|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|
|BARDEN||Marie||1932||104 Garfield Ave., Vestal, NY||Ray Campbell||86207||1914-2003||Prospect Cemetery|
|BATES||Naomi||1932||Mooers, NY||Music Teacher|
|BENEDICT||Helen||1932||Germantown, Pa.||George Sheperd|
|BRACE||Melvin||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||[Martha Rohde]||33167||MSTC 1936||1914-1972||Bath NY|
|BROWN||Wilbur||1932||Buffalo St., Elkland, Pa.||18678||1913-1983||Holiday|
|CARR||Robert||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||Works at Novelty Works|
|COLE||Harriette||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||Dennis Colegrove||39461||1914-2006||Tioga CMG|
|FISH||Gladys||1932||242 S. 8th St., Philadelphia, Pa.||Laverne Spaulding|
|FLEMING||Anne||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||Teacher, Morris Run||Asa Dodge|
|GILES||Letta||1932||R D 2, Mansfield, Pa.||James P. Mitchell||02019||1915-2010||Oakwood|
|HALL||John||1932||72 Madison Ave., Geneva, NY||Crystal Soper||11356||-1986||Massachusetts|
|HEGELE||Pauline||1932||R D. Covington, Pa.||Lawrence DeWitt||03653||1914-1997||Mainesburg Cemetery|
|JAMES||Christine||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||[F. Leonard Olson]||07104||1915-|
|JOHNS||Robert||1932||75th Service Squadron, Wheeler Field, Hawaii||13731||1913-|
|KNOWLTON||Mary||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||Gunner Rasmussen||52778||1913-1996||Oakwood Cemetery|
|LAUDERBACH||Doris||1932||Dallas, Pa.||Melbourne Carey|
|LOCKWOOD||Sharlee||1932||130 E. 3rd St., Corning, NY||Curtis Heatley|
|MOORE||Frances||1932||R D., Mansfield, Pa.||Horace Odell||27068||1914-1976||Tioga CMG|
|MUDGE||Genevieve||1932||R D, Tioga, Pa.||Arthur Stevens, George Phelps||02565|
|NEAL||William||1932||99 N. Brooklyn Ave., Wellsville, NY||Works Scoville & Brown||39445|
|ODELL||Willard||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||Attends College||05767||1915-1997||Woodlawn National|
|PALMER||Ruth||1932||Box 310, Corning, NY||J. C. Mitchell|
|PARKER||Grace||1932||58 Carol Ave., Yonkers, NY||Curran|
|RETAN||Jeannette||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||Attends College|
|RIPLEY||Harold||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||Attends Millersville STC||[Harriet Gillis]||20618||1914-1973|
|ROBBINS||Arch||1932||Mainesburg, Pa.||[Gladys Campbell]||08184||1915-2002||Tioga CMG|
|SMITH||Eloise||1932||Mainesburg, Pa.||Harold Chamberlain||03670||1913-1998||State Road Cemetery|
|SOPER||Crystal||1932||72 Madison St., Geneva, NY||John Hall||59335||ca 1915-2005|
|STRAUGHN||Robert||1932||3449 N. Carlyle St., Philadelphia, Pa.|
|TANNER||Glenn||1932||250 W. Henry St., Elmira, NY||36123|
|VANNORMAN||Rosiland||1932||Mansfield, Pa.||Teaches, Lawrenceville|
|WARTERS||Beatrice||1932||R D 3, Mansfield, Pa.||Richard Frank||53915||1914-|
|WELCH||Mary Delphine||1932||Mainesburg, Pa.||Stanley Seymour||03570||1915-2008||State Road Cemetery|
MELVIN D. BRACE
Melvin D. Brace, a Haverling High School teacher died suddenly Sunday morning on arrival at the Davenport hospital, the result of a heart attack. He was born in Mansfield January 11, 1914. Son of Laven and Hazel Brace. He was educated in Mansfield High School and Mansfield State Teachers College Class of 1936. He taught for some time in Cohocton High School. He was employed several years at the V.A. Center in Bath, NY, where he taught the blind from 1946 to 1963. He has taught in Haverling High School for 16 years. He was a World War II Veteran and was a member of the Chas Westcott Legion Post of Bath. A member of the Grace Lutheran Church of Bath, NY. Surviving are his wife Martha Rohde Brace; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Santamaw of Albany, NY, and Diane at home; one son Daniel at home; mother, Mrs. Hazel Brace and one brother, Eben Brace, both of Mansfield; one grandson, Brion of Albany. Funeral services were Wednesday at 2 pm at the Fagan Funeral Home. Burial was in Nondago Cemetery, Bath, NY.
