|The History Center on Main Street, 83 N. Main Street, Mansfield PA 16933 email@example.com|
|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|
|AYERS||Esther||1931||1822 Juniper St., Norristown, Pa.||Mahlon Merk||42480||1913-1999||SSDI|
|BAILEY||Chester||1931||1509 Highland Ave., Louisville, Ky||Manual Arts Teacher||[Mary Godbey]||29838||MSTC 1935||1912-2015||Watson Cemetery|
|BARDEN||Donald||1931||Mansfield, Pa.||[Hilda Day]||83446||1912-1972||Prospect Cemetery|
|BARDEN||Lewis||1931||R D , Mansfield, Pa||80631||1913-1983||SSDI|
|BELKNAP||Connie||1931||Philadelphia, Pa.||Attends Sch.of Soc.Service||William Straughn||87196||1914-1992||Waterborough, Maine|
|BENEDICT||Byron||1931||Mansfield, Pa.||Johnson's Garage||Eloise Benson||12823||1914-2000||Prospect Cemetery|
|BRACE||Eloise||1931||3508 8th Ave., Beaver Falls, Pa.||[Bernard Foster]||02126||1913-2005||Wysox Cemetery|
|BOYDEN||Elvin||1931||R D 5, Wellsboro, Pa.||84060||1912-1995||Wellsboro Cemetery|
|CHAMBERLAIN||Howard||1931||R D, Mansfield, Pa.||23115||1912-1945||Oakwood Cemetery|
|CHAMBERLAIN||Ruby||1931||[Houghton, Lewis]||65953||1913-1994||Franklinville NY|
|CLEVELAND||Velma||1931||R D 3, Mansfield, Pa.||16283||1913-1982||Prospect Cemetery|
|CORNWELL||Christine||1931||Bx 396 Graduate Club,160 Retreat Av.Hartford,Ct||32847||1914-1993||Prospect Cemetery|
|1931||Mansfield, Pa.||97631||1912-1963||Sylvania Cemetery|
|DAY||Hilda||1931||Mansfield, Pa.||Donald Barden, William Hendricks||80337||1913-1988||Prospect Cemetery|
|DOUD||Walter||1931||1502 Cambridge Rd., Ann Arbor, Mi||21728||1912-1979||Michigan|
|HAWLEY||Bernice||1931||Fannettsburg, Pa.||Home Ec. Teacher||87127||1913-1995||Oakwood|
|HEGELE||Lucille||1931||Shinglehouse, Pa.||Teacher||97416||1913-2013||Shinglehouse PA|
|HENDRICKS||Howard||1931||Springville, Pa.||Principal of Schools||03604||1913-2001|
|HUGHES||Marian||1931||2-1/2 Cone St., Wellsboro, Pa.||Cecil Robertson||65460||1913-||100 in 2013|
|JERALD||Barbara||1931||640 Geary St., Harrisburg, Pa.||Nurse||[Greenwalt]||84665||1914-2007|
|JERALD||Lorena||1931||Mansfield, Pa.||Teacher, Waterford, Pa||[George Penno]||82779||1913-2004|
|KENNEDY||Mildred||1931||Box 727, International Falls, Minn.|
|MUDGE||Eldridge||1931||Mansfield, Pa.||Grocery Store Proprietor||Irene Traub||02583||1912-1950||Prospect Cemetery|
|McCONNELL||Richard||1931||Willis Ave., Johnson City, NY||05299||1913-2003||Endicott NY|
|RIEPPEL||Paul||1931||Mansfield, Pa.||Lena Lewis||08079||1911-2007||Tioga CMG|
|SALISBURY||Winfield||1931||509 South Cooper Ave., Lockwood, Ohio|
|SCHLAPPI||Adolph||1931||Mansfield, Pa.||Works Evans Chevrolet||[Cynthia Bahr]||57126||1912-1998||Sylvania Cemetery|
|SHAW||Esther||1931||Mansfield, Pa. (school, Binghamton NY)||Attend Beauty Culture Sch||[Vincent Ferrer]||12913||1913-1997||State Ropad Cemetery|
|SMITH||Wilson||1931||R D 3, Mansfield, Pa.||[Virginia Bastian]||76425||1911-1973||Prospect Cemetery|
|SMITH||Margaret||1931||R D 1, Mansfield, Pa.||James Justin||40156||1910-1985||Prospect Cemetery|
|STICKLER||Beatrice||1931||151 Baker st., Corning, NY||Adriance||08667||1914-1981||Oakwood Cemetery|
|STRAUGHN||William||1931||Graycourt, Nyack, NY||Teacher||Connie Belknap||86109||1913-2005||Waterborough, Maine|
