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Mansfield High School Graduates 1941
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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..
The 1941 yearbook includes unlabelled group pictures only. The class list has been constructed from the following photo card. 
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First Name
Life Years
 Ruth Cleveland
Forest Lawn
 Shirley Husted
mstc 1947 1925-2009
Marjorie Seeley
Watson Cemetery
 Kenneth Brooks
Died California
James Rieppel
1923-2011 Oakwood Cemetery
 Ken Cooley, Marion Chilson
 Ellis Cleveland, Perry Anderson
Bradford County Memorial Park
Max Rathbun
Prospect Cemetery
 Ellis Morgan
Oakwood Cemetery
 Clifford Bixby
Lorna West 
Watson Cemetery
Robert Steinhauser
Knowlton Cemetery
Betty Horton 
Wanda Thomas 
 Dierdre Adams
1922-2009 Savannah, GA
Gray Cemetery
State Road Cemetery
Oakwood Cemetery
Olin Chamberlain
Tioga County MG
Walter Hinklie
Tioga CMG
Hobert Doud
Glen Rothermel 
 Russell Strange
Oakwood Cemetery
Mary Christine
Joseph Walker
John Arthur
Ruby Wood
Gray Valley Cemetery
George McCormick
Florence Macorkel
Mary Elizabeth
Phillip Spencer
Glenwood Cemetery
Virginia Adams
Maple Grove-Horseheads
Oxford NY
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Virginia Alden
Elmo Aldrich
Leonard Bailey
BAILEY Leonard Morrell [SRGP 34887]
Age 84, of Mansfield, PA, died Friday, December 18, 2009 at Broad Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center, Wellsboro, PA. Leonard was
born January 8, 1925 in Mansfield, PA a son of Ross and Mildred (Whitaker) Bailey. He was married to Shirley (Husted) Bailey. Leonard attended school in Mansfield and Wellsboro. He entered Mansfield College in 1941, left in March of 1943 to join the Army, being attached to the Air Force. He received his basic training in Atlantic City. He was later sent to Italy by way of North Africa. After discharge he returned to Mansfield College, graduating in 1947. Len had a long career in education beginning in Emporium, PA in science in 1947. While there he served as scout master, Sunday school teacher, basketball coach, and became a charter member of the new Emporium Lions Club. Receiving his Masters Degree at St. Bonaventure University, he left Emporium in 1956 to accept a position as Guidance Counselor at Booth School in Elmira, NY. Later transferred from Booth to Hendy Avenue where he served as assistant principal and counselor. One year later he moved to Broadway Junior High as principal. Retirement came on June of 1983. Many wonderful summers were spent at Camp Red Cloud, Plattsburg,
NY where Len was a Head Camp Craft Counselor for several years. Len is survived by his wife, Shirley; son, Mark D. Bailey of Tioga, wife Lori, grandchildren, Adam and Tiffany. He was predeceased by a son, Steven, parents, Ross and Mildred Bailey, and a brother, Lawrence. Private funeral services will be held with family and friends at Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA with Rev. Allen Hulslander officiating. Donations may be made in Len's memory to the Calvary United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 237, Lawrenceville, PA 16929.  Published in Star-Gazette on December 20, 2009
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Truman Benedict
Sylvene Bryant
Betty Bunn
   Truman W. Benedict, 68, of Roseville died June 24, 1989, at Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, N.Y. following a long illness. Born July 30, 1920, in Whitneyville, he was the son of Floyd and Hazel Carpenter Benedict. He was a retired night watchman and custodian for Ralph’s Service Center in Mansfield and World War II veteran of the U. S. Army. Surviving are his wife, the former Marjorie Seeley; a son Donald L. of Mainesburg; a daughter, Mrs. Donna Baker of Roseville; a sister, Mrs. Doris Clark of Mansfield; a brother Byron of Whitneyville; three grandchildren, Scott R. and Christine L. Baker and Kelly L. Benedict; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held Tuesday, June 27, at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. The Rev. Robert Stump and Ivan Mathewson officiated. Burial was made in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

