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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..
From the 1947 Manscript - Yearbook of Mansfield High School
Surname First Name Year Spouse SRGP Years Cemetery
Baity Beatrice 1947 Carl Mitchell 03501 1929-2008 State Road Cemetery
Barden Ann 1947 Miller
Besanceney Donald 1947  Patty Carpenter 77564
Bogh Karen 1947 Noonan
Bolt Beverly 1947 George Day, Harold Mitchell 04749
Booth John 1947  
Calkins Gail 1947   06073
Clark Harland 1947 Beverly Carpenter  28487
Cleveland Carolyn 1947 Clark Sherwood 68418
Cole Willis 1947  
Cook Margaret 1947 Richard Cox 10096 1928-1996
Cox Richard 1947 Margaret Cook 10097
Crumn Gertrude 1947 Strunk 65324
Cummings Elvira 1947  
Day Patricia 1947 Hodge
DeGeus Arthur 1947   66164 1930-2010 Jobs Corners Cemetery
Giorgi Peter 1947  
Harvey Shirley 1947 Roger Smith, Loren Dunham 45807
Hendricks Frances 1947
Inscho Mary Mae 1947 William Evey 62255
Jay Carol 1947 Shaw? 19215
Johnson Arthur 1947 Shirley Ann McConnell, Gladys ? 05297
Krause Donald 1947 Elsie Hodder  78929 1929-2006 State Road Cemetery
Lovell Rebecca 1947  
Mascho Dorothy 1947  
Moore Cecil 1947  Nancy ? 69333
Morgan Wilbur 1947 Shirley Christopher  15442
Moyer Francis 1947  
Nash Joan 1947 Robert O’Dell 02247
Osborne Betty 1947 Pete Jessup 19337
Packer Theresa 1947 Palermo
Palmer Betty Lou 1947 Decker
Rauscher Shirley 1947 Fraley
Rice Margaret 1947 Farr
Roberts Sally 1947 Robert Swingle  54158 1929-1990 Oakwood Cemetery
Root Louis 1947  
Shelman Arthur 1947  
Smith Arlene 1947 Richard Scutt 28476
Smith Joyce 1947 Wigley 42403
Sours Ruth 1947 Robert Welch 11619 1928-2011 Tioga County Memorial Gardens
Stonebraker Faye 1947 Hotelling
Swingle Robert 1947 Sara "Sally" Roberts 54230
Tice Richard 1947  JoAnne Williams 02886
Vance Rita 1947 David Bolt 78650
Warters Mary Lois 1947  
Watkins Lynn 1947   79380 1929-1973 Frost Settlement Cemetery
Wilkins Marcella 1947 Robert Reed 04760
Wilson Robert 1947  
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Beatrice Baity
1929-2008
Ann Barden Donald Bescanceny
BAITY - MITCHELL, Beatrice E.
Age 79, of Covington, PA, died Monday, June 9, 2008, at home surrounded by her loving family. Beatrice was the wife of Carl Mitchell with whom she would have celebrated 56 years of marriage on June 22nd. Beatrice was born July 21, 1929 in Covington, PA, a daughter of Edson and Velma (Hilfiger) Baity. She was a member of the Bakerburg Community Church. Beatrice enjoyed spending time with her family, picnics, taking rides in the mountains, baking, and flowers. Beatrice is survived by her husband, Carl; two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Ronda Mitchell of Mansfield, PA, Jonathan and Carey Mitchell of Mansfield, PA; two daughters and sons-in-law, Charlene and Walter Sampson of Wellsboro, PA, Cheryl and Guy Martin of Mansfield, PA; seven grandchildren, Samantha Graham, Julie Owlett, Kimberly Butler, Matthew Sampson, Jeff Martin, Nathen Martin, Kassandra Mitchell, and great-grandchildren, Abigail Owlett, Cameron Owlett, Mackenzi Graham, Ashley Graham, Lasey Graham; a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Bill Gardner of Enola, PA. Beatrice was preceded in death by two brothers, Dean and Gordon Baity; and a sister, Kay Glidewell. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, June 12, 2008, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, June 13, 2008, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 13, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with her Pastor, David Dressler, officiating. Burial will be in State Road Cemetery. The family will provide the flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Beatrice to the Bakerburg Community Church Building Fund, 197 Gray Valley Rd., Mainesburg, PA 16932.