BROWN - Wilbur F. Brown, 70 years old, of Millerton, died on Thursday, July 21, 1983, as the result of an accidental shooting which occurred in the yard at his home. He was born June 10, 1913, in Rutland Township, a son of Fayette and Carrie Sweeley Brown. He was a retired steelworker for Streeter Associates, of Elmira, NY. Surviving are his wife, the former Clara Guy; two sons Wilbur L. of Gillett, and James F. of RD2, Middlebury Center; a daughter, Mrs. Bruce [Patricia] Davis of Hollywood, Fla.; two brothers, Thomas of RD1, Millerton and John of Corning, NY; two sisters, Mrs. Frank [Donna] Enderle of Elkland, and Mrs. Gilbert [Kathryn] Furman of Dover Springs, Fla., and seven grandchildren. The funeral was held on Sunday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Holiday. The Rev. Edwin Green, pastor of the Roseville United Methodist Church, officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, July 27, 1983
COLE - COLEGROVE
Harriet (Cole) Age 91, of Mansfield, PA, died Sunday, February 19, 2006, at home surrounded by her loving family. Harriet was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Dennis Colegrove, in 1975. Harriet was born on April 16, 1914 in Mansfield, PA, the daughter of Thomas and Jessie (Cleveland) Cole. She worked in the cafeteria of the Mansfield school system for 14 years, retiring in 1977. Harriet was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mansfield, was an avid bingo player, and loved to travel. Harriet is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Lloyd D. and Joyce Colegrove of Mansfield, PA, James F. and Dot Colegrove of Wellsboro, PA; three daughters and sons-in-law, Helen F. and Gary Hesterlee of Pendleton, OR, Betty L. and Bill Mason of Georgetown, TN, Jessie D. and Chauncey Cline of Silver Springs, MD; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Alston and Helen Cole of San Jose, CA; a sister, Luella Townsend of Boynton Beach, FL; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Harriet was predeceased by her grandson and traveling companion, Richard Colegrove; brothers, Robert, Keith, Casius and Harry Cole; sisters, Desta Cole, Alice Fields and Mary Wheeler. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, February 21, 2006, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2006, at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Pastor Jeff Wilkinson officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga Co. Memorial Gardens, Charleston Twp., Wellsboro, PA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Harriet's name to the Guthrie Hospice, R.R. 1, Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848.
|John R. Hall
John R. HALL, age 71, a resident of Yarmouthport, MA, since 1981, Wednesday, April 9, 1986 at the Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, MA, after a short illness. Mr. Hall was the husband of Chyrstal (Soper) Hall. Born in Rutland, Pa., he grew up in Rutland and Mansfield, Pa., and attended school in Mansfield. Mr. Hall graduated from the Mansfield State College in 1936. Upon graduation, he worked as a hay broker, buying and selling hay in Auburn, NY and Little Falls, NJ. Mr. Hall became a Chevrolet dealer in Troy, Pa. for 30 years. He was a widely-known wholesaler of automobiles in the East. Mr. Hall moved to Yarmouthport, MA, in 1981 from Troy, Pa. he was a life member of the Elks Club in Auburn, NY, and he belonged to many automobile dealer associations. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter Patricia Cotoia of Marstons Mills, MA., Mother Blanche Hall of Mansfield, Pa., 2 grandchildren, David and Jennifer Strong of Marstons Mills, MA, brother-in-law, Wellwood Soper of Hendersonville, NC. A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 14, at 11 a.m. at the Hallett Funeral Home, 283 Station Avenue, South Yarmouth, MA. Visiting hours are omitted. Burial Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, MA. Donations in his memory may be made to the Hospice Association of Cape Cod, 66 School Street, Hyannis, MA, 02601. A memorial service will be held on May 3, 1986 at 2 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, Pa.