BUNN Mary E. "Betty" Rieppel
88, of Mansfield, PA, died April 12, 2011 at Corning Hospital. She was born March 4, 1923, in Mansfield, PA, the daughter of Jay & Rose Morey Bunn. Betty is a retiree of Tri-County Electric and a faithful member of Holy Child Catholic Church and its Ladies Guild. Betty was very devoted to her family and especially cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by three daughters & sons-in-law, Rosemary & Sam Schappelle of Gaithersburg, MD, Adele & Richard Rieppel-Kies of Painted Post, NY, Marsha & Ken King of Caton, NY; eight grandchildren, James (Zeila), Ken (Seema) & David (Laura) Schappelle, Michael (Lisa) & Jeff (Kamie) Saurbaugh, Shana (Brian) Jones, Meggan Colegrove-Driscoll & Aaron Colegrove; 15 great-grandchildren & several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, James, July 30, 2010; and a sister, Dorothy Hall. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Friday 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Child Catholic Church with Fr. Joseph Hornick, Celebrant.  Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. Family will provide the flowers. Memorial contributions in Betty's memory may be made to the Falck Cancer Center, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905, or Holy Child Catholic Church, 242 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933.    Star Gazette – April 14, 2011

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Betty Bunn with husband Jim Rieppel in January 2008 

Photographed by Joyce M. Tice

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Betty Chamberlain
Frances Chamberlain
Barbara Cleveland
Chamberlain, Frances I. Anderson, 85 Feb. 17, 2009
On the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, Frances Irene Chamberlain Anderson of Cedar Ridge Apartments, Canton, Pa., died quietly at Bradford County Manor. She was 85 years of age.  Born in Wellsboro on Oct. 29, 1923, she was the daughter of Ernest and Agnes (Connolly) Chamberlain. She grew up in Mainesburg, and graduated from Mansfield High School and Elmira Business College.
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Doris Cleveland
Margaret Cleveland
Mary Cleveland
CLEVELAND - Doris Cleveland Rathbun, age 54 of Mansfield died on Sunday, March 5, 1978, in the Edward White Memorial Hospital at St. Petersburg, Florida. She was the widow of Max Rathbun. She was born September 8, 1922 in Mansfield the daughter of Welch and Helen Dreas Cleveland. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mansfield, a member of the American Legion auxiliary, and a member of Twilight Chapter OES. She was active in Boy Scouts and the Mansfield Area Recreation Association. She was a former employee of the Taynton Trucking company and was currently employed by the Southern Tioga School District in Mansfield. Besides her parents, she is survived by two sons, James of Barto, Pa., William of Mansfield; three granddaughters; three sisters, Mrs. Jack (Beatrice) Raymond of Stroudsburg, Mrs. Carl (Helen) Kodish of Lewistown, Mrs. Ted (Donna) Strein of Montoursville, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the First Baptist Church at Mansfield with the Rev. Benjamin Nevin officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery at Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, 8 March 1978
CLEVELAND, Margaret- MORGAN, Margaret L. (Cleveland)[SRGP 31113]
Age 85, of Mansfield, PA died Sunday, January 10, 2010, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA surrounded by her loving
family. Margaret was born January 16, 1924, in Mansfield, a daughter of Lyle and Marian (Davis) Cleveland. She was married to the late Ellis E. Morgan. Margaret was a member of the Church of Christ in Canoe Camp, co-owner of Gramma's Kitchen, enjoyed reading, sewing, sewing for the church bazaar, volunteering at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, teaching Sunday School and traveling. Margaret is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jeanne and Jerry Smith of Mansfield, PA; three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Nancy Morgan of Felton, PA; David and Bonnie Morgan of Montrose, PA; and Bruce and Debra Morgan of Harrisburg, PA; nine grandchildren, David, Jennifer, Christine, Carin, Catherine, Matthew, Sara, Rebecca and Thomas; thirteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eleanor Trask and Beatrice "Betty" McGraw, both of Mansfield, PA. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, January 14, 2010, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, and Friday, January 15 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ, S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will immediately follow at 3:00 p.m. at the church with the Rev. Dr. Sharon Littrell officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Canoe Camp Church of Christ.  Published in Star-Gazette
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Otto Crumb
Tom Dann
Alene Dorsett
Watson Cemetery, Roseville-----------------MHS 1941

