 1912 in Blossburg, PA, son of Charles Wesley and Myrtie (Hart) Besanceney. He was the husband of the late Erdene (Inscho) Besanceney. In his youth, he assisted on the family farm and worked in the Rattler Mine in Morris. He played football, basketball and baseball at Mansfield High School and went on to play varsity football, baseball, basketball and wrestled at Mansfield State Teacher’s College, where he graduated in 1933 with a BS in Math and Science. He also received his Masters in Education from Bucknell University and completed graduate courses at Duke University. Ted was a dedicated educator and coach for 40 years. From 1933-1935 he taught in a one room schoolhouse at State Road and from 1935-1938 he taught math and coached at Camptown. From 1938-1945 he was the principal in Genesee, PA, where he also started the volunteer fire department. Beginning in 1945, he was assistant principal, teacher and coach at Mansfield High School and from 1955-1973 served as principal at Mansfield High School. Ted also coached basketball for a year at Mansfield State College.|
St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Elmira
BOLT - Evelyn B. Kingsley, 81, of the Villa Serene Apartments, Elmira Heights, NY, died Friday, Oct. 2, 1992, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. Born July 30, 1911, she was the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Wilkins Bolt. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was retired from the Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital as a registered nurse. Preceding her in death was her husband, Fred J. Kingsley, in 1972. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Bernadette Kingsley of Horseheads, NY; a daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Robert Marsh of Elmira Heights; special niece, Lettie Brace of Mansfield; six grandchildren, Paula Harrison, Eileen Dean, Rebecca Liotino, Robert Marsh Jr., Brenda Kelley and Belinda Marsh; seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the First Baptist Church of Elmira at 2 p.m. The Rev. Claudine Crooks will officiate. Burial well be made at St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Elmira, 121 West Church St., Elmira, NY 14901 or to the Arnot Ogden Medical Center Foundation Inc., 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14901. - Wellsboro Gazette, October 7, 1992
|Kenneth [Leroy] Brace
|Robert William Colony
|BRACE - VOSBURG Listed on 04/30/04 Frances B. (SRGP 2125) Age 93, of Berthoud, CO, and formerly of Mansfield, PA, died onWednesday, April 28, 2004, at the McKee Medical Center in Loveland, CO. Frances was born on March 20, 1911 in Richmond Twp., a daughter of Harry and Lucy (Tanner) Brace. She was the wife of the late Ernest K. Vosburg. Frances was a graduate of the Mansfield Normal School (Mansfield University). [Should say Mansfield State Teachers College for a date after 1927]|
COLE MARY [SRGP 39460] - WHEELER, MARY
Age 85, formerly of Cherry Flats, PA, died June 7, 1997 at Sonogee Estates, Bar Harbor, Maine, where she was a resident. She was the wife of the late Wellington R. Wheeler, who diedi n 1985. She was born on November 24, 1911 in Mansfield, a daughter of Thomas and Jesse (Cleveland) Cole. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Marilyn Wheeler of Brooklyn, NY and Bar Harbor, Maine, Thomas and Eunice Wheeler of Santa Way Point, New South Wales, Australia, Raymond and JoAnne Wheeler of Troy, Alabama; one daughter and son-in-law, Dorothea and Robert McFarland of East Quogue, NY; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Harry Cole of Mansfield, Alston Cole of Calif, Cassius Cole of Maryland; two sisters, Harriet Colegrove of Mansfield, PA, Luella Townsend of Palmeto, FL; several nieces and nephews. A private memorial service will be held at Tioga Co. Memorial Gardens, Charleston Twp, Wellsboro, PA. Scureman Funeral Home, Inc. 130 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA is handling the arrangements.
