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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. 

At right: The Class of 1956 held their SIXTIETH Reunion at The History Center Septmber 2016.

1966
From the 1956 Manscript - Yearbook of Mansfield High School.
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Surname First Name Year Spouse
.Aumick June Rose 1956   78532 1938-1955 State Road Cemetery
Avery Daisy 1956 Hicks
Barnes Shirley 1956 Schmidt
Benson Eliene 1956 Putnam
Benson Sally 1956 Daly
Bell Richard 1956 Barbara Foreman 87537 1938-1972 Oakwood Cemetery
Bolt David 1956   17041 1938-1994 Mainesburg Cemetery
Bolt  Lucille 1956 Eddy
Brewer Barbara 1956 Bowen. 
Brodrick Robert 1956  
Brown Wilbur La Mar 1956  
Burnham Robert 1956  
Cady Marilyn 1956 Kemp 76421 1938-2003 Prospect Cemetery
Case Marsha 1956 Henderson
Cranmer Byron 1956  
Creeley Donna 1956 Horton
Davis Caroline 1956 Robert Prevette
Doner Richard 1956 Janice Sweely
Doud Verne 1956 Jean Frank
Ennis Joseph 1956  
Farrell Ronald 1956 Linda Seymour 15751 1938-2002 Oakwood Cemetery
Fish Annabel 1956 Philip Wilson
Fish  Edgar 1956  
Fish Elizabeth 1956 Salter
Foreman Barbara 1956 Richard Bell
Geiger Franklin 1956  
Harvey Sally 1956 Duffee
Harris Anne 1956 Philip Clark
Haskins Gerald 1956   79460 1937-1993
Heater Ruth 1956 Sargent- Powlison
Hess Donald 1956  
Higley Barbara 1956   79272 1938-2001 Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens
Hill  Stanford 1956  
Hyde Patricia 1956 Kittle-Jack Nares
Hulslander Marshall 1956  
Jackson Richard 1956  
Kelly Thomas 1956  
Kennedy Doris 1956  Wayne Straw
Kennedy William 1956  
Kent Jayne 1956 Roy Jones
Knowlton Loris 1956 Strange -Deming 19402 1938-1999 Prospect Cemetery
Makley Olin 1956  
Mathern Joan 1956 Kilmer
McNaney Sharon 1956 Jeffrey Young
Miller Robert 1956  
Mudge Linda 1956 Pellot 02587 1938-2012
Prevette Bob 1956 Caroline Davis
Randolph William 1956  
Rogers Marilyn 1956 Seymour
Russell Barbara 1956 Williams
Sargent Joanna 1956 Robert Heichel
Seymour Linda 1956 Ronnie Farrell
Sherman Donald 1956  
Smith Basil 1956 Marilyn Heffner  79274 1937-2005 Tioga County Memorial Gardens
Smith Roger 1956  
Smith Tom 1956 Sandra Bixby
Strange Wayne 1956 Elaine Thomas
Straw Wayne 1956 Doris Kennedy
Sundberg Susan 1956 James Welch 1938-2011
Swan Phyllis 1956 Carl Zenger
Tomlinson Kay 1956 Otto Crumb
Van Etten June 1956 Harvey
Waltz Loretta 1956 Crane
Whittaker Dale 1956  
Wilson Philip 1956 Annabel Fish 65840 1938-2017
Young Jeffrey 1956 Sharon McNaney
Zenger Carl 1956 Phyllis Swan
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AUMICK, ROSE Miss Rose Aumick, 17, daughter of Mrs. Roy Aumick and the late Roy Aumick, died Thursday night, Oct. 6, 1955, at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, from injuries received in the school bus accident near Mainesburg Monday morning, Oct. 3. Miss Aumick had been in a critical condition since the accident. Her kidney was punctured and both legs were fractured at the pelvis. Her death was the second resulting from the accident in which Vern Dee Jackson died instantly. June Rose Aumick was a senior at the Senior High School, taking the home economics course. She was a member of the Future Homemakers of America and an enthusiastic sports fan. She attended the State Road Baptist Church. Survived by mother, Mrs. Ruth Aumick; sisters, Mrs. Harold Knowlton, Mrs. Clifford Thomas, Mrs. Edwin Kingsley, Mrs. Clifford Cross, all of Mansfield, Mrs. Larue Bastian of Sayre, and Mrs. George Towners, of Elmira; brothers, Stanley, Roy Jr., John, George, James and Dennis Aumick, all of Mansfield; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Henry Campbell of Mansfield R. D. 2. Prayer service was held Mon. at 1 at the family home at Mansfield R. D. 3 followed by funeral at 2 at the State Road Baptist Church, the Rev. David J. Griffiths officiating. Burial was in State Road Cemetery.