|TICKNER||Esten||1931||Washingtonville, NY||[Ruth Chasey]||42674||1913-1964|
|VANDUSEN||Mary||1931||114 Westmont Ave., Elmira, NY||Putnam Drake||94132||1914-1999|
|WARTERS||Bertha||1931||Jackson Ave., Endicott, NY||Howard Hoskins, Kerr||53914||1913- 1999||Endicott NY|
|WHITTAKER||Doris||1931||Pakers Landing, Pa.||Dillard Stewart|
|Chester P. Bailey
|Donald G. Barden
|2009 MU Alumni Weekend
Chester Bailey with university president, Dr. Maravene Loeschke. Chester was the oldest alum present - only member of MSTC Class of 1935
|Chester Bailey with Steve Orner, Joyce M. Tice and Barbara Bailey McConnell|
BAILEY, Chester Paul - Chester Paul Bailey, 102, of Mansfield, PA, passed away January 17, 2015, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.He was born April 29, 1912 in Mansfield, PA, the son of Leon & Lillie KerzenmacherBailey.Chester attended Mansfield schools, earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Mansfield University and an MA Degree from George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.He served 5 years in the Quartermaster Corps of the US Army during WWII and achieved the rank of Lt. Col.He owned and operated the Mansfield Advertiser for 25 years.Chester was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, and many community & fraternal groups.He is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Paul & Debra Bailey of Mansfield, a daughter & son-in-law, Barbara & Robert McConnell Jr. of Mansfield, grandsons, Nathan (Shannon)Bailey of Bloomsburg, PA, Michael (Loryn) Folcarelli of Linden, PA, granddaughters, Rev. Teressa (Doug) Sivers of Oneonta, NY, Jennifer (Samir) Nawri, and Angela (Jeremy) Kennedy, all of Mansfield, & several nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by his wife of 69 years, Mary, in 2010.Friends are invited to a memorial service for Chester to be held Saturday, January 24, at 11:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield with Rev. Jonathan West, his pastor, officiating.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Chester’s memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield 67 E. Wellsboro St. Mansfield, PA 16933, or the History Center on Main St. 83 N. Main St. Mansfield, PA 16933. – Wilston Funeral Home obit, January 18, 2015
Donald G. BARDEN, 60, [SRGP 83446] of 127 South Main St. Mansfield, died Tuesday in the Wilson Memorial Hospital in Jackson City, N.Y. (Johnson City). He was born May 18, 1912 in Mansfield, the son of William and Cecelia Laugerbaum Barden. He was a self employed mason. He was a Veteran of World War 2 and a member of the local Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Hilda Day Barden; four sisters, Mrs. Ernest Kersey of Richmond, Va., Mrs. Carl Bell of Mansfield, Mrs. Hector Gilbert of Citra, Fla., and Miss Therese Barden of Mansfield; three brothers, John and Lester of Mansfield, and William Jr. of Endwell, N.Y. Funeral services were held Friday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, formerly Shaw and Robena, at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Richard Brenneman officiated. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.