Mainesburg Cemetery, Sullivan Township --------------- MHS 1932
HEGELE - Pauline M. DeWitt, 82, of Wellsboro RR3 died Friday, Sept. 12, 1997, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Oct. 24, 1914, in Canoe Camp, she was the daughter of Paul and Myra Goodall Hegele. She was a lifelong resident of the Wellsboro area. She worked in the dietary department of Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, for over 10 years, and was also a homemaker. She was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples and a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge #1147. Preceding her in death was her husband, Lawrence G. DeWitt, on Feb. 4, 1980; and a son, Dale L. DeWitt in 1990. Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, G. Daryl and Kathryn DeWitt of Covington, Paul R. and Clara DeWitt of Douglasville, Ga., and David L. DeWitt of Douglasville, Ga.; two daughters and son-in-law, Bonnie L. DeWitt of Wellsboro and Sherry and David Adams of Wellsboro; one sister, Lucille Lamphere of Shinglehouse; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several nieces. Calling hours were held Sunday, Sept. 14, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Services were held there Monday, Sept. 15, with the Rev. Darwin Cranmer officiating. Burial was made at Mainesburg Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 1997
KNOWLTON - Mary Rasmussen, 83, formerly of Mansfield, died Tuesday,
Dec. 31, 1996, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, where she resided. Born Feb.
7, 1913, in Richmond Township, she was the daughter of Ross and Bertha
Redfield Knowlton. She was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ,
the Twilight Chapter #475 OES, the Lady Elizabeth Rebekah Lodge of Mansfield,
and the Garden Club of Mansfield. Preceding her in death was her husband
of 59 years, Gunnar Rasmussen. Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law,
Jack and Betty Rasmussen of Corning, NY, and Joseph Rasmussen the friend,
Cindy Mitchell of Mansfield; a daughter, Linda Rasmussen Montesi of Mansfield;
five grandchildren. There will be no prior calling hours. Private funeral
services were held for the family at the Scureman Funeral Home, Inc., Mansfield,
Thursday, Jan. 2, with the Rev. Benjamin E. Nevin officiating. Burial was
made in the Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield. Memorial donations may be made
to the Canoe Camp Church of Christ, Mansfield, P 16933. - Wellsboro Gazette,
January 8, 1997
MOORE - Frances A. Odell, age 61, Mansfield RD#1, died Jan. 1, 1976 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. She was born Aug. 18, 1914 in Mansfield, a daughter of Samuel and Nora Rice Moore. Surviving are her husband Horace J. Odell; 2 sons, Bruce and Curtis, both of Cortland, NY; sister, Mrs. Florence Dodge, Lindley, NY; 5 grandchildren. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield and was the executive housekeeper at the Penn-Wells Hotel, Wellsboro, and had been for about 15 years. Private funeral service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Rev. Richard Brenneman will officiate. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation. The family will provide the flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. - Wellsboro Gazette, January 8, 1976
|ROBBINS, Archibald R. (SRGP 08184)
Archibald R. Robbins Age 86, of Mansfield, Pa, died on Monday, January 21, 2002 at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro, Pa. He was born on May 27, 1915 in Mainesburg, Pa, the son of the late Archibald R. and Grace M. ( Rinebold) Robbins, Sr. Archie was a self-employed dairy farmer. He was a member of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church. Archie was a member of the Mansfield Area School District School Board for over 17 years. He was a member of the Corey Creek Golf Club and the Corey Creek Watershed . Archie was also a past member of the East Sullivan Grange. He was passionate about traveling and enjoyed bowling. Archie is survived by his wife Gladys C. (Campbell) Robbins of Mansfield, Pa; daughters, Roberta( Gordon) Harvey of Mainesburg, Pa. and Margaret M.R. ( Jonathan S.M.) Foss of Naples, Fla.; sons, Don R. ( Peggy J) Robbins of Mainesburg, Pa., and Thomas R. ( Edna E.) Robbins of Mainesburg, Pa; Grandchildren, Ginger Lewis, Donna Robbins, Bradley Robbins, Larry Harvey, Joe Harvey, Alan Harvey, and Christopher Harvey; Great grandchildren, Pamela Brueilly, Stephen Ensminger, Jessica Harvey, and Jennifer Harvey. He is predeceased by his grandson, Wade Robbins; Brother Otis Robbins; sister Anna Webster. Friends may call at Scuremans Funeral Home, Inc. 130 S. Main St. Mansfield, Pa., on Friday, January 25, 2002, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday January 26, 2002 from 9 to 10 a.m. The funeral service will immediately follow at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Howard Woodruff, pastor of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Charleston Twp. Pa. Memorial contributions in Mr. Robbins’ name may be directed to the Mainesburg United Methodist Church, PO Box 236, Mainesburg, Pa.16932 or to the American Cancer Society, Tioga-North Central Region, 1948 E. Third Street, Williamsport, Pa. 17701.