COLONY, Robert William [SRGP 14762] - Mansfield News & Views - Robert Colony, 79, of Montrose and Tunkhannock, formerly of Mansfield, died Tuesday in a Tunkhannock hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday. Among other survivors is a brother, Hallock, of Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 11 January 1984, p.20
|Dorothy G. Coveney
COPP - Francis Copp, Sayre Teacher, Dies Suddenly
Francis Copp, 37, of 515 Stevenson St., Sayre, popular member of the Sayre High School faculty and faculty athletic adviser, died unexpectedly Sunday morning at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Copp, in Roseville. He was active in civic affairs, a member of the Sayre Presbyterian Church; Athen F&AM, Knights Templar of Towanda; American Legion Post of Sayre; Howard Elmer Hose Company and Sayre-Athens Lions club, and district commissioner of Boy Scouts. He was a science teacher in the Sayre High School for 13 1/2 years and also served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He was a graduate of Mansfield Senior High School, Mansfield State Teachers College and Pennsylvania State College. Surviving are his parents: wife, Mrs. Mary Copp; son, James Edward; brother Lester, of Roseville, and grandmother, Mrs. Rosetta Stout, Roseville. Funeral services were held today at 2 p.m. at the home of his parents, the Rev. Paul D. Wells officiating. Burial in the Roseville Cemetery. Masonic service and full military burial rites by the American Legion at the grave.
COREY - Mrs. Lillian J. Issacs [SRGP 78672]
CANTON - Mrs. Lillian J. Issacs, of Canton RD 2, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 1991, in Troy Community Hospital. He husband, Philip L. Issacs, died May 9, 1976. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ), Canton, where she had been a Sunday school teacher. She was a member and secretary of the Minnequa Grange 754 and Lady Canton Rebekah Lodge 362. She was an active Bradford County 4-H leader for 17 years. Born at State Road, Tioga County, she was a daughter of Frank and Effie Hall Corey. Surviving are four daughters, Joyce Boyden, of Covelo, Calif., Phylis Austin, of Canton, Nathalee Darde, of Line Lexington, and Arlene Rolison, of Columbia Cross Roads; five sons, Paul, of Owego, N.Y., Dale of Canton RD 1, Earl, of Campbell, N.Y., Donald, of Durham, N.C., and Gary, of Canton RD 2; a sister, Nellie Root, of Campbell, N.Y.; two brothers, Arthur Corey, of South Hadley, Mass., and Boyd Corey, of Alexandria, Va., 31 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Morse and Kleese's, 40 North Center Street. The Rev. David B. Morris, her pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 7 to 9 p.m.
CRIPPEN, Frederick Alton – F. Alton Crippen, 48, of 24 Liberty St., Patchogue, NY, formerly of Roseville, PA, died Friday, Aug. 4, 1961. He was principal of the Patchogue Junior High School. Survived by wide, Lois Palmer Crippen; sons Frederick A. Jr. of Constableville, NY, James R. at home; brother, Rexford Crippen of Roseville; two grandchildren. Funeral was held Monday at 2 p.m. in Patchogue. Private services Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Nellie Palmer, Mosherville. Burial was in Jobs Corners Cemetery. – Mansfield Advertiser, 9 August 1961, p.5
|Margaret Dietsche||Natalie Foulds
HARVEY - Homer Harvey, 72, of Cowanesque St., Tioga, died Sunday, May 22, 1983, at his home following a prolonged illness. Born Nov. 28, 1910, in Van Etten, NY, he was a son of Harry and Alice Dunbar Harvey. He was a member of United Trinity Presbyterian Church at Tioga. A 1929 graduate of Mansfield High School, he was employed as a mechanic at Reynold’s Garage in Tioga for 50 years. Surviving are his wife, the former Mildred Casselberry; two daughter, Mrs. Loren [Shirley] Dunham of Kutztown, and Mrs. Patrick [Bonnie] Sullivan of RD2, Mansfield; a son, Kenneth of Tioga; seven grandchildren, and a great-grandson. The funeral was held Wednesday, today, at 11 a.m. at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery at Tioga. The Rev. Wallace Wilson, his pastor, officiated. Memorial donations may be made in Mr. Harvey’s name to the building fund of the United Trinity Presbyterian Church. - Wellsboro Gazette, May 25, 1983
|Pearl Glenna Hitchcock
|Harold Eugene Hulslander