Lewis R. Barden, Mansfield, dairyman, was reelected to a three-year term on the board of directors of Agway Inc., at the cooperative’s annual meeting, Oct. 18-19, in Syracuse, NY. The district which he represents includes 14 central Pennsylvania districts. A director since 1966, he has been a member of the Mansfield Agway store committee since 1949 and was its chairman from 1960-1971. Braden operates a 400-acre farm, maintaining 120 Holstein milkers and 65 young stock and raising forage crops. He is a member of several agricultural organizations including the Tioga County Agricultural Association, Pennsylvania Farmers Association, DHIA, the Grange, and Dairylea Cooperative. He also served as an elder of the Presbyterian Church.
Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield
BARDEN - Lewis R. Barden, 69, of RD#1, Mansfield, died Monday, Jan. 10, 1983, in Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, following a lengthy illness. Born at Coudersport on Feb. 2, 1913, he was a son of George and Lottie Randall Barden. He attended the Church of the New Covenant. Mr. Barden was a member of the board of directors and insurance board of Agway Petroleum. A retired farmer, he was a member of the North Elk Run Grange. He was a member of the Richmond Twp. Planning Commission and a past president of the Southern Tioga School Board. Surviving, besides his father, of RD#1, Mansfield, are his wife, the former Hazel Fleming; two sons, David, of RD#!, Mansfield, and Brian, of Mansfield; a daughter, Mrs. Phillip [Joan] Smith, of Tioga; a brother, Lyle, of RD#1, Mansfield, and six grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth Meyer, pastor of the Church of the New Covenant, will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3:30 to 5 and 7-9 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Jan. 12. - Wellsboro Gazette, January 12, 1983
|Mary Contance Belknap
|Byron R. Benedict
|Elvin Dana Boyden
BRACE, Eloise - Foster, Eloise B. Age 92, of 87 Curren Dr., Elmira, NY. She was born January 8, 1913 in Mansfield, PA, daughter of the late Harry and DeEtte (Tanner) Brace and died Monday, December 19, 2005, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was predeceased by her son, Bernard L. Foster, Jr.; and granddaughter, Brenda Stevenson. Eloise is survived by her daughter, Edna L. (Sue) Moss (husband, Luke); grandchildren, Barbara McClain, Chris Moss (wife, Dana), and Sky Moss (wife, Rebecca), all of Elmira, Steven Foster of Denver, CO, Jodi and Jami Foster, both of Longmont, CO; great-grandchildren, Kevin, Roger, Anthony, Angela, Cass, Christen, James, Walker, Parker and Tori; brother, Sterling Brace of Wellsboro, PA. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Thursday, December 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon. Her funeral service will be held at 12 Noon. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Wysox Cemetery, Wysox, PA.
BOYDEN ELVIN DANA
The Wellsboro Gazette - Wednesday, 15 Nov 1995, p. 9
Elvin D. Boyden [SRGP 84060], 83, of Wellsboro, RR 7, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 1995, at home. Born March 12, 1912 at Wellsboro, he was the son of Dana E. and Annis Jelliff Boyden. He graduated from Mansfield High School and Elmira Community College with a degree in bookkeeping. He was a lifelong resident of the Wellsboro area. He was a retired machine operator at the former Corning Glass Works of Wellsboro with over 45 years of service. He went to Lvov, Russia, in 1980 for Corning Glass Works to train people to operate the new plant. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose #1147, Wellsboro, and also enjoyed gardening and fishing. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Marian Huck Boyden; daughters and sons-in-law Beverly Button of Wellsboro, Shirley and Robert Leon of Elyria, Ohio, Linda and Gregory Root of Wellsboro, Diana White of Wellsboro; sons and daughters-in-law, Dana and Marian Boyden of Lock Haven, James and MaryAnn Boyden of San Antonio, Ronald and Mary Boyden of Wellsboro; 36 grandchildren; 62 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; eight step-great-grandchildren, one step-great-great-grandchild. Calling hours were held on Tuesday, Nov. 14 and Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Wednesday immediately following the calling hours. The Rev. Tim Kaiser and the Rev. Ed. Seeley officiated. Burial was made in the Wellsboro Cemetery. Donations may be made to the North Penn Home Health Hospice, 520 Ruah Street, Blossburg, 16912.
|Ruby Nellie Chamberlain
|Velma M. Cleveland
|Christine J. Cornwell
CLEVELAND, Velma M.