SMITH - ELOISE SMITH CHAMBERLAIN, 85, of Mansfield died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. Born May 5, 1913, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of David T. and Ella E. Ryan Smith. She was the wife of Harold B. Chamberlain. She was a member of Bakerburg Community Church and was an avid reader and flower gardener. She enjoyed her family and grandchildren. Preceding her in death were one son, Richard Chamberlain, in 1991; and one sister and three brothers. Surviving besides her husband are two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Herbert Gusitsch of Mansfield and Carol and William VanOrden of Bellefonte; one daughter-in-law, Phyllis Kennedy Chamberlain of Mansfield; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Lyle and Evelyn Smith of Mainesburg and Robert and Alice Smith of Hyannis, Mass.; one sister and brother-in-law, Nellie and Edson Shaw of Mansfield; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 7 at 2 pm at the Bakerburg Community Church, Rte. 6, four miles east of Mainesburg, with the Rev. Charles Park officiating. Burial will be made at the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.
SOPER - HALL
Chrystal M. (Soper) (SRGP 59335) Age 90 of Yarmouth Port, MA, died November 2, 2005 at the Rosewood Manor in Harwich. She was predeceased by her husband, John R. Hall, owner of the former Hall Motor Company of Troy, PA. Mrs. Hall was born in Rutland, PA. She was a graduate of Mansfield High School and Mansfield State College in Mansfield, PA. Chrystal was instrumental in the founding of Girl Scouting and the Parent Teachers Association in Troy, PA. She headed and served on the library board for many years in Troy and organized an environmental group that planted many trees through the community. She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Larger Fellowship in Boston, MA for fifty years. Chrystal, a voracious reader, was astute in politics and nutrition, the environment and world events. She was an accomplished cook. She was also educated in classical music. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia (Hall) Strong and her husband Frank J. of Osterville, MA; one brother, Wellwood Soper of Hendersonville, NC; two grandchildren, David Strong of North Easton, MA and Jennifer A. Strong of Melrose, MA; and two great-grandchildren, Alicia and Nicole Strong of North Easton, MA. A funeral service will be held Monday, November 7 at 12:00 Noon in the Hallett Funeral Home, 273 Station Avenue, South Yarmouth, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will follow in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth Port. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 369, Hyannis, MA 02601.
|Mary Delphine Welch
WELCH - SEYMOUR, Mary Delphine Welch
92, of Mainesburg, PA, died January 6, 2008, in Wellsboro, PA. She was born July 29, 1915 in Mainesburg, PA, the daughter of Fred and Gertrude Palmer Welch. Mary was a lifelong member of State Road Baptist Church where she was Organist for many years and a dedicated Church worker. She was a loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother, who loved her family, Church, flowers, and baking. Mary is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, R. Duane and Marilyn Seymour of Mainesburg, PA; two daughters and a son-in-law, Linda S. Farrell of Mansfield, PA, Marcia S. and Gilbert Romaine of Waynesboro, PA; grandchildren, Mary Lynn Seymour, Marie Seymour, Amy (Bill) Hartman, Alan (Melanie) Seymour, Jennifer Everetts, Jeffrey (Kelly) Farrell, Jonathan Romaine, Katie Romaine; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Bentley of Mansfield, PA; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Sterling of Troy, PA, and Lillian Welch of Troy, PA. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley in 1991, and a brother, Darwin Welch. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Funeral services will follow there Wednesday at 11:30 with Rev. Eugene Charsky officiating. Burial in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA. Family will provide the flowers. Memorial contributions in Mary's memory may be directed to the State Road Baptist Church c/o Duane Seymour, Treasurer, 122 Spring Valley Road, Mainesburg, PA 16932.
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