CRUMB - Otto K. “Joe” Crumb, 73, of Wellsboro, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1997, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born June 21, 1923, in Roseville, he was the son of Ernest and Rennie Knickerbocker Crumb. He graduated from Mansfield High School in 1941, and was a retired auto service technician. He also worked construction in Tioga County. He was a member and former treasurer of the Wellsboro Moose, member of the Hillside Rod and Gun Club, Arnot Sportsmen’s Club, Mansfield VFW, and a member and former state president of Dads of foreign Service Veterans. Surviving are his wife of 22 years, Lorna F. West Crumb; two daughter and sons-in-law, Anita and Wayne Enfinger of St. Louis, Mo., and Joy and Andrew Durak of Ococee, Fla.; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Alan Crumb of Orlando, Fla., Kenneth D. and Sandra M. Crumb of Orlando, Fla., and Todd Crumb of Wellsboro; three stepdaughters and step sons-in-law, Par and Wayne Heck of Middlebury Center, Sandy and Michael Williammee of Wellsboro, and Diane and Tony Ferrell of Oklahoma City, OK; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Evelyn Dunbar of Millsboro, Del., Lois and Carl Stanard of Meridan, Id.; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald and Jessie Crumb of Ridgeway, Va., Wilbur and Gloria Crumb of Elmira, NY, Lester Crumb of Mosherville, Richard and Elly Crumb of Hart, Mich.; a sister-in-law, Clara Escott of Wellsboro; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours were held Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1, with the Rev. Dennis Crumb officiating. Burial was made in the Watson Cemetery, Roseville. - Wellsboro Gazette, March 5, 1997

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Betty Feig
Frances Foesch
David Goodrich
 Bettie Feig (Steinhauser) 80, died Sunday, February 15, 2004, at Elcor Health  Services, Horseheads. Born October 3, 1923 in Hornell, NY, she was the daughter of Dr. Chester A. Feig and Maude Dewey Feig. Bettie was raised in Mansfield, PA, and attended Mansfield State College, majoring in music. In 1944, she married her first husband, Robert Steinhauser of Elmira, NY, now of Canandaigua, NY. In 1971, she married Norman Duclos of Wellsburg. Both her former spouses survive her. Bettie is survived by her three children and their  spouses: sons, Howard "Steiny" and Georgie Steinhauser of Chino Valley, AZ,and Terry and Donna Steinhauser of Clarence, NY; a daughter, Lynne (Theron)Andrews of Elmira, NY; grandchildren, Marci Krantz and Erik Steinhauser of Chino Valley, AZ, Jason Andrews of Atlanta, GA, Andre and Anastasia Steinhauser of Clarence, NY; stepgrandson, Timothy Andrews of Atlanta, GA, and Jeff; two great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. Also surviving are her beloved sister and brother, Patsy Osani of Port Allegany, PA, and Robert Feig of Virginia. Bettie was predeceased by sisters, Ruth FeigGillmore of Harrisburg, and Yvonne Zito Dewitt of Arizona. Bettie was formerly employed by Sheehans Department Store and Iszards Tea Room. She was a  member of Riverside Methodist Church. Bettie had two things she cherished most in life, her family and good music. The product of an extremely musically talented family, Bettie had a beautiful alto voice. She sang professionally, as a  ballad singer, under the name "Bettie Craig" from the mid 1940's through 1968. In  1959, Bettie appeared on the Ted Mack Show in New York, and was chosen to  tour with his band in PA and NJ that summer. She turned down a subsequent offer to continue singing professionally in New York City because being a mother   to her three children was her top priority. Thereafter, she limited her singing jobs to local engagements only, appearing often with the Charlie Tremaine Orchestra, the Charlie Ponzi Bank, and occasionally with the Sgro Brothers. She sang at  places such as Libs Supper Club, Rustic Gardens, The Castle in Olean, on the radio, for Artic League telecasts, and for many weddings and banquets in the area until 1967. Bettie was proud of her Dewey family history and educated her children about their genealogy from the time they were little. Her children will remember her as a loving mother and grandmother, who taught them about tolerance, respect, and being the best you can be. Bettie cherished any time she could spend with her children and grandchildren. She was a shy and unassuming woman filled with much kindness and grace. In her final years, Bettie was ravaged by the devastating effects of crippling rheumatoid arthritis which left her with a weakened immune system. She is finally at peace. There will be a memorial service at the Collins-Olney Funeral Home, Galeton, PA, to be  announced at a later date. Bettie will be buried with many of her ancestors in Knowlton-Elk Run Cemetery near Watrous, PA. Her family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at Elcor Nursing Home and also Southern Tier Hospice.
                  Contributions in Bettie's name may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 1330 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, or the Chemung County SPCA.