Miss Velma M. Cleveland, 69, of Mansfield, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 1982 at her winter home in Auburndale, Fla. Born June 16, 1913 she was the daughter of Homer and Lena Preset Cleveland. She was a member of Canoe Camp Church of Christ(Disciples). Miss Cleveland was a member of Friendly Home Circle and North Elk Run Grange, RD Mansfield. Surviving are a sister, Miss Hilda Cleveland with whom she lived. The funeral was held Monday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.
Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield--------- MHS 1931
CORNWELL - Christine J. Cornwell, 79, of 272 South Main St., Mansfield, died Sunday, March 7, 1993, at Troy Community Hospital, Troy. Born Jan. 5, 1914, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of Elmer G. and Grace McConnell Cornwell. She was a member of the Holy Child Catholic Church. She was a lifetime member of the Tioga County Historical Society. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps in World War II. She was a nursing consultant for the National Red Cross Staff from 1940 to 1943 and taught at Overbrook School for the Blind from 1954 to 1972. Surviving are one brother, Kenneth Cornwell of Lusby, MD, and one sister, Olive Lambert of Ulysses. Fiend may call at the Haines Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, on Thursday, March 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a prayer service at the Hold Child Catholic Church, Mansfield, on Friday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Michael Finn officiating. Burial will be made at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. The family will furnish the flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Mansfield Ambulance Association, 13 E. Wellsboro St., Mansfield, PA 16933 - Wellsboro Gazette, March 10, 1993
|Robert Sherman Corey
HAWLEY, Bernice - Bernice H. Borneman, 82, of Doylestown, formerly of Mansfield, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1995, at Pine Run Health Center, Doylestown. Born January 25, 1913, in Wellsboro, she was the daughter of Charles and Clara Weatherbee Hawley. She was retired from the Moorestown, NJ school district and an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Moorestown. Surviving are a son, David, of Doylestown; two sisters, Louise Hubbard of Mansfield and Mary Christensen of Middleport, NY; and three grandsons, David Jr., Craig and Brian. A private viewing will be held at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. Graveside services will be held at Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Alexander Hunter will officiate. -Wellsboro Gazette, October 18, 1995
|Lucile Evelyn Hegele
|Howard Leroy Hendricks
|Barbara Howe Jerald
HEGELE, Lucille [SRGP 97416] - SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. - Lucille Hegele Lanphere, 100, of Shinglehouse passed away Thursday (May 16, 2013) in the Bradford Ecumenical Home, Bradford, after a short illness. Born May 2, 1913, on the family farm in Mansfield, she was a daughter of Paul A. and Myra B. Goodall Hegele. On July 23, 1940, in Clarksville, Va., she married Winfield E. Lanphere, who passed away June 19, 1985. Mrs. Lanphere was a graduate of Mansfield High School and a graduate of Mansfield Teachers College, now Mansfield University, with a double education major. She received a master's equivalent in education from Duke University. She did graduate work at Penn State University, St. Bonaventure University, SUNY Geneseo and Elmira College. Mrs. Lanphere retired in June of 1976 after 30 years of teaching at Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse. During her years in the Shinglehouse school system, she was the school librarian, and later, after earning a French degree, she became the French teacher. Many students recall the question "Parlez-vous Francais?" Hopefully, many also remember the correct response, especially those who she took abroad. In 1969, she received the Teacher of the Year award. She also founded the National Honor Society