Karen Bogh Beverly Bolt John Booth
Gail Calkins Harland Clark Carolyn Cleveland
Willis Cole Margaret Cook Richard Cox
Gertrude Crum Elvira Cummings Patricia Day
Arthur Degeus Peter Giorgi Shirley Harvey
DeGEUS - Arthur Norman DeGeus [SRGP 66164] was the firstborn child of George and Gladys Newberry DeGeus, on February 23, 1930 in Madison, South Dakota. The family moved to Pennsylvania to escape the dust bowl and established a dairy farm on Pumpkin Hill where Art grew up with siblings: Garret, Richard and Ruth. Art graduated from Mansfield High School and married Virginia Watts. He worked for 25 years with Swift Premium Meats in Elmira, NY. After the closure of the Swift plant, Art and Garret formed a partnership, DeGeus Brothers Garage at the state line. Art kept in touch with his farming roots by helping John Busia on his dairy farm. He was also active for many years as caretaker of the Jobs Corners Cemetery and a member of the Cemetery Association. Art was active for many years in the Big Elm Vol. Fire Department, serving as assistant chief for much of that time. Art's hobbies included bowling, deer hunting and watching NASCAR racing. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia; brother, Richard; sons and daughters, Eugene (Liliana), Gene R.; Kay Bartlett (David), John, Brett, Sarita Merrill, Nathan, Kristi); Dale (son, Ryan); Duane (Esther), Michael, Megan, Jennifer, Lauren, Ashley); Ginger Gregory (Shawn), Josh Wood, Sara and Becky; and Donna Gooshaw (Terry), Andrew and Jeremy. There are 16 great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. at the Daggett United Methodist Church with the Pastor, Jennifer Wolfe officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Daggett United Methodist Church, c/o Fred Messing, Church St., Millerton, PA 16936. The Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. - Elmira Star Gazette, Mar.15.2010
Frances Hendricks Mary Mae Inscho Carol Jay
Arthur Johnson
1929-1992
Donald Krause
1929-2005
Rebecca Lovell
JOHNSON – Arthur K. Johnson [SRGP 05297], 63, of Route 3 Box 340, Mansfield, died Saturday, July 11, 1992, at the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Born June 16, 1929, in Mansfield, he was the son of Stuart and Marie Kiley Johnson. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association and the American Trucking association, the Friendship Lodge #247, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite in Williamsport, and the Canoe Camp Church of Christ. In 1949 he became the third generation owner of the Johnson Truck Lines Inc., in Tioga, formerly of Mansfield. Surviving are his wife, Gladys East Johnson; four sons, Scott A. of Mesa, Ariz., Steven K. of Tioga, Stuart M. of Oxford, MD, and Stacey M. of Mansfield; two daughters, Susan M. Johnson of Charlottesville, VA and Sarah A. Valimont of Mainesburg; three step-sons, Samuel Coccia Jr. of Wind Gap, Joseph Coccia of Cleveland, Tenn., and Timothy H. Cocia of Allentown; one step-daughter, Patricia Lynn Donavon of Allentown; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dr. Charles L. Johnson II of Kansas City, Mo. And Dr. Stuart Marvin Johnson of Omaha, Neb. Calling hours will be held at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 South Main St., Mansfield, on Thursday, July 16 from 6-9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, July 17 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Ira Hindman will officiate. Burial will be made at Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, West Branch Valley Chapter, P.O. Box 475, Bloomsburg. – Wellsboro Gazette, July 15, 1992

KRAUSE Donald "Don" W. Age 76, of Mainesburg, PA, died at home on Wednesday, January 25, 2006. He was born on April 21, 1929, the son of the late Harold W. and Rose M. (Cupp) Krause. Don and his loving wife, Elsie (Hodder) Krause celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary on August 4, 2005. Family and friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, Inc., 130 South Main Street, Mansfield, PA, on Friday, January 27, 2006, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., then again on Saturday, January 28, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Howard Woodruff officiating. Interment will be at Mainesburg Cemetery with Full Military Honors Accorded. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials in Don's name be directed to the Mainesburg United Methodist Church Building Fund, 100 Smith Park Road Mainesburg, PA 16932, or the American Heart Association, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