GOODRICH David L. [SRGP 88613]

Elmira Heights: age 88, of Hillside Dr., died Sat. Mar. 12th, 2011 at home surrounded by his family. Dave was born Dec. 13th, 1922 in Tioga, PA, a son to the late Vern and Augustus (Heck) Goodrich. He was predeceased by his first wife, Betty Goodrich in 1992, and daughter, Carol Damon in 2005. He is survived by his wife, Norma (Mattison) Goodrich; sons, Glenn Goodrich of Mansfield, PA, Jerry (Dorothy) Goodrich of Oakhurst, NJ, Earl (Sharon) Goodrich of Mansfield, PA, Rick (Jackie) Goodrich of North Chemung, NY, and Greg (Maggie) Goodrich of Elmira Heights, NY; brother, Russell Goodrich of Gillett, PA;11 grandchildren; one great grandchild. Dave is also survived by his wife, Norma's sons and daughters and their families. Dave was a member of Elmwood Baptist Church and retired from Dairy Lea in 1987. He was a member of the Local Teamsters Union and a veteran of WWII, serving in the US Army. Dave was also proud of have had the opportunity to shake the hand of Gen. George Patton during his tour of duty. He was also a member of the American Legion and VFW as well as being an avid hunter and NY Yankee Fan. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St. Horseheads on Wed. Mar. 16th, 2011 from 2-4:00 and 6-8:00 pm. His service will take place in the Elmwood Baptist Church, 230 Elmwood Ave. Elmira Heights, NY on Thurs. Mar. 17th, 2011 at 11:00 am. His burial service will take place in Oakwood Cemetery in Mansfield, PA, where military honors will be accorded. Member of the Teamsters local will gather at the Barber Funeral Home on Wed. at 3:45 pm for their presentation.  Star Gazette – March 15, 2011

