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1947 view of Mansfield High School. Front section , the gym, was built about 1927 attached to the old Brick School. In 1939, the Brick School was torn down and the new school built surrounding the central gym..
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From 1943 Manscript Yearbook
Surname First Name Year Spouse
Beach Alice 1943 Fetterman 05381
Button Ford 1943  
Bryant Emma 1943 Keith Sweely 11311 1925-
Clark Theodore 1943  
Caracciolo Isabelle 1943 Button 83425
Cleveland Wilford 1943 Arlene Dann  78792
Crossley William 1943   85456 1924-2010
Dann Arlene 1943 Wilford Cleveland  79184 1925-2001 Tioga CMG
Decker Ambrose 1943   80643 -1987
Dorsett Lane 1943  
Doughton Morgan 1943  
Fleming Dale 1943  
Hamilton Phyllis 1943 In Memory of 1925-1942 died of leukemia Dec 42
Kingsley Mary 1943   21934 1925-2000 Prospect Cemetery
Garrison [K.] Benedict 1943 Lois York  10775 1925-
Loveland Lorraine [Kitty] 1943 Thomas Wilson 83491 MSTC 1947 1925-2004 Arbon Cemetery
McConnell Margery 1943 Carl Stone  05325 1925-1995 Oakwood Cemetery
Makely Grant 1943   04624 1926-2006 State Road Cemetery
Nares Connie 1943  
Rauscher Melvin 1943  
Schanbacher Pauline 1943 William Bradshaw 83456 MSTC 1925-2003
Rennie Robert 1943  
Smith Geraldine 1943 Judson Brewer 02054 1925-2006 Watson Cemetery
Smith Duane 1943   26473 1924-2009 Gray Cemetery
Stephens Jeanne 1943  
Stilwell Clarice 1943 Leslie Evans 02650 1925-2003 Tioga CMG
Wilcox Alfred 1943  
Whitteker Jean 1943 [Mitchell]  85564
Wilcox Eleanor 1943   03539
Wood Josephine 1943  
Young Mirabel 1943 Alden Smith 38342 1925-2005
Alice Beach Ford Button Emma Bryant
Theodore Clark Isabelle Caracciolo Wolford Cleveland
William Crossley
1924-2010
Arlene Dann
1925-2001
Ambrose Decker
1922 - 1987
DANN -  CLEVELAND
Arlene, D. Age 76 of Mansfield, Pa, October 4, 2001 at Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, NY. She was born June 17, 1925 in Mansfield, PA, the daughter of Ralph & Hildred Ford Dann. Arlene was a retired Secretary and a member of the Millerton United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Wilford, 2 daughters & sons-in-law, Susan & Dennis Wieland, Janis & Robert Collins, all of Horseheads, NY; a sister, Marie Cunningham of Mansfield, PA; 6 grandchildren, Christopher & Brandon Wieland, Jason Reich, Lindsay & Megan Wilson, Shawn Collins; 5 great grandchildren & several step children & grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Rodney Mason in 1962 & her second husband, Jack Kingsley in 1990. Friends are invited to call at the Wilston Funeral home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Sunday 2-3 PM. Funeral services will follow there Sunday at 3:00 PM with Rev. Allen Hulslander officiating. Burial in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. Family will provide the flowers. Memorial contributions in Arlene's memory may be made to the Alzeimer's Assoc. at Kirby Health Center 71 N. Franklin St. Wilkes Barre, PA 18701.

