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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 1950 Manscript - Yearbook of Mansfield High School.
Return to Table of Contents for Mansfield High School Class Lists
Surname First Name Year Cur. Spouse college
Aumick Essie 1950 Clifford Thomas 24246
Baity Gordon D 1950   77885 1931-1972 State Road Cemetery
Bastian  Fay Arlene 1950 Larry Jones 11365
Boinski Eugene 1950  
Brown Ann 1950 Rennie
Burley Thomas W 1950  Sue Wilcox 70441
Burnham Dewitt "Bud" 1950   16270 1933-1989 Prospect Cemetery
Calkins Gerald Thomas 1950 Ann Garrison 10730 1933-1982 Tioga CMG
Casey Elizabeth Rose 1950 Tonrey
Chamberlain C. Seth 1950   Rita Boinski 28414 1932-
Chapel Melissa 1950 Kautzman
Clark David 1950  Dorothy Kent 19194
Cole  Shirley Joyce 1950  
Creeley Mary Lou 1950 Dieterly
Dailey William 1950  
Earley Marsha Lee 1950 Malinich
English Janice 1950 Layman
Evans Marilyn 1950 Graham 43002 1932-
Griffin Geraldine 1950 Droleski
Griffin Clifton 1950   36016 1932-
Hart Helen 1950 Giddings
Hilfiger Lois 1950 Fred Shappee 15539 1932-
Hilfiger Morgan Jr 1950  Verna Lawton 15538 1931-
Howard Edward 1950  
Kasper Leroy 1950  Londa Loughridge 37254 1932-
Loveland James B. 1950  Bonnie Cleveland 83483 1932-1982 Oakwood Cemetery
Madigan Marjorie 1950  
Marvin Laura 1950 Hitchcock
Mascho Betty 1950 Hoad
McClure Lavere 1950 Leda Garrison  44302 1931-2002
Palmer Claude 1950   29009 1931-
Peffer Maxine 1950 Alfred Wilcox 79152
Roberts Joan Marie 1950   65799
Rumsey Lois Virginia 1950  Paul Peters 06265
Selleck Earl 1950  Grace York 14171
Shaw Gayle 1950  
Shaw Mary Alice 1950   80644
Shaw Jack 1950   35855
Sick Ronald David Jr 1950 Marianne Davis
Smith Dena 1950  Robert Brownlee 05181
Smith Robert D 1950 Dorothy Sherman 03509
Smith Robert M 1950
Smith Wendell E 1950  Shirley Boyce 23109 1931-
Strange Mary Ellen 1950 John D. Barr 09848 1931-
Stilwell Merle Eugene 1950  Eleanor Seeley 02677 1932-
Sweely Marciel 1950 Merle Holton 13431
Tomlinson Donald 1950  
Wilcox Joan L 1950   77047 d 13 APR 2010
York Bird 1950 Barbara Rieppel 08074 1932-
Zellner Jack C. 1950  Christine Jaquish 83514 1929-1971
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Gordon D. Baity 1931-1972
Gordon D. Baity, age 40 years, of Covington, died Saturday, August 19, 1972, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.  Funeral services were at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home in Mansfield Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.  The Rev. Glenn Dewey officiated and burial was in the State Road Cemetery.  The family requests the memorial contributions be made to your favorite charity in his name.  Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Baity; mother, Mrs. Velma Baity of Montoursville; brother Dean Baity of Covington RD; sisters, Mrs. Carl (Beatrice) Mitchell of Covington, Pa., Mrs. William (Patricia) Gardner and Mrs. Glen (Kathleen) Glidewell, both of Montoursville; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  He was born Oct. 20, 1931 in Sullivan Township,  a son of Edson D. and Velma Hilfiger Baity.  Mr. Baity was a member of the Covington Baptist Church.  He was on the Board of Directors at the Tioga County D.H.A.; member of the Covington Burrough Grange; State and National Holstein Dairy Assn.
 
"Bud" Burnham 1933-1989

BURNHAM - Frederick D. (Bud) Burnham Jr., 55, of Mansfield died Jan. 17, 1989 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Jan. 26, 1933, in Mansfield, he was the son of Frederick D. Sr. and Lillian Cummings Burnham. Mr. Burnham was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was employed as an aeronautical engineer for Avco in Williamsport. Surviving is one sister, Mary Hoffman of Mansfield. Friends may call at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield, Thursday, Jan. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home Friday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Eugene Charsky officiating. Burial will be made at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 18 January 1989
 

Gerald T. Calkins 1933-1982 

CALKINS, Gerald T.
 Mansfield – Gerald T. Calkins, 59, of 143 Mulberry Lane, died Sunday, July 19, 1992, at home. He was a member of the Friendship Lodge 2247, F&AM, and the Williamsport Consistory. He was a member of the Mansfield Lions He was a member of First United Methodist Church.Surviving are his wife, Anne Garrison; three sons, Greg and Garry, both of Mansfield, and Guy, of West Henrietta, N.Y.; a daughterSusan, of Mansfield; a stepmother, Edna Calkins, of Canton; three brothers, Robert, of El Cajon, Calif., Jack, of Auburn, N.Y. and Roger, of Tennessee; a half brother, Richard Calkins, of Canton; a sister, Mrs. Marlene Vermilya, of Canton; a half sister, Donna Diane Brown, of Canton,and seven grandchildren. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family at Scureman’s, 130 South Main Street, with the Rev.Norman Evans, his pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Charleston Township. Friends may call at the funeralhome from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.  A Masonic service will be conducted at 8. The family will provide the flowers
 

