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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 1953 Manscript - Yearbook of Mansfield High School.


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Surname
First Name
Year
Spouse
Bailey
Edwin
1953
 
Bailey
Phyllis
1953
 
Bartlett
Robert
1953
 
Bolt
Clara
1953
Jones
Bower
John
1953
 
Broderick 
Marjorie
1953
Harley Rex
81968 1935-2017
Brown
Patricia
1953
 
Brown
Sheila
1953
Richard Crittenden
Bullard
Marilyn
1953
Bailey
Burleigh
Edith
1953
 
Camenga
Bruce
1953
 
Chamberlain
Stanley
1953
 
Cole 
Doris
1953
Earley
Colegrove
Lloyd
1953
Joyce Frost
Cook 
Harold
1953
 
Crippen
Joan
1953
 
Crittenden
Richard
1953
Sheila Brown
Dailey
Gerald
1953
 
Doud
Brian
1953
 
Edgerton
James
1953
 
82971 1935-2015 Oakwood Cemetery
Frost
Joyce
1953
Lloyd Colegrove
Goodrich
Howard
1953
 
Hall
Clark
1953
 
Hess
Charles
1953
 
Higley
Carol
1953
Leech
Holbert
William
1953
 
Hufnagle
Margaret
1953
 
Hyde
Dennis
Jackson
Shirley
Jaquish
Priscilla
1953
 
Jones
Bryce
1953
Ninita Stilwell
1935-2016
Jones
Larry
1953
Faye Bastian
Kennedy
Ronald
1953
 
Kennedy
William
1953
 
Knowlton
Margaret
1953
Spotts
Priest
Wanda
1953
Bogaczyk
Roberts
David
1953
 
Robson
Elaine
1953
Bubacz
Schmidt
John Jr.
1953
 
Seymour
Duane
1953
Marilyn Rogers
03573 1935-2016
Shaw
Joan
1953
 
68493
1935-2010
Oakwood Cemetery
Sherman
Walter
1953
 
Sterling
Barbara
1953
 
Stone
Lela
1953
 
Sweeley
Jane
1953
Hughes
1935-2016 Mainesburg Cemetery
Swinsick
Robert
1953
Helen Cherniak
Taylor
Ann
1953
 
Tice
Lucille
1953
Leo Packard
Thompson
Joseph
1953
Betty Sargent
Tomlinson
Dolores
1953
Townsend
Geraldine
1953
David Lapp
Tribe
Beverly
1953
Olson
Vermilyea
Lorraine
1953
Wandell
James
1953
58479 1934-2011
Watkins
Louise
1953
West
Ruth Ann
1953
Clark
Witmore
Carole
1953
Young
Joan
1953
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BRODRICK, Marjorie - Marjorie Brodrick Rex died Monday, May 1, 2017. Marjorie was born March 3, 1935, in Elmira, N.Y. to Merrill and Renabel Smith Brodrick. Following the death of her mother in January 1938, she and her brother Bob, were raised by their maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Myrna Smith. Following her grandmother's death when she was 15, she, her brother and her grandfather maintained the family home. Marjorie graduated as valedictorian of her Mansfield, High School class. In 1958, she graduated from Mansfield State Teachers College with a B.S. in Music Education (Summa Cum Laude). Further education included an M.A. Degree in 1967 from Sam Houston State University. Marjorie married Harley E. Rex in 1955 and they moved to Washington, D.C. where Harley was saxophone soloist with the United States Army Band for eight years. Their three children were born in Walter Reed Hospital and Marjorie started her professional organ playing at Falls, Church, Va. In 1962 they moved to Huntsville, Texas where Harley taught music at Sam Houston State University. Marjorie taught piano lessons, and played organ at First United Methodist Church for 20 years. She worked in real estate for 18 years. Local leadership positions held include: SHSU Women's Book Club since 1962 (president since 1970), PTA (president and district member), Huntsville Study Club (president), Huntsville Memorial Hospital Board for 30 years, Huntsville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary (president), Huntsville City Library Advisory Board (president), United Way (president), Kiwanis Club (first female member and president), Huntsville Board of Realtors (president), Huntsville City Council for 8 years, Wynne Home Board for 6 years, Habitat for Humanity Board. Marjorie is survived by her husband of 61 years, Harley E. Rex and children, son and daughter-in-law, Donald G. Rex and Ruth Munoz of Houston; son and daughter-in-law, David L. and Denise Faulkner Rex of Huntsville, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia M. and Charles Carlow of Huntsville, Texas. She also leaves behind four grandchildren, Jaclyn Ladewski, Travis, Natalie and Harley Rex III of Huntsville, Texas; one great-granddaughter, Olivia Aiden Rex of Houston, Texas; a brother, Robert M. Brodrick of Mansfield; half-brother, James R. Brodrick and wife Cheryl of Germantown, Md.; a half sister, Kathryn G. Brodrick of Mansfield; two nephews, John Brodrick and wife Sandra of Elk Ridge, Md. and Thomas Brodrick and wife Christina of Gaithersburg, Md. A memorial service will celebrate Marjorie's life at the First United Methodist Church where she served as trustee for many years. The service will be on Monday, May 8, at 10:30 a.m. Serving as honorary attendants are all SHSU Women's Book Club members along with all local Kiwanians. The family request that memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church, 1016 Sam Houston Ave., Huntsville, Texas 77320, or the Harley and Marjorie Rex Endowed Scholarship at SHSU, P.O. Box 2537, Huntsville, Texas 77341. – Mansfield Gazette, 18 May 2017