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Homer Hager
David Hall
Edward Hayden
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Harriet Hetrick
Eugene Hilfiger
Peggy Hills
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Robert Holland
Clark Judge
Anita Moore
JUDGE Col. Clark Voorheese Judge
who grew up in Mansfield, died on Thursday, May 26, 2011.  While education and career took him away from Pennsylvania, Judge and his family had deep roots in the town.  Born on Oct. 29, 1923, he was the younger son of Wade William Judge and Yolande Clark Judge, who lived at 47 College Ave. His older brother, Tom, died 34 years ago. His father ran the T.W. Judge Company and served as treasurer of the First National Bank of Mansfield and president of the school board, among other civic posts. His mother was a teacher, and served as president of Daughters of the American Revolution, PEO, and other philanthropic and social organizations. All were members of St. James Episcopal Church.   Judge was an accomplished student and athlete and an active member of the Boy Scouts where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He graduated from Mansfield High School, where he earned 13 letters in three years, won numerous tennis and track championships and was a leading scorer on the basketball team. He spent a year at Phillips Exeter Academy where he continued to excel in basketball, tennis, and track. At Dartmouth College (class of '46), he was a member of the National AAU championship two-mile track team and undefeated cross-country team. He was undefeated in the individual two-mile event, winning the Heptagonal and Eastern Intercollegiate championships, and was a member of the New Hampshire state semi-pro basketball championship team. During his years at Dartmouth, Judge joined the Marine Corps and was posted to China. His ship arrived just as the war was ending but he spent several months there and played tennis with top Chinese players. After graduating from Dartmouth, Judge earned a masters degree in history from the University of Pennsylvania, then decided to make the Marine Corps a career.  Military service as an infantry officer meant a life of travel for Judge and his growing family. He saw active duty in the Korean War and the Vietnam War, where he commanded the Fifth Regiment. His postings included Camp Smith in the then Territory of Hawaii, Quantico, Camp Lejeune, and Newport, R.I., where he taught and mentored senior military officers from around the world. Always an active and enthusiastic athlete, Judge continued to compete in tennis tournaments during much of his adult life. After retirement from the Marine Corps in 1973, he and his wife, June Wade Judge, also of Mansfield, made their home in Killingworth, Conn.  Mrs. Judge died in 1997. Col. Judge is survived by three children, Wendy Judge Paulson of Barrington, Ill., Wade William Judge II of Winnetka, Ill., Clark V. Judge, Jr. of New York City; as well as six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  The family asks that any gifts in Col. Judge's memory be made to the Five Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America, 244 West Water St., Elmira, N.Y. 14901.  Wellsboro Gazette – June 2, 2011

US Marine Corps Retired
WWII, Korean and Vietnam Veteran
The Hartford Currant - 1 June 2011
JUDGE, Clark V.
Clark V. Judge of Killingworth died on May 26, 2011 in Chestelm Health Care Nursing Home in Moodus. Judge and his wife June had moved to Killingworth in 1973 after he retired from a 30-year career in the Marine Corps as a full Colonel. Judge was born October 29, 1923 in Mansfield, PA. He was a distinguished student, athlete, and Boy Scout. At Mansfield High School, he earned 13 varsity letters… Read More in three years, won numerous track and tennis championships, and led the basketball team in scoring. In one year at Phillips Exeter Academy, he competed in varsity basketball and track, won the fall tennis tourney, and was named Best All-Around Athlete. Judge's education continued at Dartmouth College (class of '46) and University of Pennsylvania (MA History). A stand-out athlete, he was a member of the undefeated cross-country team that also won the Heptagonal and Eastern Intercollegiate Athletic championships, and a member of the two-mile relay team that won the NYC Knights of Columbus meet, Eastern Intercollegiates, National AAU title, and Penn Relays. Judge was undefeated in the individual 2-mile, winning the Heptagonal and Eastern Intercollegiate championships. He played varsity tennis and was a member of the New Hampshire state semi-pro basketball championship team. At Dartmouth during World War II, Judge joined the Marine Corps in the V-12 program, trained on campus and marched to classes with other enlistees. He eventually decided to make military service his career, and served as an infantry officer in the Korean War and the Vietnam War, where he commanded the Fifth Marines regiment. In retirement years, Col. Judge acted in productions staged by the Chester Community Theater. He also coached the girls' tennis team at Haddam-Killingworth High School. His wife, June, who died in 1997, worked as volunteer librarian at the Killingworth Library. Judge is survived by his three children, Wendy Paulson of Barrington, IL; Wade Judge of Winnetka, IL; and Clark V. Judge, Jr. of New York City, as well as six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family has asked that any gifts in his memory be made to The Nature Conservancy of Connecticut (55 Church Street, Floor 3, New Haven, CT 06510-3029).