 Richard C. Bell, age 34 of 117 Vinel Circle, Horseheads, formerly of Mansfield, died Thursday, December 7, 1972. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 pm at the Mansfield United Methodist Church. The Rev. Lewis Bachman officiated. Burial was in the Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. Please make contributions to the Cancer Society. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Barbara Foreman Bell; daughter, Deborah and son, Daniel, both at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl C. Bell of Mansfield; brother, Dennis Bell, also of Mansfield. He was a member of the Methodist Church, was an employe of the Elmira Star-Gazette and a member of Friendship Lodge No. 247 F.&AM. He was a graduate of Mansfield High School and a former employee of the Mansfield Advertiser.

BOLT, DAVID F. 56, (SRGP 17041)of Millerton RR 2 died Tuesday, July 19, 1994, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, New York. Born, Jan. 31, 1938, in Canton, he was the son of Harold D. and Elouise M. Smith Bolt. He retired after 27 years in construction and was a member of Local 1358. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of several antique daughters-in-law, William E., and Michele, Roger D, and Douglas F. and Jarose, all of Millerton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ralph and Sarah Jane Johns of Mansfield and Carlton and Lisa A. McClain of Millerton; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald R. and
Amanda of Millerton, Jack H. and Sandy of Mainesburg, Jessie L. and Liz and Freddy T. and Kim, all of Mansfield,; mother-in-law, Caroline Avery of Mansfield; 12 grandchildren; and several other relatives and friends. Friends called at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield, on Friday, July 22, 1994. Services were held there Saturday, July 23, with the Rev. Raymond Valimont officiating. Burial was made at Mainesburg Cemetery, Mainesburg.

CADY, Marilyn KEMP
Marilyn Age 64, of Lemont, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at her residence. Born October 10, 1938 in Mansfield, she was the daughter of the late Hugh W. and Martha E. Bodnick Cady. She attended Mansfield University and graduated from the South Hills Business School. She was a Library Assistant at the Pattee Library at Penn State University for 17 years. She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. She is survived by a sister, Alice Kelly of Mt. Dora, FL; two brothers, Philip Cady of Lemont, and John W. Cady of Mansfield; nieces and nephews, Stephen and Kathy Cady, Joyce and Daniel Driscoll, Michael and Lori Cady, Sherri and Roger Stager, Jon and Melanie Cady; great-nieces and nephews, Erin and Shannon Driscoll, Jonathan and ZacharyStager, Megan Cady, James and Janet Cady, Michelle, Kristin, Matthew, Monica and Justin Cady; and great-great-niece and nephew, Natalie and Trevor. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a nephew, Alan Cady. Visitation will be private at the convenience of the family. A Memorial Mass be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, March 6, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 820 Westerly Parkway, State College, with the Reverend James D.Zatalava officiating. Private burial will take place at the convenience of the family at Prospect Cemetery in Mansfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Brookline Home Care & Hospice, 3901 South Atherton St., State College, PA 16801. Arrangements are under the direction of the Koch Funeral Home, State College, PA.