DECKER - Ambrose [Bucky] Decker, age 65 of 1 Rue DeLa Fossette, 14520 Port en Bessin, France formerly of Mansfield died on Friday, April 24, 1987 after an extended illness. He was a World War II Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jacquelyn Decker; mother, Ada Decker of Mansfield; three daughters, Carole Gile of Gainesville, Fla., Corine Pavagean and Cassia Leprieur of France; three grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Dora Rarrick of Horseheads, NY, Mrs. Audrey Tomb of Ellisburg, PA and Mrs. Barbara Keegan of Akron, Ohio; two brothers, Cleo Decker of Oxford, NY and Walter Decker of Jermyn, PA; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, April 29, 1987 in France. - Wellsboro Gazette, April 29, 1987
 

Lane Dorsett Morgan Doughton Dale Fleming
Mary Kingsley
1925-2000
Benedict Garrison Lorraine Loveland
1925-2004
KINGSLEY,   Miss Mary J. (SRGP 21934) Formerly of Mansfield, PA Age 75, died on Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at Broad Acres Nursing Home. She was born on March 24, 1925 in Blossburg, PA, the daughter of the late Harry B. and Julia (Strange) Kingsley. Mary graduated from Mansfield High School and Elmira College. She was  employed as a secretary in New York City, the former Mansfield State Teachers  College and the Southern Tioga School system. Mary was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield and the PEO of Mansfield, PA. She enjoyed painting,  gardening and reading. Mary is survived by her cousins, Ralph (Edith) Kingsley of  Fort Myers, FL and John (Odeena) Strange of Mainesburg, PA; special friend, Diana (Kyle) Wheatley of Wellsboro, PA. Friends are invited to call at Scureman  Funeral Home, Inc., 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA on Saturday, June 24, 2000  from 1 to 2 p.m. The funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral  home with the  Reverend Rudolph J. van der Hiel officiating. Interment will be in      Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. Memorials may be directed to the First  Baptist Church of Mansfield, Main and Sherwood Street, Mansfield, PA 16933 or   the the Mansfield Free Public Library, 71 North Main Street, Mansfield, PA 16933.

 LOVELAND - KITTY WILSON
Kitty Wilson, 78, of Blossburg died peacefully Friday, Feb. 27, 2004 at her daughter's home in Blossburg. Born Sept. 19, 1925, she was the daughter of Fred and Kathryn Irvin Loveland. She was a graduate of Mansfield High School, class of 1943. She later attended Mansfield State Teachers College and graduated in 1947 with a degree in elementary education. Earlier she taught in Campbell, N.Y. for several years. On April 10, 1955 she married Thomas Wilson, Jr. and together they shared 25 years of marriage. Her beloved Thomas preceded her in death in May of 1980. Following her marriage, she served as a devoted teacher for many years at Blossburg Elementary until her retirement in 1986. Kitty loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She was an avid sports enthusiast and was her grandchildren's and their friends biggest fan. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, James. Surviving are two children, Thomas (Sharon) Wilson of South Williamsport, Susan (Wesley) Kacynski of Blossburg; grandchildren, Kyle Wilson, Sean and Tesia Kaczynski; sister, Jane (Ronald) Day of Mansfield; sister-in-law, Bonnie Loveland of Wellsboro; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends called at the Zwicharowski Funeral Home, Blossburg on Monday, March 1. Services were held Tuesday, March 2 at the Blossburg Methodist Church. Burial was made at Arbon Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Laurel Home Hospice, 24 Walnut St.,
 

Margery McConnel
1925-1995
Grant Makely
1926-2006
Connie Nares

McCONNELL – MARGERY L. McCONNELL STONE, 70, of Troy RR 1, and Riverview, Fla., died Friday, Dec. 22, 1995, in Florence, SC. Born July 18, 1925 in Richmond Township, she was the daughter of Wade and Gertrude Cruttenden McConnell. She was a member of the Covington Church of Christ and a former employee at First Citizens National Bank, Mansfield. Surviving are a son, Jack A. Stone of Mansfield; a daughter, Mrs. Donna Widger of Virginia Beach, VA; five grandsons; four step-grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; three great-grandsons and several cousins. Calling hours were held Tuesday, Dec. 26, at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield. Funeral services were held there Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 10 am. The Rev. Ira Hindman officiated. Burial was made in the Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield.
–South Carolina Accident Claims Troy Couple.  Carl Stone, 77 and his wife Margery, 70 of Troy were killed as they were walking across US Route 76, Florence, SC on December 22, 1995.  The couple had eaten dinner and were returning to their motel when they were struck by a passing car.  South Carolina police report both victims were dead upon arrival at a local hospital.  According to reports, the couple were clad in dark clothes and the driver of the oncoming vehicle could not see them in the setting sun