Age 85, of Mansfield, PA, died Thursday, May 7, 2009, at Broad Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center in Wellsboro, PA. Anita was born August 18, 1923 in Mansfield, PA, a daughter of Willis and Alice (Winters) Moore. Anita was a retired school teacher from R.B. Walter Elementary School. She was a member of Canoe Camp Church of Christ (Disciples) and had served as the organist. She enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles. Anita is survived by her son, Edward Speary III of Mansfield, PA; three grandchildren, Edward Speary IV, Willis Speary and Wesley Speary; a great-grandson, Harley David Speary; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ray and Vivian Moore of North Carolina, Cecil and Nancy Moore of Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Speary II in 1968. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will follow the viewing at Noon on Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Sharon Littrell officiating. Burial will be in Gray Cemetery, Covington, PA. Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/8/2009

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Richard Morgan
Elizabeth Neal
Dorothy Parker
Richard L. MORGAN, 77, formerly of Elmira, NY and Mainesburg, PA, died January 16, 2000 at Three Rivers Nursing Home, Painted Post, NY.  Richard was born November 30, 1922 in Mainesburg, PA, the son of Ray and Evina Jackson Morgan.  He was the owner/manager of the Canton, PA bowling alley.  He also worked as an auto mechanic and parts manager for garages in the Mansfield and Troy, PA areas as well as owning and driving school buses.  He is survived by brothers, Francis of Mainesburg and Wilbur (Shirley) of Elmira, NY who cared for him for five years, Imogene Winnie of Mainesburg; three nieces and three nephews.  He was predeceased by his wife, Helen Roberts Pousen, in 1980; and a sister Nellie in 1964.  Services were held January 19 at the Wilston Funeral Home in Mansfield with the Rev. Eugene Charsky officiating and burial to be in the State Road Cemetery in Mainesburg.  Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the State Road Baptist Church, c/o Duane Seymour, Mainesburg, PA 16932.
Neal Elizabeth A.
Elizabeth a Neal age 76, of Mansfield died Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro. Born April 15, 1923, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of Dr. Leonard and Estella Husted Neal. She was a graduate of Elmira Business Institute and was a retired seamstress. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mansfield, the Mansfield Business and Professional Women’s Club , the Wellsboro Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Twilight Chapter 475 OES. Preceding her in death were three brothers, Byron, Homer, and William. Surviving her are one sister, Mary Neal of Mansfield; and one brother, Darwin Neal, of Mansfield. Calling hours were held Monday, Oct. 18, at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. Funeral services were held there Monday Oct. 18, with the Rev. Thomas D. Thomas officiating. Burial was made at Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield.
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Myra Precit
Edna Rich Purvis
Ellsworth Schoonover
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Edna Rich Purvis with husband Olin Chamberlain in 2005 