chapter for the Oswayo Valley Junior/Senior High School, which gave her great satisfaction. A lifelong learner herself, Mrs. Lanphere led others into believing that learning is something we all need to be doing throughout our lives. The world is ever-changing, and our challenge is to meet it head-on with chins up and eyes open, she believed. Mrs. Lanphere was a member of Kappa Delta Pi National Honorary Education Society and a member of Delta Kappa Gamma International Honor Society for Women Teachers. Mrs. Lanphere was a life member of the Pennsylvania State Education Association and a life member of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees. She was also a member of the Potter-Tioga County School Retirees Association. She was a former member of the Shinglehouse Board of School Directors, where she served as treasurer. She was a member of the Oswayo Valley Historical Society in Shinglehouse and a member of the former Shinglehouse/Oswayo Valley Lions Club. She was an avid reader and journal writer and enjoyed gardening. Mrs. Lanphere enjoyed wintering in Florida with her husband and family for many years. Surviving are three daughters, Joanne E. Aloi of Olean, N.Y., Janice A. (Stephen) Hancharick of Raleigh, N.C., and Janette L. (Barry) Church of Shinglehouse; six grandchildren, Christopher C. Aloi, Kari L. (David) Drake, Michelle L. George, Jeffrey W. (Renee) Hancharick, Jason F. (Lori) Putt and Jaime L. (Drew) Horman; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Lanphere was predeceased by a sister, Pauline Dewitt, who died Sept. 12, 1997. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 S. Union St., Shinglehouse. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse. A celebration of Mrs. Lanphere's life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2013, in the First Baptist Church, Shinglehouse, with the Rev. Russell J. Horning, pastor, and the Rev. Darell D. Harris of Oswayo, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Oswayo Valley Memorial Library, P.O. Box 188, Shinglehouse, PA 16748; the Oswayo Valley Historical Society, P.O. Box 699, Shinglehouse, PA 16748; or a charity of the donor's choice. – Published in The Olean Times Herald, 18 May 2013
|William Richard McConnell
|Eldridge "Pete" Mudge
Richard [SRGP 5299] - William R. McConnell, died April 29, 2003 in
Austin, Texas. Born Nov. 29, 1913 on a farm near Mansfield Dick has a happy
childhood and youth. His family moved into Mansfield when he was ten, but he
always remained fond of the farm. Dick married Arlene Brister in 1941. Arlene
passed away due to multiple sclerosis leaving Dick with a broken heart and two
small daughters, Diane and Mary Lou. He married Ruth Campbell and had another
daughter, Pat. He traveled extensively with Ruth. He loved America. Dick enjoyed
gardening, carpentry, playing pinochle, building things, giving advice, and
arguing politics. When Dick graduated from high school, he went to Endicott, NY
to work for IBM. Due to his ingenuity, tenacity, many night courses and hard
work, he became a Senior Engineer. Dick contributed to the infancy of computers
and earned invention awards and patents for Solid Logic Technology packaging for
the IBM S/360 computers. He retired from IBM in Menlo Park and San Jose in 1978,
but soon became bored. He went to Philco Ford, where he engineered and built the
antenna for the Voyager satellites. Dick also worked with the Navy to try to
develop a liquid propellant ship-board cannon. Though this was unsuccessful, he
really enjoyed the trips to test the experiments. Dick volunteered for the
Seabees in World War II and was discharged as Chief Petty Officer at the end of
the war after serving in Hawaii, Tinian, and Okinawa. Finally, Dick really
retired when he was 70. He and Ruth moved to Lakeway, Texas in 1996. His last
residence was at the Summit at North West Hills in Austin, Texas. Dick passed
away of heart complications after a short illness. He died in the manner he
wished - with full faculties. He never lost his sense of humor nor his kindness.
