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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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List from the 1946 Manscript Yearbook of Mansfield High School
Surname First Name Year Spouse
Austin Gordon 1946 Margaret Brown  14144 1928-2007 Elmira
Burtch Carolyn 1946  
Cary Gretchen 1946 Westlake
Casselberry Donna 1946 Hicks
Clark Bertha 1946 Trimble 22251
Cleveland Betty 1946 McGraw   (Beatrice) 31114 1928-
Cleveland Donna 1946 Strein 84750
Cleveland Wilma 1946 Maynard 85643
Davis Pauline 1946 Boom 
Decker Dora 1946 Deyo Rarrick 26285 1928-2006 Maple Grove
Doughton Richard 1946  
Doughty Roswell 1946 Donna Benson 23137 1928-2011 Watson Cemetery, Roseville
Eaton Alan 1946  
Edgerton Walter 1946 Linda Lloyd  51513 MSTC 1954 1928-2008 Woodlawn, Elmira
Frost Helen 1946 Bowen
Garrison Lewis 1946 Joyce Hilfiger  22540 1928-
Griffin Mable 1946 Ronald Enderle 36015
Housel Purley 1946   89462 1928-1998
Husted Shirley 1946 Lynn Bailey 39541
Hutcheson Audrey 1946 Brown
Hutcheson Donald 1946  
Johnson Charles 1946  
Lane Ruth 1946 Brueilly
Longley Richard 1946   32838
Lovell Ruth 1946  
Marshall Mary 1946 Nixon
Maul Nan 1946 Wesley Johnson 78347
Morgan Imogene 1946 Walter Winnie 15441
Paris Lena 1946 Owens 83651
Precit Henry 1946   83359
Ripley Gordon 1946   04369
Ritter Richard 1946  
Robson Dorothy 1946 Leslie Wilber 24612 1928-
Rounsville Thomas 1946  
Rumsey Roger [Jim] 1946 Elsie Gilbert  06264 1928-
Russell Margaret 1946 Folk
Seeley Robert 1946 Barbara Sterling 10755 1927-2007 Watson Cemetery
Shaw Bryon 1946 Barbara Evans  25627
Smith Alden 1946 Maribel Young 05177 1928-2012 Oakwood Cemetery
Smith Roger 1946 Shirley Harvey, Charlotte Riepple  40134 1928-
Sours Arlene 1946 Raymond Stickler 83312
Sours Shirley 1946 Ellery Beagle 82575 1924-
Stevens Mary Lynn 1946 Kenneth Carter  54393 1929-2007
Stilwell Lois 1946 John E. Wilcox 02658 1926-1986
Taylor John 1946  
Tice Esther 1946 Charles Smith 02885 1928-
Tice Paul 1946 Cynthia Dean  02881 1928-
Ward Clifton 1946 Audrey Clark  23064
Warters James 1946  
Watkins Bettie 1946   79381
Welch Paul 1946   04735 1928-1999
Wilcox Walter 1946  
York Mary 1946 Peter Pazahanick 03514 1928-
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Gordon Austin 1928-2007
AUSTIN Gordon A longtime resident of the Southport community died
on Friday afternoon, March 16, 2007 at his home with his loving wife Margaret by his side. Born on December 10, 1928 in Blossburg, PA, Gordon was the son of Irwin & Susan Wood Austin. He married Margaret Brown fifty four years ago. They raised a loving family who survive and cherish his memory. Sons, Gordon Austin, Southport; Richard Austin, Panama City Beach, FL; seven grandchildren, Timothy, Ronda, Dawn, Tiffany, Brittany, Gordon Jr. and Curtis; eight great grandchildren, Joseph, Scott, Dakkota, Anthony, Jessy Mya, Ramzy, and Gavin Reese; nieces, nephews and many family friends. In addition to his parents Gordy was predeceased by his five siblings, and his cherished daughter, Sandra Jean Waltermire. A talented craftsman, many hours were invested in woodworking. Many of his items were sold at local flea markets. Gordy was employed by the Elmira City School District as a painter for nearly 30 years. He always held a special place in his heart for animals. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Monday evening, March 19, 2007 between the hours of 5-7 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 7:15 with the Reverend Donald Rockwell officiating. Interment will take place in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery at the families convenience. Memorials may be directed to the Arthritis Foundation or Southern Tier Hospice in his memory.
 