HILFIGER Morgan Hilfiger Jr. [SRGP 15538]


79, formerly of Mainesburg, PA, died January 12, 2011 at Broad Acres Nursing Home. He was born April 23, 1931, in Mainesburg, the son of Morgan Sr. and Hazel Fish Hilfiger. Morgan was a retired dairy farmer, an U. S. Army Veteran and a member of the Bakerburg Community Church. He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Sarah and Theron Pierce, Blanche and Jerry Kessing, Joan and Earl Wood Hilfiger, all of Mansfield, PA; a sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Fred Shappee of Pine City, NY, a brother and sister-in-law, Norman and Sue Hilfiger of Covington, PA; a sister-in-law, Faye Hilfiger of Mansfield, PA, eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Morgan was predeceased by his wife, Verna in 1994, and his brother, Duane. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Friday 5-7 PM. Funeral services will be held there Saturday at 11:00 AM with Rev. David Dressler officiating.  Burial in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.   Star Gazette – January 11, 2011

James B. Loveland 1932-1982

Former Mansfieldian James B. Loveland, died in Philadelphia
LOVELAND - James B. Loveland, 50, of North Wales, Montgomery County, a former Mansfield resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1982, in Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, following a lengthy illness. Born Feb. 5, 1932, at Lock Haven, he was a son of Fred and Mary Katherine Irvin Loveland. He was a member of First United Methodist Church at Mansfield. A photographer, he owned Loveland Studio at Mansfield for many years. Mr. Loveland was a member of the County Detective Association of Pennsylvania. He recently worked as an investigator for the state Department of Public Welfare. He also was a member of Mansfield Ambulance Assn. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Surviving, besides his mother, of Mansfield, are his wife, the former Bonnie Cleveland; two sons, Ronald of Hampton, Tenn., and David of Morris Run; four daughters, Mrs. Cheryl Muller of Avoca, NY, Mrs. Linda Bush of Huston, Texas, and Misses Sandra and Karen Loveland at home; two sisters, Mrs. Jane Day of Mansfield and Mrs. Kitty Wilson of Blossburg, and four grandchildren. The funeral was held Saturday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery. The Rev. James Dawes, his pastor and the Rev. David Weidman, pastor of Lambs Creek Bible Church, officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, November 24, 1982
 

Lavere W. McClure 1932-2002

McCLURE Listed on 08/16/02
Lavere W. Age 69 of Bloomsburg, PA died unexpectedly Monday, August 12, 2002 in Mansfield, PA. Lavere was born on September 23, 1932 in Roseville, PA, a son of Lee and Eleanor Lucile (Mitchell) McClure. He retired from Bloomsburg University where he was a professor in the Earth Science Department. Prior to becoming a college Professor he taught at Corning High School. After his retirement he managed Mill Race Golf and Camping Resort in Benton, PA for several years. Lavere was a US Navy veteran having served in the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Elks Lodge #436 in Bloomsburg, PA and was the past exalted Ruler, a member of the United States Trotter Association, taught wood carving, life member of the VFW in Benton, PA, taught an adult literacy program, and was involved with the Land Conservation and Catawissa Creek Restoration. Lavere is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law Larry and Carol McClure of Danville, PA, Lee and Denise McClure of Morreo, LA, a granddaughter Samantha Lee McClure, two brothers Wendel (Bonnie) McClure of Mansfield, PA, Marshall (Marlyn) McClure of Roseville, PA, a sister Mary Lee (Robert) Trowbridge of Wellsboro, PA, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard McClure in 1994. Friends are invited to call on Monday, August 19, 2002 from 6 to 7 PM at the Jacquelyn A. Buckeit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA. A memorial service will be held immediately following the visitation at 7 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Bloomsburg University Foundation c/o Geography and Earth Science Department, In Memory of Lavere W. McClure, Bloomsburg University, College Hill, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.
 