|Mary Boyd Jerald
HENDRICKS ---- WILLIAM J. HENDRICKS, 71, of Middlebury Center, formerly of Mansfield, died Wednesday, May 7, 1980, in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. He was born December 25, 1908, in Mainesburg, a son of Edson and Katy Mae Tuttle Hendricks. He was a member of the Covington Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, the former Hilda Barden; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Geiger, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Floyd Miller of Sharon, and two brothers, Howard of Shillington, and Robert, in Long Island. The funeral was held Saturday in the church in Covington. Burial was in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg. The Rev. John Truax, his pastor, officiated. ---- Wellsboro Gazette, 14 May 1980, p.12 [Photo on 1927 Yearbook page]
HITCHCOCK - Mrs. Pearl Glenna Wells, aged 37 years, of Mansfield, died April 26 . Surviving are her husband, I. J. Wells; two children, John and Lenda; her parents, Mr. & Mrs. L. W. Hitchcock, of Mansfield; two brothers, Russell Hitchcock, of Johnson City; Wendell, of Mansfield, and a sister, Mrs. Arlene H. Decker of Mansfield. The funeral was held Thursday; burial in Prospect cemetery, Rev. David Griffiths officiating. - Wellsboro Agitator, 4 May 1949
JERALD - Mary Boyd Jerald Meinert, [SRGP 84664] 87, of Mansfield died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Aug. 11, 1911, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of Frank D. and Janet Zacharias Jerald. She was a retired high school teacher. She was a graduate of the former Mansfield State Teachers College. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mansfield and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Preceding her in death was her husband, Kenneth, in 1991. Surviving are two sister, Esther Jerald of Mansfield and Barbara Greenawalt of Reading; and two nieces and two great-nephews. Private funeral services will be held at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, with the Rev. Thomas D. Thomas, her pastor, officiating. Burial will be made at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 24 March, 1999
JUSTIN, James Thompson [SRGP 05370] - James T. Justin, 61 years, of Mansfield a veteran of World War II died Sunday, September 10, 1972, at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. Funeral service was held Wednesday at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples at 1:30. Survived by wife, Margaret Smith Justin; daughter, Mrs. John [Coralee] Owlett, Mansfield RD 1; 3 grandchildren, Kristi, Amy M. and Brent Owlett, all of Mansfield RD 1; an aunt, Margaret McAndrew of Mansfield. Memorial contributions to the North Central Heart Association will be appreciated. He was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples, an honorary member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music fraternity, a member of Friendship Lodge 247 F&AM of Mansfield, North Elk Run Grange, Rural Letter Carriers Assn., American Legion, Covington Sportsmen's Club and a life member of the National Rifle Assn. - Mansfield Advertiser, 14 September 1972, p.16
KRIVSKY, Frank – Word was received here on Tuesday afternoon of the sudden death of Frank Krivsky at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Son-in-law of Mr. & Mrs. Fay R. Furman, he was well known in Wellsboro where he frequently visited with his family. At the time of his death he was bandmaster at Valley Forge Military Academy. He was born in Czechoslovakia 48 years ago and saw Army service in World War I, volunteering in the Czech Division against Austria and Germany. He came to the United States shortly after the war and after his graduation from the Mansfield State Teachers College studied music at the University of Syracuse and the University of Rochester. Krivsky was in Altoona several years where he taught instrumental music successfully in the high school. He also was bandmaster of the 28th division and was instrumental in re-organization of the division’s band last Spring. Surviving in addition to his wife, Winifred Furman Krivsky are two children, Frances Ann, 9, and Arthur John, 7. Mr. & Mrs. Furman left Tuesday to be with their daughter and family. – Wellsboro Gazette, 19 February 1948, p.12
Marsh, Jack H.