DECKER DORA RARRICK Dora D. Age 78 of 2216 Grand Central Avenue Horseheads, NY died on Sunday April 30, 2006. Dora was born March 11, 1928 in Mansfield, PA the daughter of the late Fred R. and Ada Jones Decker. She was a graduate of Mansfield High School Class of 1946. Dora married her husband, Deyo C. Rarrick, on July 7, 1946 and he pre-deceased her on December 17, 1993. She was also pre-deceased by two brothers and two sisters. She attended Michigan State University and Elmira College. Mrs. Rarrick was a counselor for The New York State Unemployment Service and later worked as the Head of Housekeeping at The Arnot Ogden Medical Center and worked as the Postmaster at Elmira College. Dora was a member of The First United Methodist Church of Horseheads, the Elmira Heights American Legion Post # 154 Auxiliary, and the Elmira Grottoettes. Mrs. Rarrick is survived by her daughter: Barbara Koernig of Horseheads, NY; son and daughter-in-law: Bruce & Marcia Rarrick of Stevensville, MI; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and one great grandchild due in August; brother and sister-in-law: Charles & Betty Lou Decker of Oxford, NY; brother-in-law: Roger Tomb of Westfield, PA; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads , NY on Saturday May 6, 2006 from 10 - 11 AM. Mrs. Rarrick's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY next to her beloved husband, Deyo. The family will provide their flowers and those wishing may remember Mrs. Rarrick through memorials to Schuyler Health Foundation c/o Marilyn Treat P.O. Box 828 Montour Falls, NY 14865 or Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830.
 
Roswell H. Doughty
1928-2011
DOUGHTY Roswell H. Doughty [SRGP 23137]
82, of Mansfield, died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at Bradford County Manor.   He was born Oct. 30, 1928, in Elmira, N.Y., the son of Thomas and Katherine Webster Doughty.  Roswell was a retired farmer and salesman at the Tioga County Candy Company and Garrison's Men's Store. He enjoyed visiting with his coffee club friends at Eddie's Restaurant, and was an avid gardener.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years, the former, Donna Benson; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Thomas and Karen Doughty of Avon Park, Fla., Mickey and Lou Ann Doughty of Blandon, Bruce Doughty of Williamsport; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Kerry Vannote of Towanda, Sheila and David Langan of Brodheadsville; a sister, Lucille Matteson of Mansfield; a sister-in-law, Venita (Pete) Parker of Liberty; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in Roseville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Roswell's memory may be made to the Mansfield Fireman's Ambulance Association, 381 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. 16933.  A service of Gary Wilston Funeral Home 130 S. Main St. Mansfield.  Wellsboro Gazette May 24, 2011
Walter Edgerton 1929?-2008
EDGERTON, Walter E. (Skip)
Age 79, of Elmira Heights, NY, died on April 23, 2008 after an extended illness at St. Joseph Hospital, Elmira, NY. Visiting hours will be held in the Chapel of Blessed Michael the Archangel in Grace Episcopal Church, 375 W. Church St., Elmira on Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. followed by a Requiem Mass at 1 p.m. The Reverend Father Donald W. Matthews Celebrant. Full Military Honors will be accorded prior to the Mass. Interment of Skip's ashes will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery Elmira at the convenience of the family. The family will provide flowers; those wishing may make memorials to Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Fund. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda Lloyd Edgerton; children, Mark Edgerton of Clearwater, FL, Lisa Edgerton (Eric) Rice of Elmira Heights, NY; PA; grandchildren, Brian and Steven Edgerton of Clearwater, FL, Kathryn, Jesse, and Meagan Rice of Elmira Heights, NY; brother, James (Mary Jane) Edgerton of Mansfield; brothers-in-law, Richard (Maralyn) Lloyd of Muncy, PA, Gordon Lloyd of Elko, NV, Benjamin Lloyd of Horseheads, NY, Jeff Lloyd of Cuba, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Skip was predeceased by his parents, Ellsworth and Sarah Stevens Edgerton; brother, John D. Edgerton; nephew, Jeffrey Edgerton. Skip graduated from Mansfield, PA High School in 1946. Served from 1948 to 1952 in the United States Coast Guard. He graduated from Mansfield University in 1954 and Elmira College in 1969. Skip taught in the Campbell, NY, Mansfield, PA, Elmira Heights, Horseheads School District before completing his career as the Principal of the former Junior High West in the Horseheads Central School District in 1984. Skip was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church where he served in several capacities. A member of the Horseheads Elks, Retired Lions Clubs and a past Master of the Mansfield Masonic Lodge. He loved to golf and was a longtime member of the Corning Country Club. Mostly, Skip loved his church, friends, and family.
 