RONALD C. FARRELL [SRGP 15751]
Dr. Ronald C. Farrell VMD, 63, of Mansfield RR 1 died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at home. Born Oct. 25, 1938, in Mansfield, he was the son of Alfred "Hap" and Gertrude (Powell) Farrell. He was the husband of Susan M. (Welch) Farrell. He graduated from Mansfield High School in 1956, Mansfield State College in 1960 as the class president with a bachelor's degree in math and general science. In 1961 he taught math at Horseheads Junior High School. He also owned and operated the Mansfield Mobil Station from 1960 to 1962. In 1966 he graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinarian Medicine. He was a member of the Alpha Psi and Phi Zeta 4. In 1968, he started the Mansfield Veterinarian Clinic and practiced there until 1988. He retired in 1999 from the USDA. Dr. Farrell was a member and past president of Corey Creek Golf Club, a member of the F.& A.M. Friendship Lodge #247, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Mansfield. He also served in the National Guard for many years. Surviving are his wife, Susan; son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey R. and Kelly Farrell of Mansfield; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer L. and Fred Everetts of Salladasburg; three grandchildren, Joshua Michael Everetts, Andrew Michael Everetts and Ronald Jeffrey Farrell; three brothers, William "Bill" (Bonnie) Farrell of Wellsboro, James "Tim" (Sharon) Farrell of Hornell, N.Y., and Wayne Farrell of Lakeland, Fla.; nieces and nephews, Kevin, Beth, Tim, Sean and Shalane. Calling hours were held Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, P.C., Mansfield. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the First Baptist Church of Mansfield, Mansfield, with the Rev. John C. Whitfield officiating. Burial was made at Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield.

HIGLEY, Barbara [SRGP 79272]
CRON  Barbara A. Age 63, of 129 Pine Tree Rd., Athens Township, PA passed away Saturday December 15, 2001 at the Robert Packer Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born February 15, 1938 in Elmira, NY the daughter of Lewis and Celia Cleveland Higley. She was raised in Mansfield, PA. She attended Mansfield High School and graduated from Mansfield Teachers College. She received her masters degree from Elmira College, while she was teaching full time and raising two children. Barbara retired in June of 1993 after 34 years in elementary education. She enjoyed her vacations at the beach and traveling. She will be remembered for her witty sense of humor and the love and commitment she gave to her family. She was a member of the Athens United Methodist Church, the WTCU of the church, the Athens Area Education Association and the Pennsylvania State Education Association. Her father predeceased her. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, James Cron. They would have celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on June 16, 2002. She is also survived by her son, Alan Cron of Athens, PA; a daughter, Karen Cron of Waverly, NY; three grandchildren, Dylan Arnold, Devin Soper and Kaylin Soper all of Waverly, NY. She is also survived by her mother, Celia Higley who resides at the Sayre House; her sister, Carol Leach of Bath, NY; a sister-in-law, Joyce Goodell of Zephryhills, FL; brothers and sisters-in-law; Bill and Shirley Cron of Dublin, PA; Don and Kathy Cron of Waverly, NY; Jerry and Juanita Cron of Athens Township, PA; Ken and Cindy Cron of Milan, PA; Gary and Terri Cron of Athens, PA and her very special friend, Gladys Knowles, several nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 South Main St., Athens, PA. Funeral and committal services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Athens United Methodist Church with her pastor Rev. Donald Anderson and Rev. James Donahoo, pastor of the Sayre Christian Church co-officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA. Memorial donations may be made to the Athens United Methodist Church 118 South Main St, Athens, PA 18810 or to the Spalding Memorial Library 724 South Main St, Athens, PA 18810.

KNOWLTON - Loris K. Deming, 60, of Mansfield died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999, at Manor Care North, Williamsport. Born Oct. 5, 1938, in Blossburg, she was the daughter of Richard and Dorothea Rose Knowlton. Preceding her in death were her father and one sister, Mary Jeanine. Surviving besides her mother of Blossburg are two sons, Daniel Strange and Michael Deming, both of Wichita Falls, Texas; one daughter, Debra Campbell of Mansfield; one stepson, John Deming Jr. of Blossburg; two brothers, Harold and David Knowlton, both of Mansfield; and two sisters, Pat Loud of Morresville, NC, and Peg Bogaczyk of Blossburg. There were no calling hours. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield, with the Rev. James Bellamy officiating. Burial was made at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 6 January 1999