Jack H. Marsh, 70, of 184 North Academy St. Mansfield, died Monday, Aug. 16, 1982, in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, where he had been a patient for two weeks. Born in Stroudsburg on Dec. 6, 1911, he was the son of Norman and Edna Puterbaugh Marsh. He graduated from Mansfield State College with a BS degree and graduated from Columbia University, NYC, with a MA degree. A veteran of World War II, Mr. Marsh was a member of the Mansfield Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. He also was a member of Friendship Lodge 247, F&AM, Mansfield. He retired as the golf professional at the Corey Creek Golf Club, Mansfield, in 1977. Surviving besides his mother of Mansfield is his wife, the former Ruth Hughes. A private funeral was held today, at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. The Rev. Linda Leibhart, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church officiated.
|Esther C. Phelps
NARES - Charles H. Nares, [SRGP 86140] 77, of Troy died Saturday, July 1, 1989. He was a 1929 graduate of Mansfield High School where he played basketball, football and baseball. He also enjoyed bowling and pitching horseshoes. In the milk business for over 50 years, he was a milk inspector for Dairyman’s League, Troy Dairy Farm and Eastern Milk Producers. Surviving are his wife, Helen Cease Nares; daughters, Mrs. James (Sylvia) Carery of Amoka, Minn. And Mrs. David (Bonnie) Morgan of Montrose; sons, Richard Nares of Moravia, NY, Jack Nares of Mansfield and Donald Nares of Rochester, NY; stepdaughter, Mrs. Walter (Rae Ann) Kakrotz of Elmira Heights, NY; sisters, Sarah Nares of Wellsboro and Mrs. Patrick (Connie) Cunningham of Springfield, Va.; brother, Kenneth Nares of Bath, NY; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Jasper Smith will officiate. Burial will be made in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Arrangements were handled by Vickery Funeral Home, Troy. Memorial contributions may be madein his name to Troy Ambulance Association, PO Box 13, Troy, Pa. 16947 - Wellsboro Gazette, 5 July 1989
OLDROYD, DOROTHY KASPER
Dorothy Kasper, age 90, Columbia Cross Roads, PA, died Friday, April 19, 2002 at home. Dorothy was the daughter of the late Henry and Mildred Baker Oldroyd. She was born in Roseville, PA on September 24, 1911. Dorothy was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church. She was a past member of Rebekahs and a former member of the DAR. She is survived by sons, Leroy (Linda) Kasper of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, Laurence (Diane) Kasper of Elmira, NY; grandchildren, Mary (Sandy) Higgins of Blossburg, PA, Peggy (Dan) Benedict of Allentown, PA, Bryan (Laurie) Kasper of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, Bradley (Kathleen) Kasper of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, Laurie Young of Pine City, NY, Kathy (Andy) Mrcus of Jim Thorpe, PA, Marty Kasper of Roseville, PA; two step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren; brother, Rex (Isabelle) Oldroyd of Roseville, PA; brother-in-law, Barnard Kasper of Venice, FL and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward C. Kasper in 1990 and brother, Judson Oldroyd in 1924. Memorial donations may be directed to the Roseville United Methodist Church, RR 2, Box 1655, Mansfield, PA 16933 or the Guthrie Hospice, RR 1, Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848. Arrangements were by the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira, NY.
PHELPS, Esther L. – Mrs. Esther L. Brown, 66, of Liberty died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1977 at her home. She was the widow of Clarence Brown. Born April 12, 1911, in Tioga County, she was a daughter of Floyd and Ethelyn Ford Phelps. Surviving are a son, Gary, of Finksburg, MD; two daughters, Mrs. Connie Johnson and Mrs. Clarice Bubb, both of Liberty; and seven grandchildren. The funeral was held on Friday in Liberty Lutheran Church. Burial was in Salem St. Paul Cemetery, Liberty Township. The Rev. Wayne Owen of Mansfield officiated. – Wellsboro Gazette, 19 October 1977, p.12
|Cora E. Precit
|Lester Carl Shaw
also in 1930 Yearbook
|Helen Marie Tanner