Purley A. Housel
1928-1998
HOUSEL - Purley A. Housel Sr., 70, of Wellsboro RR7 died Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at home. Born Jan. 16, 1928, in Wellsboro, he was the son of Frank and Florence Graham Housel. He was a life-long resident of the Wellsboro area and was a graduate of Mansfield High School in 1946. He was retired from Agway, Wellsboro, after 33 years. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Wellsboro, and the Wellsboro Lions Club. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was an Army veteran serving in World War II. Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Maytha Stanford Housel; two sons and daughter-in-law, Purley A. Housel Jr and friend Beth Decker of Wellsboro and Kevin L. and Edie Housel of Okeechobee, Fla.; one daughter and son-in-law, Karol L. and Joseph Hinchey of Smethport; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy H. and William Haverley of Covington; one brother and sister-in-law, Arthur F. and Eliose Housel of Polk City, Fla.; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Ronald Stanford of Middlebury Center and Donald and Naomi Stanford of Elmira, NY; three grandchildren, Caitlin and Kellie Hinchey and Joshua Housel. Calling hours were held Friday, April 10, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 11, at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Wellsboro, with the Rev. Peter A. DeVantier officiating. Burial was made at Middlebury Union Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, April 15, 1998
 
Robert Seeley 1927-2007
SEELEY, Robert L.
Age 80, of Roseville, PA, died September 29, 2007 at home. He was born July 12, 1927 in Roseville, the son of Lewis and Carrie Haff Seeley. Bob was the Rutland Township roadmaster for 18 years and was a dairy farmer. He was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church and a past director of the Agway Co-op and the Tioga Valley Co-op. Bob was an avid hunter, trapper and fisherman. He enjoyed playing baseball in his younger days and loved to attend the kids' sporting events. Bob is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Barbara Sterling; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert C. and Jeanie, and Kevin, all of Roseville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Ralph Thomas of Covington, Kathy and Robert Dinger of Roseville; a sister, Pauline Baker of Wellsboro, PA; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Roseville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kevin Brophy officiating. Burial in Roseville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Bob's memory may be made to the Roseville United Methodist Church, c/o Roger York, 446 Pumpkin Hill Road, Mansfield, PA 16933.
Alden Smith
1928-2012
SMITH Alden B. Smith
83, of Mansfield, Pa., died Jan. 12, 2012, at home. He was born Oct. 16, 1928, in Mansfield, Pa, the son of Vernon and Alice Jerald Smith. Alden was a retiree of Mansfield University, and was the University's Mountaineer Mascot. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Clayton Rash of Belcamp, Md.; a sister, Dena Brownlee of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a brother and sister-in-law, Jerald and Jeanne Smith of Mansfield, Pa.; two grandchildren, Brandi and Katlyn Rash and two great-grandchildren, Nicole and Tyler Rash. He was predeceased by his wife, Mirabel in 2005. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa., Monday 1 to 3 p.m. Funeral services will follow there Monday at 3 p.m. with Rev. Ira Hindman officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery.   Williamsport Sun Gazette January 14, 2012



The following persons were included with this class in the 1944 yearbook Sophomore Class. They are not listed as 1946 graduates. They may have graduated another year or not graduated from this school.
Surname First Name Year Spouse
Aldrich Barrett 1946 S  
Bower Harold 1946 S  
Boyce June 1946 S  
Berquist Eva Jo 1946 S  
Button Donald 1946 S  
Button Donna 1946 S  
Cary Gretchen 1946 S Westlake
Clark Wilma 1946 S  
Cole Alston 1946 S  
Cook Margaret 1946 S Richard Cox
Every Robert 1946 S  
Frost Russell 1946 S  
Hart Norman 1946 S  
Jessup Eleanor 1946 S  
Kenyon Laura 1946 S Gordon Beals
McCann Charles 1946 S  
Ripley Keith 1946 S  
Roby Shirley 1946 S  
Sargent William 1946 S  
Swain Ruth 1946 S  
Warren Betty 1946 S  
Whittaker Claude 1946 S  
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