MUDGE Linda Lou Mudge Pellot
Concord, NC: Linda Lou Mudge Pellot, 74 of Concord, formerly of Mansfield, PA died on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Tucker Hospice
House. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Mansfield. Linda was born on April 17, 1938 to the late Cole Joe Mudge and
Ruth Mae Ellis Mudge. She is survived by her husband Samuel Pellot of NY, NY; son, Matthew Leach of South Korea; daughter, Nancy Leach Kuhns and husband Joe of Concord; Two grandchildren, Joseph and Abigail; sister, Nancy Pieri of Painted Post, NY; nephew, Michael Pieri of Tampa, FL; niece, Susan Burt of Rochester, NY and nephew Jay Pieri of Charlotte. Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Pellot family.   Star Gazette – July 24, 2012
MUDGE Linda Lou Mudge Pellot
74 of Concord, N.C., formerly of Mansfield, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Tucker Hospice House in Concord, N.C. Linda was born on April 17, 1938, to the late Cole J. Mudge and Ruth Ellis Mudge.  She was a long-time resident of Mansfield before  relocating to North Carolina in 2007 to be closer to family. She had a long career in health care and served as a home health nurse for many years in Tioga County before taking a position as a psychiatric nurse at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, N.Y. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.   She is survived by her husband, Samuel Pellot of New York, N.Y.; son, Matthew Leach of South
Korea; daughter, Nancy Leach Kuhns and husband Joe of Concord, N.C.; two grandchildren, Joseph and Abigail; sister, Nancy Pieri of Painted Post, N.Y.; nephew, Michael Pieri of Tampa, Fla.; niece, Susan Burt of Rochester, N.Y. and nephew, Jay Pieri of Charlotte, N.C.  A memorial! service is being planned for a later date this fall in Mansfield

SMITH, Basil G. (SRGP 79274)
Age 67, of Lawrenceville, Pa, lost the fight on Saturday, January 22, 2005 at Arnot Ogden Hospital in Elmira, NY. Basil was the husband of Marilyn (Heffner) Smith. Basil and Marilyn would have a 31st wedding anniversary on February 21st. Basil was born on December 4, 1937 in Mansfield, Pa, the son of Maurice W. and Catherine (Plumley) Smith. Basil retired from Corning Country Club in 2002. He was a US Army veteran. Basil was a member of the American Legion in Corning, NY, VFW Post 524 in Corning, NY, and the AARP. Basil’s favorite pastime was woodworking. Basil is survived by his wife, Marilyn; three daughters and sons-in-law, Julie and Kevin Smith of Tioga, Jackie Carter of Lawrenceville, Pa, Marie and Raymond Horton of Kansas; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Edward and Linda Lind of Lawrenceville, Barry Webster of NC; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Frances Walizer of Michigan City, MD; brother and sister-in-law, Philip and Joan Smith of Tyaskin, MD; and several nieces and nephews. His parents Maurice and Catherine Smith; a son Martin “Marty” Ayres; a sister, Phyllis Piontek; and a brother, Robert Smith, predeceased him in death. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, January 26,2005, from 6 to 8 pm at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monument, Pc, 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, Pa. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2005 at 1pm at the funeral home with the Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Charleston, Twp.

SUNDBERG Susan Welch
age 73, of Mansfield, PA, died Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. Susan was born March 23, 1938 in Rome, PA, a daughter of Albert and Sarah (Blackwell) Sundberg. Susan was the wife of the late Jimmy Weller J.W. Welch who died in 2010. She was a teacher at R.B. Walter Elementary School for 28 years. Susan served on the board of the Mansfield Free Public Library.   Susan is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Susannah Welch of Magna, UT; a daughter, Amy Welch of Mansfield, PA; five grandchildren, Carlene Welch, Dylan Welch, Jacob Welch, Gunnar Welch, and Douglas Kilgore.   Family and friends are invited to call at Susans home on Saturday, December 10, 2011 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Mansfield Free Public Library, 71 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933. The Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family.    Wellsboro Gazette - December 9, 2011

Philip H. Wilson, of Wayne, PA, passed away on March 9, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. He was 78. Phil is survived by Annabel, his devoted wife of 56 years, his children Tim Wilson of Yardley, PA, Chris Wilson (Sandi) of Newtown Square, PA and Laura Samborski (Kenn) of Centerville, OH, his grandchildren Lindsay and Steve Wilson and Annika and Kendall Samborski, his sister Ann Youmann of Mansfield, PA and numerous family and friends. Phil was born on November 9, 1938 to Harold and Phyllis Wilson. He had a distinguished career as a Purchasing Director in the railroad industry. Phil served as the International Chairman for the Purchasing Management Association. Phil was deeply committed to charitable work. He was the President of the Board of Directors for the Radnor Chapter of A Better Chance (ABC). He was President and Treasurer of the Lions Club of Wayne. A Funeral Service will be held at Wayne Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM with visitation beginning at 10:00 AM, followed by a reception at the Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
 
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