TANNER - Helen M. Smith, 94, of Blossburg died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007 at her daughter, Dorothy’s home in Mansfield, surrounded by family and friends. Born June 19, 1912, in Mainesburg, she was the daughter of Zachary Taylor Tanner and Agnes Douglas (Boyd) Tanner. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Blossburg Seventh Day Adventist Church. Mrs. Smith was retired in 1972 from Blossburg State Hospital. Prior to working at the hospital, Mrs. Smith was a “domestic engineer”. She enjoyed many crafts, crocheting, knitting, ceramics, sewing, cross-stitching, quilting, plastic canvas, beadwork, as well as gardening, traveling, and visits with her family. She was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Franklin D. Smith; two sisters, Velma J. (Tanner) Lounsberry, Marion I. Tanner; brother, Glen H. Tanner, and both parents. Surviving are a son, Donald F. (Ruth) Smith of Blossburg; two daughters, Phyllis J. (Ken) Williams of Paradise, Calif., Dorothy M. (Ray) Frank of Mansfield; nine grandchildren, Gary Williams, Merilyn Williams, John Williams, Joseph Smith, Theresa (Smith) Mahosky, Sherry (Smith) Stoudt, M. Scott Smith, Pamela (Frank) Scheib, and Janet (Frank) Armstrong; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Kenneth Smith (Charlotte) of Cleburne, Texas; several nieces and nephews. Friends called at the Freeburg Funeral Home in Blossburg from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday March 4. The funeral services were held at Blossburg Seventh Day Adventist Church on Monday, Match 5 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Michael Bernard officiating. There was a viewing from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Burial was made in Arbon Cemetery, Blossburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Laurel Hospice or the Blossburg Seventh Day Adventist Church. - Mansfield Gazette, 7 March 2007
|Ingute J. Wells
|Evelyn Louise Wheeler
WEAVER –DORIS MASE, 91, of Souderton, PA, died November 11, 2002. She was born August 11, 1911 in Blossburg, the daughter of Warren and Emma Krotzer Weaver. Doris married Burdette Mase who preceded her in death on January 23, 1977. She was a member of the East Point Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Charles Mase, Souderton; daughters, Phyllis (Paul) Latshaw, Souderton and Janis (Martin) Masciantonio, Lansdale; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death in addition to her parents and husband Burdette were brothers LaRue Weaver and Lester Weaver. The funeral service was held November 15 at the Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg with the Rev. Jay Hulslander, officiating. Burial followed at Union Cemetery in Liberty. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Williamsport, Pa in Mrs. Mase’s memory. –Canton Independent Sentinel.
|INGUTE (STUB) J. WELLS (SRGP 02641)
Age 75, of 121 N. Main St., Mansfield, Pa., Wednesday, December 24, 1986 at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro, Pa. At his request there will be no visitation hours. Funeral services will be held, Friday, at 11 am., at the First United Methodist Church, Mansfield, Pa. The Rev. James T. Dawes officiating. Burial Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, Pa. Funeral arrangements by the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield, Pa. The family will furnish the flowers, those wishing may make donations to the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, pa. Survived by his wife, Irene; daughters, Mrs. Lenda (David) Case of Mansfield, Pa. and Mrs. Lucinda (Steve) Zientek of Mechanicsburg, Pa. sons, John Wells of Forksville, Pa., Terry Mudge, and David Mudge both of Mansfield, Pa. James Mudge of East Amherst, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren; brother Frances Wells of Wellsboro, Pa. He was a partner in the Wells & Goodall garage, Mansfield, Pa. for over 50 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist church, Mansfield, Pa. and the Prospect Cemetery Association. A charter member and past president of the Mansfield Kiwanis Club, and had been a charter member of the Mansfield Lions Club. He was a former member of both the local and state School Boards. He was born, May 30, 1911, in Richmond Township, Tioga County PA. to Samuel and Lena McConnell Wells.
[1948 Mansfield High School Yearbook photo]
|Grace L. Whittaker
|Kathryn Williams||George R. Wilson
|Alice Beatrix York
WHITTAKER, Grace L. [SRGP 36115] - Mrs. Grace L. Connelly, 53, of Covington,
died Saturday, Aug. 3, 1963. She was a member of the Covington Methodist Church.
Survived by husband, Sydney Connelly; sons, Joseph of Corning, Norman of
Covington and George, with the U.S. Navy at San Francisco; sisters, Mrs. Lillian
Sessler, Mrs. Anna Fast and Mrs. Doris Stuart, all of Horseheads, Mrs. John
Strong and Mrs. Mildred Bailey, both of Mansfield; brothers, Claude Whittaker of
Horseheads and Earl Cook of Englewood, Calif. Funeral was held at Shaw & Robena
Funeral Home, Mansfield, on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial was in Gray Cemetery,
Covington. - Mansfield Advertiser, 7 August 1963, p.4
A group of jolly High School girls caught my attention a few days ago. Laughing and merry they were, but then, joviality is a true characteristic of High School students. When I saw this group so thoroughly enjoying themselves, it brought back to mind the “wonderful” days we spent at M. R. H. S.