Robert Daniel Smith
1932-2013
Wendell Earl Smith
1931-2013
SMITH Robert D. Smith [SRGP 03509]
81, of Mansfield, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Carleton Senior Care Home, Wellsboro. He was born June 11, 1932, in Mainesburg, a son of Elmer and Anna (Baity) Smith. Robert was married to Dorothy (Sherman) Smith. He was a self-employed truck driver until his retirement. Robert was a member of the First Baptist Church, Mansfield, served as Trustee and Deacon. Robert was a former member of the Mansfield Lions Club and the Loyal Order of the Moose in Williamsport. He enjoyed camping and bowling. Robert is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a son, Alan Smith of Roseville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Diane and Ed Vance of Mansfield, Brenda (Tom Greene) Rumsey of Roseville; a daughter-in-law, Cherry Wilson of Mansfield; six grandchildren, Chad Smith, Kenny Vance, Jordan Vance, Danielle Van Gheem, Megan Smith, Derek Smith; two great-grandchildren, Olivia Smith, Bristol Smith; special nieces, Carolyn Gernert of Troy, Joy Rumsey of Daggett, PA; a special nephew, Steve Sherman of Mansfield; several additional nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Marshall Smith in 1988; and two sisters, Shirley Rumsey and Audrey Clark. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 29, from noon to 1 p.m., at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m., at the funeral chapel with Rev. Allen Goss and Rev. Steve Case officiating. Burial will be in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Assoc., Eastern PA/Delaware Chapter, 225 City Ave., Suite 104, Bala Cynwyd, Pa. 19904 in Robert's memory.   MHS class of 50   Wellsboro Gazette – October 26, 2013

SMITH Wendell E. Smith [SRGP 23109]

82 of 219 Leisure Lane, Horseheads, NY, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 in the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. Born in Mainesburg, PA, August 19, 1931 son of the late Aaron and Margaret (Webster) Smith. Wendell married Shirley Boyce July 14, 1957 in Blossburg, PA, she survives him. He graduated from Mansfield PA High School, class of 1950 then served during the Korean war with the U.S. Army. Wendell was an Insurance Agent, employed by Prudential Insurance, Corning, NY for thirty-five years, retiring in 1993. He had formerly been employed with Garrisons Mens Shop in Mansfield. He was a member of the Corning, then Horseheads Elks Club, former President of the Insurance Underwriters Association and was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church of Corning. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, reading and ping pong. Wendell volunteered for many years with the LPGA and also at Corning Hospital. Surviving are his wife, Shirley; two daughters, Babette Smith and Amy Beth (Paul) VanDelinder both of Painted Post, NY; sisters: Betty (Clif) Rice of Wabasso, FL, Marian Talbot of Vero Beach, FL, Geraldine Worden of Mansfield, PA and Juanita (Art) Mixell of Williamsport, PA; brothers: Ellsworth (Janet) Smith of Mansfield, PA, Roger (Carole) Smith of Mansfield, PA, Wilbur (Carolyn) Smith of Wellsboro, PA, Kenneth (Nancy) Smith of Mainesburg, PA, Chester Smith of Mainesburg, PA and Theodore (Alice) Smith of Crystal River, FL; grandson, Reese VanDelinder of Painted Post; two beautiful grandaughters, Megan Smith of Ithaca, NY and Emily VanDelinder of Painted Post; many nieces, nephews and cousins, and his buddy dog, "Buster". Friends will be received Friday, November 1st from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Phillips Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney St. in Corning. Funeral services with military honors will be Saturday at 1:00pm at the funeral home with Rev. Judy White officiating, private burial will be at Bath National Cemetery in Bath. Memorials in his name may be left to Corning, Southeast Steuben County Library, 300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza, Suite 101 Corning NY 14830.  Star Gazette – October 30, 2013

Joan L. Wilcox 1932 -2010
Joan L. Wilcox of Vestal [SRGP
Joan L Wilcox, 77, of Vestal died at her home Thursday evening, April 15, 2010. Services are pending and will be announced by the Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home, Endicott in May 2010.
 
WILCOX - Joan L. Wilcox, of Vestal, died on Thursday, April 15, 2010, at her home in Vestal, NY, after a long illness. With her at the time of her death were her cousins, June DiRado, Gail Jones, and Deanne DiRado. She was born in South Gibson, PA on September 19, 1932. She graduated from the Mansfield State Teachers College, Mansfield, PA, in 1954. She served as a music and elementary school teacher in Levittown, PA and Vestal, NY for 38 years. The benefits of her love and labors were abundantly bestowed on her family and many friends. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Endicott, NY; a member of the Order of the Eastern Star; and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was the daughter of Frank A. and Gertrude M. Wilcox, both deceased. She is survived by her adoring brother, Sterling Wilcox and his wife, Gloria of Oakton, VA; her nephew, Seth Wilcox; nieces, Poldi Ann Dell and Susan Holley; and her great-nieces, Janie Lee Dell, Rachel Wilcox; and her great-nephews, Joseph Dell, JT Holley and Tyler Holley, all of Virginia, and who adored their beloved Aunt Jo and will miss her dearly.
 Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Coleman & Daniels Funeral Home, Inc., 300 E. Main St., Endicott. The Rev. Susan Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Gelatt Cemetery, Gelatt, PA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time at 11. The Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Lourdes Hospice, 4102 Old Vestal Rd., Vestal, NY 13850. - Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin, May 4, 2010
 
John C. Zellner 1929-1971
Note from Bob Zellner - John graduated from Mansfield State Teachers College and then taught science in Horseheads, NY until his death on Oct. 31, 1971 at his home in Addison, NY. He was married to Christine Jaquish. You may remember his death as it was rather unusual, he was bitten by a rattlesnake which he kept with many other reptiles in his basement. He was born Aug. 7, 1929.
 
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