He loved and was well loved. Predeceased by his parents, Charles and Ann
McConnell, brother Ward, sister Helen, and wives Arlene and Ruth, Dick is
survived by his sister, Mary Lauderman of Bradenton, Fla.; his daughters and
their husbands, Diane and Art Olbert of Austin, Texas, Mary Lou and Richard
Hoskins of Quilcene, Wash., and Pat and Gary Andrews of Austin, Texas;
grandchildren, Faye and Erik Holland of Austin, Texas, Lynne and Jason Parker of
Austin, Texas, Lance Corporal Jesse Andres of Okinawa, Japan, and Katharine,
Rose, and Scott Andrews of Austin, Texas; as well as numerous nephews, nieces
and friends in Pennsylvania, New York, California, and Texas. Those wishing to
celebrate his life may make a contribution to the Multiple Sclerosis Society,
733 Third Avenue, New York, NY, 10017; Operation School Bell of Assistance
League, P.O. Box 9097, Austin, Texas 787766; or La Leche League International,
1400 N. Meacham Road, Schaumburg, Ill., 60173. - Wellsboro Gazette, 7 May 2003,
Eldridge (Pete) MUDGE, one of the community's most outstanding young business men, died Saturday night August 12, 1950, at his summer home in Sullivan Township following an extended illness. He was born October 3, 1913, in Sullivan Township, a son of Orris E. and Dora Monro Mudge. He came to Mansfield when a boy and graduated from the Senior High School in 1931. Soon after graduation he purchased the Elmira Street Grocery. In 1945 his brother, Cole Mudge, became a partner in the business. August 12, 1935, he married Miss Irene TRAUB, of Galeton, and four children were born to them, David, Terry, James, and Lucinda. Mr. MUDGE was active in civic and religious organizations. He was a member of the Methodist Church, the Emanon Club, Lions Club and Business Men's Association. He was interested in horses and for some time conducted a riding stable. The death of 'Pete', as he was best known, brought sadness to the entire community and the many beautiful floral offerings from his many friends and admirers were tributes to his high standing in the community. Besides his wife and children he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Steven Smith, of Millport, NY and Mrs Gladys Stilwell, of Mansfield; two brothers, Cole Mudge of Mansfield and Earl of Ridgewood, NJ, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held today at 2 P.M. at the Methodist Church, the Rev. David J. Griffiths officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.
RIEPPEL Paul D. 95, of Mansfield, PA, died January 3, 2007 at home. He was born December 25, 1911, in Cowanesque, PA, the son of John and Ethel Skinner Rieppel. Paul was a retired dairy farmer and drove old bus number 3 for Mansfield Schools. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield. Paul and his wife enjoyed travel and camping with their friends from the camping club. Paul especially liked growing potatoes and sweet corn. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, the former Lena Lewis; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Eileen, Daniel and Jackie, all of Mansfield, PA; three daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Bird York, Charlotte and Roger Smith of Mansfield, PA, Carolyn and Jay Barrows of Wellsboro, PA; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Betty Rieppel of Mansfield; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Edith and Joseph West of Middlebury, PA, Arlene Strailey of Williamsport, PA; 21 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Friends and relatives are invited to attend Paul's Funeral Service Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, with Paul's daughter, Barbara York officiating. Burial in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. "Old farmers never die, they just spade away. G'Bye Dad!"