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PURVIS, Edna R. - Edna R. Chamberlain, age 95, of Covington, PA, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Broad Acres Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wellsboro, PA. She was born January 18, 1923 in Sullivan Twp., a daughter of Wilmot and Diantha (Ashley) Purvis. Edna celebrated 66 years of marriage to Olin L. Chamberlain who passed away on January 4, 2008. Together they founded Chamberlain's Bus Service and operated the business for 50 years. Edna was a member of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church. She enjoyed putting puzzles together, farming and driving bus. Edna is survived by 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Bill and Carol of Covington, PA, Le (Ellen Neese) of Surfside, SC, and David Chamberlain of Wayland, NY; a son-in-law, Roger Smith of Mansfield, PA; a sister, Esther Cook of Rochester, NY; 7 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 9 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Sharon Smith in 2015; a daughter-in-law, Barb Chamberlain in 2008; a granddaughter, Kary Chamberlain in 1994; a grandson, Wade Chamberlain in 2016. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A funeral service will follow at 3:00 P.M. at the funeral chapel with her nephew, Rev. Tim Chamberlain officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mainesburg United Methodist Church, 100 Smith Park Rd., Mainesburg, PA 16932. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Mansfield, PA. – Mansfield Gazette, 14 June 2018
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Betty Sherman
Eloise Shoemaker
Flora Smith
Sherman, Betty S. Hinklie
Betty S. 78 , of Mansfield, Pa, June 5, 2002 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, Pa. She was born December 24, 1923 in Mansfield, Pa, the daughter of Harold and Gladys Ames Sherman. Betty retired after over 40 years as owner of The Fashionette Beauty Salon. She was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ’s Disciples, and the Mansfield  Garden Club. Betty was predeceased by her husband, Walter in 1986, and is survived by several nieces and nephews. Private burial will be held at Tioga County Memorial Gardens. A memorial service to celebrate Betty’s life will be announced at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be e-mailed at A service of Gary Wilston Funeral Home 18 N. Main St. Mansfield, Pa.
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Alice Starkey
Shirley Stephens
 Betty Sweely
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Aliene Swingle
Jane Taylor
Mary Thirmann
Aliene Swingle  "Strange"[SRPGP 35587]
85, formerly of Mansfield, PA, died February 20, 2009, at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. She was born October 4, 1923 in Canton, PA, the daughter of Richard and Marion Cott Swingle. Aliene retired from teaching school in Pine City, NY, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield, PA. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Rochelle Strange of Mansfield, PA; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Marcus and Anita Strange of Blossburg, PA, Dr. Joseph and Randi Strange of Fredericksburg, VA; 10 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell, on June 21, 1992; her parents; her stepfather, William Allinger; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Sarah Swingle; a sister and brother-in-law, Theora and William Sullivan. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Monday from Noon to 1:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow there Monday at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Dennis Crumb officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. Memorial contributions in Aliene's memory may be made to the Mansfield Ambulance Assoc., 381 S. Main St., Mansfield, or the Mansfield Free Public Library, 71 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933
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Louise Thompson
John Arthur Tice
Erma Tickner
                Louise T. "Peep" Walker, 79, a life long resident of Mansfield who made her home at the "Wrens Nest," died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Soldiers and  Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.   Born March 2, 1923, in Blossburg, "Peep" as she was affectionately known, was the daughter of Casper Morris and Emma Louise Lyon Thompson.  She married Joseph Dewitt Walker on Aug. 20, 1942, and he died June 19,  1969.  She was involved in local history, very proud of her families contribution to the  Mansfield community, possessed a great love of her country and our flag.   "Peep" had a special relationship with her home, "The Wrens Nest," the people  that passed through it, the children that were raised in it, the friends that visited there, the endless accounts of history that occurred there, and even the animals  that shared the property with her. "Peep" is now part of that proud history, she   cherished at "The Wrens Nest."   Preceding her in death were her brother, Casper Morris Thompson, and her  sister, Mary Swan McElroy.    Surviving are her loving children, sons and daughters-in-law, Major Allen LyonWalker USA (retired) and MaryAnn Walker of Rockledge, and Chief Joseph  and Linda Walker of Hughesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Daniel Shipe of Wellsboro and Amy and Mark Murdough of Elmira, N.Y.;  grandchildren, Heather Walker, Holly (Craig) Cline, Iain Walker, Alexandra  Murdough; a brother, Joseph S. Thompson of Mansfield; along with several   nieces, nephews and cousins, including a nephew, Major General Stephen M. McElroy USAF (retired) and a niece, Louise Thompson Cummings.   Family and friends will be received at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments P.C., 637 S. Main Street, Mansfield, on Saturday, March 9, from noon to 2 p.m.  Funeral services will be held there following services at 2 p.m. and graveside committal services at Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield.  Memorial donations may be made to the Veterans Memorial Park Fund, c/o 102  West Wellsboro Street, Mansfield, PA 16933; or the Samaritan House, 3Morgan Terrace, Wellsboro, PA 16901.   Services are under the direction of Caywood's Funeral Home and Gardens, Southport, N.Y