I remember the fun we participated in, the work we did, and the dreams we dreamed and it is these dreams that we dreamed, or rather lived, that I am most interested in.
The aims of the High School pupil are exceedingly high. It is well that this is so. But what are aims if there is not the proper expenditure of time, energy and material. As John Oxenham has put is:
“To every man there openeth a high way and a low, and every man decideth the way his soul shall go.”
To many of the Alumni life tasks have opened. Others are still spending days in higher schools of learning, but wherever the Alumni members are, I am sure they join with me in saying to the class of ’29, “May your most cherished dreams be realized.”
Ellsworth Edgerton is teller in the First National Bank at Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California.
DeEtta Brace has completed her training at the Robert Packer Hospital at Sayre, Pa., and is doing special work at that same hospital.
Sarah Bates is Supervisor of Music in the High School at Liberty, N. Y.
Naomi Jaquish is Supervisor of Home Economics in Lancaster, Pa.
Wells Gould is teaching in Erie, Pa.
Dorothy Simmons is taking a course in Laboratory work at the Post Graduate Hospital, New York City.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith are teaching at Beaver Falls, Pa.
There are no finer people than the people in your own home town, hence each town should put forth every effort to keep its young people within its own borders. The following are members of the Alumni who hold positions, or are engaged in or around Mansfield: Leigh Davis, Sheffield Cook, Howard Davis, Theodore Borden, Bryan Husted, Warren Davies, Gussie Jupenlaz, Helen Jupenlaz, Warren Miller, Elizabeth Bates, Frederick Burnham, George McClure, Ruth Hendricks, Donald Baldwin, Maryon Farrer.
Reed Benson is principal of the Wyalusing High School.
Kathryn Dorsett is teaching in New Albany, Pa.
The following Alumni are attending the Mansfield State Teachers College: Allene Allis, Agnes Chamberlain, Lillian Cummings, Hilda Cleveland, Doris Benson, Helen Beach, Lelia Brace, Anna Doughton, Margaret Doughton, Carol Eighmey, Amy French, Harriet French, Verna Fuller, Genevieve Hager, Mary Howe, Louise Jerald, Helen Jones, Matilda Jupenlaz, Frances Lent, Tena Marvin, Leah Merrick, Agnes McCausland, Lorena Mudge, Phyllis Owen, Louise Palmer, Stella Precit, Dorothy Rose, Renabelle Smith, Mary Treat, Dorothy Van Dusen, Regina Van Dusen, Dorothy Webster, Beatrice Wood, Merle Woodard, Ellsworth Allis, Leo Allis, Ray Austin, Harry Beach, Fred Bennett, Harold Brace, Kenneth Brace, Merrill Broderick, William Blanchard, Maurice Cruttenden, Willard Ehlers, Alfred Gould, Carlton Harkness, Clifford Jenkins, Harold Baynes, DeLancy Hotalen, Theodore Hager, Laurence Hubbard, Fred Jupenlaz, Francis Kelly, Paul Miller, Herman Obourn, George Palmer, Gordon Powers, Edward Dorsett, Denzel Rose, Daryl Shaw, Harland Sherman, Lloyd Straughn, Ward Wheeler, Ernest Vosburg, Richard Wilson, Mary French, Eloise Powers.
Maurice Starkey is Supervisor of Music in Cohoes, N. Y.
Jay Baldwin is in Boston working for Maine & Co., of Pittsburgh.
Celia Cleveland has a position in Ulster, Pa., teaching Music and English.
Florence Cleveland is Music Supervisor in Halifax, Pa.
Lewis Dorsett is principal of the Charleston High School.
Ruth Decker is an instructor in the Lucy Webb Hayes School in Washington,
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