RIEPPEL, Perry J. - Perry J. Rieppel, age 87, of Worthington, OH, died Friday, August 24, 2001 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. A retired metallurgical engineer, he received his B.S. from Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA and completed his graduate work at Cornell University and the University of Buffalo. He was a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio and a teacher from 1937-1941. He was then employed by Battelle Memorial Institute from 1943-1977 as Engineer and Manager of Metals Research. He was a life time member, executive director and engineering fellow of the American Welding Society, a life member of the American Society of Metals; Author and Co-author of many U.S. Patents and Engineering Publications. Received major awards for engineering and management and was a consulting engineer and management advisor to industry and government. Preceded in death by his parents, John and Ethel Rieppel and his sister, Edna Rieppel Locke. Survived by his wife, Ruth; children, Karl [Nancy] Rieppel, Kurt [Janet Varner] Rieppel, Bronwynn [David] Hopton; grandchildren, John [Deidre] Rieppel, James and Kate Rieppel, Myvonwynn, Bronwynn and Perrigene Hopton; sisters, Anna Rieppel, Edith [Joseph] West and Arlene Strailey; brothers, Paul [Lena] Rieppel and James [Betty] Rieppel; sisters-in-law, Catherine Millichap and Margaret Howard; nieces and nephews. A local Memorial Service will be held for family and friends at the First Presbyterian Church of East Wellsboro Street, Mansfield, PA on September 15, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Thomas Thomas officiating. Family requests in lieu of flowers, that memorial contributions be made to the First Congregational Church, 444 East Broad St., Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3885. - Wellsboro Gazette, September 12, 2001
ADOLPH M. SCHLAPPI, 85, died at home June 18, 1998. He was born December 26, 1912, in Currensville, Pa, the son of Dr. Adolph and Fammine (Merriam) Schlappi. Mr. Schlappi, husband and father, possessed a sensitive and generous nature. He loved the out-of-doors and had a passion for creating that matched his diverse interests. He will be missed by his loving and numerous friends. He was employed by Tri-County Electric, was a restaurant owner, and a real estate agent. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the US Army Air Corps, a member of Troy Masonic Lodge (32 degree Mason, Scottish Rite), a member of Troy American Legion Post 49, and a life-long Presbyterian. Surviving are: wife, Mildred Billingsley Schlappi, Troy, PA: daughters, Joan (Robert) Allen with grandchildren: Jake, Josh and Joselyn, Elmira, NY, June Schlappi, Elmira, NY; and Judith (Dr. Salfred) Mancini, Pittsburgh, PA: step-children: Ann (Jeff) Sorel, New Harford, CT; Robert (Debbie) Billingsley, New Hartford, CT; Richard Billingsley, Lynnville, TN; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; sister, Helen (Robert) Bower; nieces, Sandra (Jim) Olson and Peggy Bower, Minneapolis, MN; sister-in-law, Marion Schlappi, Canton, PA; niece, Sharon (Robert) Stackhouse, Troy, PA; and nephew, John (Teresa) Schlappi, Ralston, PA. Predeceased by his first wife, Cynthia Bahr Schlappi in 1981, and brother Charles F. Schlappi in 1992. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family with Rev. Kenneth Marple officiating, interment will be in Sylvania, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Chemung County Association of Retarded Citizens, 711 Sullivan St., Elmira, NY. –Canton Independent Sentinel.
SHAW - ESTHER S. Ferrer
Esther S. Ferrer, 83, of Mansfield, died Monday, July 21, 1997, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Aug. 28, 1913, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of John H. and Leda O. Knapp Shaw. She was the retired owner of the Fashionette Beauty Salon in Mansfield. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mansfield. She had traveled extensively with her husband, Vincent, during his service with the Merchant Marines. Preceding her in death was her husband Vincent, March 19, 1876. Surviving are three brothers, John Shaw of Milton, L.B. Shaw of Tunkhannock and Edson Shaw of Mainesburg. Calling hours will be held Thursday, July 24, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home, 18 North Main St., Mansfield. Funeral services will be held there Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. John H. Shaw III, her nephew, officiating. Burial will be made in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.