EDGERTON, James - James E. Edgerton, age 80, of Mansfield, PA, died Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA. Jim was born August 17, 1935 in Tioga County, PA, a son of Walter "Ellsworth" and Sarah (Stevens) Edgerton. He was married for 56 years to Mary Jane (Rose) Edgerton who passed away on February 23, 2014. Jim graduated from Mansfield State College and taught at R. B. Walter Elementary School in Tioga, PA; was a case manager for the Tioga County Mental Health Agency. He and his wife owned and operated a Mister Donut in Elmira Heights, NY for a number of years. Jim also worked at Buckheit Funeral Chapel. He was a lifelong member of St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield, the Church Vestry, Jr. Warden; member of Corey Creek Golf Club for decades, scoring 2 holes-in-one; competitive long-distance runner, placing in many regional races, and served in many capacities in support of the church. Jim was a car enthusiast and a dog lover. He was a Sgt. in the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. Jim is survived by a daughter, Melinda (Melvin) Wentzel of Williamsport, PA; 3 grandchildren, Sara Neal, Taylor Wentzel and Sadie Wentzel; many nieces and nephews; loving caregiver, Agatha Smarte. Besides his wife, Mary Jane, he was predeceased by a son, Jeffrey E. Edgerton in 2006; 2 brothers, Walter "Skip" Edgerton and John "Jack" Edgerton. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 from Noon to 1:00 P.M. at St. James Episcopal Church, 18 St. James St., Mansfield, PA. A memorial service will follow at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Rowena Gibbons officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local SPCA, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 www.alzfdn.org; or the Catherine Helping Hands Foundation, P O Box 3711, Lilburn, GA 30048. www.catherinehelpinghandsfoundations.org. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. - Wellsboro Gazette, December 30, 2015


JONES, Bryce L.
- Bryce L. Jones, 81, of Millerton, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. He was born July 12, 1935, in Mansfield, the son of Llewellyn and Janette McClure Jones. Bryce was a retired carpenter, and a United States Army veteran, serving as a paratrooper in the 11th Airborne. He was a life member of VFW Post 6757, a member of the Morris Run American Legion, Friendship Lodge # 247 F&AM, and the Coudersport Consistory. Bryce is survived by his wife of 59 years, the former, Ninita Stilwell; two daughters and a son-in-law, Celisa J. and Lloyd Stewart of Holiday, Fla., Laurie Jones of Millerton; two grandchildren, Emily LeRose, Randall Ball; and a great -granddaughter, Meghan LeRose. He was predeceased by his brother, Larry. In keeping with Bryce's wishes funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in Bryce's memory may be made to the Animal Care Sanctuary, 11765 Rt. 6, Wellsboro Pa.16901.  A service of Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service 130 S. Main St. Mansfield. -  Mansfield Gazette, 23 November 2016
 

 

SEYMOUR, R. Duane - R. Duane Seymour, 81, of Mainesburg, passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at the Green Home, Wellsboro. He was born May 16, 1935, in Mainesburg, the son of Stanley and Mary Welch Seymour. Duane was a retiree of Agway, and was a farmer. He was very dedicated to his church. Duane is survived by his wife of 59 years, the former, Marilyn Rogers; three daughters and a son-in-law, Mary Lynn Seymour of Laurel, Md., Marie Seymour of Mansfield, Amy (Bill) Seymour Hartman of Mainesburg; a son and daughter-in-law, Alan (Melanie) Seymour of Mansfield; two sisters, Linda Farrell of Mansfield, Marcia Romaine of Waynesboro; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St Mansfield, on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Andy McIlvain officiating. -  Mansfield Gazette, January 4, 2017