Dorothy Mascho Cecil Moore Wilbur Morgan
Francis Moyer Joan Nash Betty Osborne
Theresa Packer Betty Lou Palmer Shirley Rauscher
Margaret Rice Sally Roberts
1929-1990
Louis Root
ROBERTS –SARA R. SWINGLE age 61 of Lambs Creek Road, Mansfield, PA Wednesday, August 8, 1990 at home. She was born July 22, 1929 in Wilkes-Barre, PA daughter of Frederick D. and Harriette N. Gruttenden Roberts. Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home, Friday, from 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there Saturday at 11 am with the Rev. Debra Casey officiating. Burial, Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. Survived by her husband of 40 years, Robert c. Swingle; son and daughter-in-law, Robert Jr. and Vernie Swingle and their children, Jennifer and Jim; son, William, all of Mansfield, PA; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and George Fritz of Stroudsburg, PA; daughter, Judy Swingle of White Plaines, NY; brother, William Roberts of Mansfield, PA. She was a dedicated home maker and active for a number of years in the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. The family will provide flowers. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary or the American Cancer Society in Wellsboro, PA. –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/10/1990
Arthur Shelman Arlene Smith Joyce Smith
Ruth Sours Faye Stonebraker Robert Swingle
SOURS Ruth L. Welch [SRGP 11619]
age 82, of Mainesburg, PA, died on Saturday, July 23, 2011 in The Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. Ruth was born October 8, 1928 in Wellsburg, NY, a daughter of Norris and Viada (Voorhees) Sours. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Welch.  Ruth was a homemaker, a member of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church and an avid reader.  Ruth is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, June and Curt Smith and Paula and Steve Bennett, all of Mainesburg, PA; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan and Elwin Shumway of Geneva, NY, and Rose and Bill Long of Long Island, NY.   Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will be held immediately following visitation at 2:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Bill Baker officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Ruth's name to the Alzheimers Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Charleston Twp., Mansfield, PA.    Wellsboro Gazette – July 24, 2011
Richard Tice Rita Vance Mary Lois Warters
 WILL TEACH ENGLISH IN ROME HIGH SCHOOL
Mrs. David Strunk, of Sullivan Street, has the position of instructor of English in the High School at Rome, Pa. The former Miss May Lois Warters, she is a graduate of Mansfield Senior High School and Mansfield State Teachers College, class of 1951. Mr. Strunk, a graduate of LeRaysville High School and Mansfield State Teachers College, class of 1951, will attend Pennsylvania State College to work toward his Master’s degree.
Lynn Watkins
1929-1973
Marcella Wilkins Robert Wilson
LYNN D. WATKINS (SRGP 79380)
 Lynn D. Watkins, age 44, of RD 1, Covington, died Friday, July 20, 1973.  Funeral services were held Sunday at 1:30 pm at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield with the Rev. Kermit Clickner officiating.  Interment, Frost Settlement Cemetery. He is survived by parents, Dennis and Hazel Watkins of Palamento, Florida and Covington; sister Mrs. Bettie Stevenson of RD 1, Mansfield; brother Ralph O. Watkins of RD 1, Covington. Mr. Watkins was an employee at the Corning Plant of the Corning Glass Works.  He was born April 27, 1929.k

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