Tice, John Arthur
A longtime resident of the Elmira community passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility following declining health. Mr. Tice was 88. Born on October 21, 1924, in Mainesburg, PA, John was the son of the late Philip and Louise Palmer Tice. In service to his country, he served in the US Marine Corps during WWII. John was employed by Eclipse/Bendix where he served in various capacities, including manufacturing engineer and plant engineer. He was a longtime member of the First Church of the Nazarene, 1136 Broadway, Southport/Elmira where family and friends will be received on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 6-7 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. Surviving is his loving wife, Ruby G. Tice, and family: Joan and James Lee, Joyce and Timothy Thomas, Jerry and Connie Tice, Jeannine and David Fife, and Janice and Dale Ball; grandchildren, Kristina, Kenneth, Sarah Beth, Jeremy, Evan, Jamie, Ashley, David, Michael, Matthew, and Brian. The family expresses great appreciation to neighbors, care-givers, hospital/medical personnel, and many friends, for their care and love through the last few years and especially in recent weeks. Those who wish to remember John may want to contribute in his honor to Nazarene Compassionate Ministries. Published in Star-Gazette on December 3, 2012

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John Arthur Tice in 2005 with wife Ruby Wood and four daughters. 
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Dewey Webster
Mary E. Whitehouse
Ermel Williams
 Ermel Williams Spencer, 71, of Prospect St., Troy, PA, died Thursday, August 25, 1994 at home after an extended illness. She was born in Mansfield July 8, 1923, daughter of Lynn and Jennie Connelly Williams. She was a member of the Troy First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Spencer was formerly a medical secretary for Dr. L.W. Brown of Troy. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Phillip; sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin and Sherry Spencer of Alba and Timothy and Rhonda Spencer of Corning, NY; daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Jim Warren of Blossburg, PA; stepparents, Emmett and Doris Williams Jones of Punta Gorda, FL; a sister, Nellie Tears of Troy; grandsons, Kevin Spencer of Hershey, PA and Keith Spencer of Arlington, VA; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held August 29 at Troy First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Guy Camp officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.  Arrangements were by the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy. Memorials may be directed to Guthrie Hospice, RR 2, Box 82, Towanda, PA 18848. (TGR, Thursday, September 1, 1994)
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Gordon Wood
Margaret Wood
WOOD - Margaret (Peggy) Utter [SRGP 80745]
              Margaret (Peggy) Utter, of Greene, died July 9, 2002 at the NYS Veteran's Home, Oxford.  She was born on October 19, 1922 in Mansfield, Pa.  She is survived by her sister, Josephine Miller, Blossberg, Pa.; her sister-in-law, Margaret Wood; her daughter Mary and Larry Collins, Himrod; sons, Kent and Jessie Garringer, Greene, James (Doc) Garringer, N.C.; her grandchildren, Kristen and Jamie Jamison,  Pat, Bobby and John Collins, Kent C. and Regina Garringer, Pam and Craig Kizukiewicuz, and Eric and Terri Garringer, and Freas Garringer; great-grandchildren, Thomas, Ashley, Allison, Katie, Zackary, Kaleb and Hannah. She retired from Willow Point Nursing Home, Vestal.  She loved wrestling and enjoyed watching her sons and grandsons wrestle.  At her request there will be no services.  She suggested that memorial contributions may be made to the Greene Wrestling Club, PO Box 553, Greene, N.Y. 13778, which she loved and followed very closely.  Arrangements are being provided by the Behe Funeral Home, Oxford. Memorial Obituary
Press & Sun-Bulletin  July 13, 2002"
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Gordon Wood and Nipper in 1998
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