|Wilson Willard Smith
SMITH, Margaret - MRS. JAMES T. JUSTIN
Margaret A. Justin, 74, formerly of RD 1, Mansfield, died Friday, Jan. 11, 1985, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Coralee and John Owlett, of Mansfield, with whom she resided for the past five years. Born Jan. 20, 1910 in Richmond Township, she was a daughter of Albert B. and Cora Cleveland Smith. Mrs. Justin was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples, where she had been church organist for 20 years and a Sunday school teacher. She and her husband owned and operated the Justin Motel near Mansfield until the late 1960's. Until recently she had taught private piano lessons. A past Matron of the Twilight Chapter, No. 475 Order of the Eastern Star, Mansfield, she also was a member of the past Matron's club. A 60-year member of the North Elk Run Grange, No. 913, she was past president of the Mansfield area Friendly Circle and of the Mansfield Garden Club, past program chairman of the Mansfield 55 Plus Club, a life member of the Mountain Laurel Travel Club, and a member of the Rural Letter Carriers' Auxiliary. Her husband, James T. Justin, died in 1972. Surviving are: daughter and son-in-law, Coralee and John Owlett of Mansfield; grandson, J. Brent Owlett of Mansfield; two granddaughters and their husbands, Kristi and Alton Coley of Elmira, N.Y., and Amy N. and Scott Fuller of Newport News, Virginia; four great-granddaughters, Stephanie and Carrie Coley and Amber and Jessica Fuller; three brothers, Ross O. Smith and Vernon Smith, both of Mansfield, and Lee J. Smith of Pinellas Park, Florida; several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Sunday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples with the Rev. Deborah Casey, her pastor, and the Rev. Paul K. Benner, pastor of the Mennonite Church, Morris, officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Friends were invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. The Twilight Chapter, No. 475, Order of the Eastern Star, Mansfield, held a memorial service at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
WILSON W. SMITH
SMITH, Wilson Willard [SRGP 76425] - Wilson Willard Smith, 61, of Mansfield, died Thursday, april 5, 1973, in the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Mr. Smith was co-owner, with his wife, of Homestead Realty Co. He was a director of the Mansfield chamber of Commerce and was active on several committees and Chairman of the Tourist Promition Committee. He was born in Mansfield on Sept. 29, 1911, a son of Willard and Elizabeth Wilson Smith. Mr. Smith was an active member of the Mansfield United Methodist church and often was an usher at the morning service. He was a member of Mansfield Odd Fellows Lodge 526, the Tioga Valley Encampment and Canton-Lycoming Odd Fellows Dist. 10 and received a national citation from the international Order of Odd Fellows last fall. He was also a member of the Mansfield Kiwanis Club and chariman of their committee, and was a member of the Tioga Valley Saddle Club being one of it's founders and active in it's affairs for several years. Surviving are his wife, the former Virginia Bastian, and a sister, Mrs. Irene Stickler, of Mansfield. the funeral was held Sunday at Kuhl's, 18 North Main Street. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. The Rev. Richard Brenneman, his pastor, officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, April 12, 1973
1983 Commencement - William Straughn,
|Mary Magdalene VanDusen
|Bertha Josephine Warters
Van DUSEN, Mary Magdalene [SRGP 94132] – Mansfield News & Views – Word has been received here of the death in Connecticut of Mary Van Dusen Drake, formerly of Mansfield and Elmira, NY. A gathering in her memory was held Jan. 30 at the home of her daughter Susan in Hartford, CT. – Wellsboro Gazette, 3 February 1999,p.19
June 24, 1990 the next class meeting will be at the home of Byron and
Florence Benedict. Much reminiscing, photo and yearbook gazing filled the
Classmates and spouses who attended were: Perry Rieppel of Worthington, Ohio; Sam and Bertha Warters Kerr of Johnson City, NY; Mary VanDuzen Drake of Elmira, NY; Barbara Jerald Greenwalt of Laureldale; Bernice Hawley Borneman of Moorestown, NJ; Elwin Boyden and Byron and Florence Benedict of Wellsboro; Genevieve Smith of Mainesburg; Chester and Mary Bailey, Lorena Penno, Hazel Barden, Christine Cornwell, Lena and Paul Rieppel and Esther Shaw Ferrer, all of Mansfield.
The group decided to place a book in the Mansfield Public Library in memory of those from the class who have died in the past two years.
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