MAKLEY
Grant Age 80, of Gulick St., Blossburg, died Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born January 31, 1926 in Covington, the son of the late Frank and Ina Harvey Makley. Mr. Makley married the former Helen Patt who preceded him in death in 1994. Mr. Makley served with the US Army during WWII having fought in the battle of Ardennes Central Europe Rhineland. While in the service he received the following medals: Eame Campaign, Good Conduct, World War II Victory and Army Occupation Medal. Grant was retired from Ward Manufacturing after 45 years as a machine operator. He was a member of Theodore Roosevelt American Legion Post # 167 Morris Run and Hillside Rod and Gun Club, Blossburg. Surviving relatives include a son, David Makley, Wellsboro; daughter-in-law, Patricia Makley, Blossburg; stepdaughters, Rose (Michael) Mitchell, Elmira, NY, Kay (William) Myers, Lakeville, MN, and Debbie (Greg) Harding, Mainesburg; stepsons, Robert Padleski, Las Vegas, NV, and Ronald Padleski and Hazel Tarbox (significant other) Blossburg; grandson, Larry Makley, Blossburg; granddaughter Sherry (Gary) Earl, Long Island, NY; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Logan and Nathan Makley, Blossburg and Dylan Earl, Long Island, NY; ten step grandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren; brothers, Dale (Judy) Makley, Covington, and Olin (Judy) Makley, Beaver; sister-in-law, Martha Makley, Wellsboro. Mr. Makley was predeceased by his parents; wife, Helen Makley; brother, Elwin Makley; sons, Roger and Larry Makley; and a grandson, Travis Makley. Family and friends will be received at the Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg, Monday, April 10, 2006, from 1-2 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Raymond Forsythe officiating. Interment will follow at State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg. 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.
 

Melvin Rauscher Pauline Schanbacher
1925-2003
Robert Renne

SCHANBACHER - Pauline Schanbacher Bradshaw, 78, of Mansfield, died peacefully at home on Nov. 25, 2003. She was born May 16, 1925, in Blossburg, the daughter of Orville and Martha Rauscher Schanbacher. Pauline was a retired case worker supervisor for Tioga County Children’s Services. She was a graduate of Mansfield State Teachers College and a former member of the Mansfield University Alumni Board. Pauline was an active member of St. James Episcopal Church, the Mansfield Lions Club, the Garden Club and the Glen Region Sports Car Club of America. Pauline is survived by her husband of 57 years, William; two daughters and a son-in-law, Bobby Jo and Ronald Milton of Naples, N.Y. and Patti Lynn Bradshaw of New York City, N.Y.; a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Yvonne Bradshaw of Hazleton; a brother and sister-in-law, Gerald and Ferne Schanbacher of Mansfield; two sisters, Joyce Gilbert of Hamden, Conn., Genevieve Stone of Micanopy, Fla.; two sisters-in-law, Anna Schanbacher of VanEtten, N.Y. and Tweet Schanbacher of Mansfield; four grandchildren, Forrest (Susan) Milton of Holcomb, N.Y., Nicole, Jonathan and Samantha Bradshaw of Hazleton; and two great-grandchildren, Tessa and Bethany Milton of Holcomb, N.Y. There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be conducted by Rev. Canon Rudolph vander Hiel, Saturday, Nov. 29, at 11 a.m., at St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield. Family will provide the flowers. Memorial contributions in Pauline’s memory may be made to the St. James Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 57, Mansfield, PA 16933 or the Mansfield Ambulance Association, 381 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933. - Williamsport Sun Gazette, November 30, 2003 and Wellsboro Gazette, December 3, 2003

