age 65, of Tioga, PA, died on Tuesday, January
24, 2012 at his home. Richard was born on December 9, 1946 in Blossburg,
PA, the son of Henry and Ruth (Baker) Broadfield. Prior to his retirement,
Richard was self-employed for more than 20 years as a painter with previous
employment in manufacturing with Hardinge Brothers in Horseheads, NY. He
was a US Army veteran and a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church.
Richard enjoyed flower gardening and spending time with his dog, Morris.
Richard is survived by a brother, Edward Broadfield of Catawissa, PA; a
sister, Elizabeth Ann Broadfield of Tioga, PA, and one niece, Reba Broadfield
of Catawissa, PA. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday,
January 28, 2012 from Noon to 2:00 PM at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral
Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 South Main Street, Mansfield,
PA. A funeral service will be held immediately following calling hours
at 2:00 PM at the chapel with Rev. Maxine Mills officiating. In lieu of
flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Richard's name to the Jacquelyn
A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel to assist with expenses. Burial will be made
in the Roseville Community Cemetery, Roseville, PA. Wellsboro Gazette
– January 26, 2012
DRY, Kay Irene - The Reverend Kay Irene Dry Schwab, 68, of Lykens, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at her daughter's home in Virginia under the care of hospice. Born Feb. 23, 1946, in Huntingdon, she was the daughter of Melvin A. and Jane Kern Dry. She graduated from Mansfield High School in 1964 and Mansfield State College in 1968. She was employed as a home economics teacher for the Southern Tioga School District until she left to stay home and raise her children. She earned her Masters of Science in home economics in 1987. She was very active in the First United Methodist Church in Mansfield, which led to her decision to pursue ordination as a United Methodist pastor. She served as a local pastor at Middle Ridge and Grover-Shunk, and then as a student pastor at Centenary United Methodist Church in Attleboro, Mass. She graduated from Boston University's School of Theology with a Masters of Divinity in 1997. She served appointments in the Susquehanna United Methodist Conference in Windfall, Sugar Valley, and Lykens United Methodist churches. Kay is survived by her daughters, Jennifer D. (Craig) Swain of Leesburg, Va., Jane M. (Mark) Spohn of Mansfield; her sister, Sondra D. (Charles) Yarrison of Oley; her brothers-in law Tom (Marge) Schwab of Horseheads, N.Y., Frank (Susan) Schwab of Towanda; her sister-in-law Linda Schwab Farrer of Mansfield; her grandchildren, Cade Swain, Jordan Spohn, Sarah Spohn, Megan Spohn, John Spohn; her great-grandson, Daniel Fortney; and several nieces and nephews. Kay's viewing (10 a.m.) and service (11 a.m.) will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Mansfield, on Wednesday, May 21, with the Rev. Thomas R. Searfoss officiating.Her burial will follow on Thursday, May 22, at Union Cemetery in Bellefonte. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mansfield Free Public Library or to the Organ Fund of the Lykens United Methodist Church, 527 North Second St., Lykens, Pa. 17048. – Wellsboro Gazette, May 18, 2014
VanORDEN, William W.
- William "Bill" W. VanOrden, 72, of Bellefonte, formerly from Mansfield,
went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. Born on Sept. 24,
1946, in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Wesley and Louise A.
(Stanton) VanOrden. On Aug. 26, 1972, he married the love of his life, Carol
A. (Chamberlain) VanOrden, who survives him at home in Bellefonte. Bill
treasured the company of his wife of 46 years, children, grandchildren and
family and friends. After graduating Mansfield High School, Bill enlisted in
U.S. Navy where he served as a machinist mate on the U.S.S. Essex. After his
time in the Navy, Bill returned to Pennsylvania where he served the
Commonwealth as a state trooper for 26 years. He was a member of the State
Police Rodeo Team. Upon retirement from the Commonwealth, he worked with the
Walker Township Authority and Centre County Sheriff's Department. In
addition to his wife, Carol, he is survived by three children, Courtney A.
(Troy) Krout, William W. (Carrie) VanOrden, II, and Travis J. (Megan)
VanOrden, all of Bellefonte; eight grandchildren, Wesley Krout, Daniel
Robson, Chelsea Robson, Megan Robson, Jackson Van Orden, Charlotte Grace
VanOrden, Katelyn VanOrden, and Abigail VanOrden. Also surviving is one
brother, Terrance P. (Lynn) VanOrden, of Mansfield. Bill was a member of
First Baptist Church of Bellefonte. Additionally, he was a member of the
American Legion Post 867, Pleasant Gap. Friends will be received on Sunday,
Nov. 11, from 1-2 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 539 Jacksonville Road,
Bellefonte. Memorial services will immediately follow at 2 p.m. at the
church with Pastor Greg Shipe officiating. Burial will be private at the
convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be
made in William's memory to Child Evangelism Fellowship of Centre County at
CEF of Centre County 539 Jacksonville Road, Bellefonte, PA 16823.
Mansfield Gazette, 8 November 2018
WALTZ Rosalie L. Connelly 65, of Mansfield, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at Soldiers& Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. She was born Oct. 17, 1946, in Towanda, the daughter of Ornan and Helen Tuttle Waltz. Rosalie retired from nursing at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital. She was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, serving as a board member at Mission Central, and as a member of the United Methodist Women, and working with Seeds of Hope. She is survived by two daughters, Marie (Randy) Davis of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Rachael Schrader of Dayton, Ohio; two grandsons, Randall and Justin Davis; her sister, Betty Jane Waltz (Scott) Hall of Springville, and her nephews, Chris Hall of Danville and Dennis Hall of Springville. Friends were invited to call today, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 10 to 11 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield. Funeral services followed there at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Dr. Jonathan West officiating. Burial was in Bloomingrove Cemetery, Cogan Station.