 
SHAW, Joan (SRGP 68493) BIXBY, Joan M.
Joan M. Bixby, 75, of Ulster, PA died
at her home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer. Joan was born in Mansfield, PA on February 8, 1935 the daughter of Robert Shaw and the late Pauline Clark Shaw. She was a graduate of Mansfield High School class of 1953. In earlier years, she worked as a nurse at the Wellsboro and Troy Hospitals. She also worked for a time at Bishop's Restaurant in Ulster. Joan was active in the Ulster Fireman's Auxiliary and served on the Ulster Election Board. Joan loved to cook and overcame many obstacles in life inspired by her love for her family especially her children, their spouses and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Pauline Shaw in 1987. She is survived by: Her Father, Robert Shaw of Mansfield, PA; Sons: Steve Bixby and his wife Karen of Ulster, PA Mike Bixby and his wife Lynnette of Fassett, PA Tom Bixby and his wife Michelle of East Smithfield, PA Joe Bixby of East Smithfield, PA; Daughter, Susan Hadlock and her husband Ralph of Ulster, PA; Grandchildren: Tony Bixby, Michelle LeVan, Megan Bixby, Tyler Bixby, Eli Bixby, Brooke Hadlock and Ryan Hadlock; Great-Grandchildren, Hailey Bixby and Morgan LeVan; Sisters: Deanna Rumsey and her husband Jerry of Mansfield, PA Paula Bush and her husband Arthur of Greenville, SC; Brothers: Gary Shaw of Mansfield, PA Paul Shaw and his wife Connie of Mansfield, PA; Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; A Special Friend, Romayne Cotter. Special thanks to daughter-in-law, Karen Bixby and Guthrie Hospice nurse Anja Miller for their exceptional care of Joan during her illness as well as her sons and daughter and their family's. The funeral service will be held Friday, August 6, 2010 at 3 p.m. at the Bowen-Farr Funeral Home, 6 Gordon Farr St. Ulster, PA with the Rev. Sandy Brant, pastor of the Ulster United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be Saturday morning in the Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. The family will receive friends this evening (Thursday) from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Friday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Mather Memorial Library, PO Box Ulster, PA 18850 or to the Ulster-Sheshequin Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary in care of Kirby McClain, RR 2 Ulster, PA. 18850 in Joan M. Bixby's memory.- Elmira Star Gazette, August 5, 2010

SWEELY, Jane  (SRGP 35659) - Jane S. Hughes, age 80 of Orland Park, IL, formerly of Mansfield, PA, died Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. She was born November 8, 1935 in Roseville, PA, a daughter of David and MaryAlice (Strange) Sweely. Jane was the wife of the late Clyde E. Hughes, Jr. She was employed as a Dietary Supervisor at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights, IL before she retired. She was a member of the Worth Methodist Church for many years before it closed. She attended the Palos Heights Methodist Church before returning to the area where she attended the Roseville United Methodist Church. Jane enjoyed cooking, baking, socializing, spending time with her grandchildren and family. She was very dedicated to the Food Pantry at the Worth United Methodist Church. Jane is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Clyde "Scott" (Karen) Hughes lll of Mokena, IL; 2 daughters, Jackie Flack and Cindy Hopwood both of Mansfield, PA; a sister and brother-in-law, Janice (Richard) Doner of Mansfield, PA; 6 grandchildren, Jeremie Ressler, Melissa York, Grant Hopwood, Vanessa Hopwood, Kristen (Tim) Andretich, Kyle Hughes, as well as 6 great grandchildren; a niece, Joy Schucker. Family and friends are invited to attend a viewing on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Services will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral chapel with Pastor Tim Parker officiating. Additional visitation will follow from Noon to 1:00 P.M. at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in Mainesburg Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA.- Mansfield Gazette, August 10, 2016

WANDELL James Edward Wandell (SRGP 28479)

James Edward Wandell, age 76, formerly of Mansfield, died Sunday, May 8, 2011 at Bradford County Manor, Troy, PA. He was born July 11, 1934, a son of Rev. Glen and Florence (Tice) Dewey. James worked as a mechanic for Jones & Bragg Mining and Cross Excavating before he retired. He was a U.S. Army veteran.  James is survived by three daughters, LuAnn Cummings of Tioga, PA, Carla Fessler of Fredericksburg, VA, Patricia Nowakowski of Blossburg, PA; six grandchildren, Jason, Justin and Stuart Cummings, Krystal Hess, Chad and Victoria Fessler; four great grandchildren, Jacob and Joshua Cummings, Hailey and Karley Hess; four brothers, Gene Dewey of Washington, DC, Sam Wandell of Morris, PA, Robert Wandell of Mansfield, PA, Donald Welch of Covington, PA; a sister, Tressa Giles of Mansfield, PA; special friends, Lois Carey Wandell at Bradford County Manor, Jane Hand of Monticello, FL, and Marshall Hulslander of Mansfield, PA. He was predeceased by a sister, Amanda Brace.   Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA with the Pastor David Dressler officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Tioga County Honor Guard.  Wellsboro Gazette – May 9, 2011
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