Geraldine Smith
1925-2006
Duane Smith
1924-2009
Jeanne Stephens
SMITH - BREWER
Geraldine (Smith) Age 80, a resident of Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA, formerly of Millerton, PA, died Saturday, July 1, 2006, at Broad Acres. Geraldine was the wife of the late Judson J. Brewer who died on June 26, 2003. She was born in Millerton, PA on July 4, 1925, a daughter of Walter and Nora (Stone) Smith. She was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church. Geraldine is survived by a daughter, Laureen Copas of Corning, NY; two grandchildren, Joshua and Jeffrey Chavez of Denver, CO; a brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Ilene Smith of Elmira Heights, NY; and a sister, Myrtle Kennedy of Mansfield, PA. She was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Brewer, on February 16, 1970; and two brothers, Boyd and Wilbur Smith. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will immediately follow the viewing at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home with the lay pastor, Ellen Bartholomew, officiating. Burial will be in the Roseville Community Cemetery, Roseville, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Roseville United Methodist Church, Box 4118, Rte. 549, Mansfield, PA 16933.

SMITH - Duane R. Smith, [SRGP 26473]  85, of New York, N.Y., died on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, in St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, N.Y.  Duane was born on May 4, 1924, in Corry, the son of Harry L. and Mary Jaquish Smith.  Prior to his retirement, Duane was employed as a registered nurse with St. Vincent 's Hospital in New York. He was a member of St. Clements Episcopal Church in New York, N.Y. Duane served in the United States Army during World War II, receiving numerous medals and awards. He enjoyed the Martha Graham Dance Theatre, where he frequently performed; Broadway shows and old black and white movies.  Duane is survived by the following cousins, Dorothy J. Michaels of Blossburg, Richard (Joanne) Marvin of Covington, Russell Marvin of Covington, Sara Marvin (Michael) Lord of Selinsgrove and Jan Marvin of Covington.  Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, PC 637 S. Main Street, Mansfield. A memorial service will be held immediately following calling hours at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Ira Hindman officiating. Burial will be made in the Gray Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Duane's name to the charity of one's choice.  Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from October 30 to November 10, 2009

Clarice Stilwell
1925-2003
Jean Whitteker Alfred Wilcox
STILWELL - Clarice S. Evans, 77, of Mansfield died March 11, 2003 at home following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 6, 1925 in Mansfield, the daughter of Albert and Gladys Mudge Stilwell. Clarice was a retired Mansfield University librarian. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, a life member of the Tioga County Historical Society, the Mansfield Free Public Library 1901 Society, and a rug-braiding group. Clarice took great interest in her family, traveling, and genealogy. She acted as a mentor for many area residents interested in genealogy. Mrs. Evans is survived by her husband of 55 years, Leslie; a daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Bruce Husted of Frederick, Md.; a sister, Ninita [Bryce] Jones of Millerton; three brothers, Arthur Stilwell of Painted Post, NY, Merle [Eleanor] Stilwell of Indiana, PA, and Donald [JoAnn] Stilwell of Millerton; a granddaughter, Christy [Don] Barnes of Oviedo, Fla.; and two great grandchildren, Maddie and Max Barnes. She was predeceased by a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Michael Sabo; a sister, Lois Wilcox; and a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Stilwell. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home, 18 North Main Street, Mansfield, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Revs. Richard Berg and Eugene Charsky officiating. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions in Clarice’s memory may be made to the Laurel Home Health Hospice at 24 Walnut Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901. - Wellsboro Gazette, March 12, 2003
Eleanor Wilcox Josephine Wood Mirabel Young
1925-2005
YOUNG - SMITH Mirabel Ann Age 79, of Mansfield, PA, died
on Monday, September 19, 2005. Mirabel is survived by her husband, Alden B. Smith; daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Clayton Rash of Belcamp, MD; brothers, Charles Young of Baltimore, MD, Bruce Young of Corning, NY; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home on Thursday, September 22, 2005, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be held immediately following visitation at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Joel Kershner officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
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