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Mansfield High School Class of 1942
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..
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From 1942 Re-Echo Yearbook - This is the ONLY year I have discovered that the yearbook was not called the Manscript
Curriculum - CP= College Prep; HE= Home Economics; Cm = Commercial;  Ac = Academic; Vo = Vocational
Surname First Name Year Spouse
Alden Franklin 1942 CP  
Aldrich Sylvene 1942 HE Earle Pratt 05245 1924-2016 Watson Cemetery
Baker Margaretta 1942 CP Walter Swezey 85552 1924-2010 Oakwood Cemetery
Baynes Richard 1942 CP   39470 -2013
Beagle Ellery 1942 CP Shirley Sours 82576 1924-2008 Prospect Cemetery
Benson  Arlene 1942 CP Loren Hakes, Deo Carlyle 03548 1924-2016
Bogh Vibeke 1942 HE Bailey 61199 1924-2014
Bolt Crystal 1942 Cm Anthony Clements 04747 1924-
Brace Betty 1942 HE MacDonald
Bradshaw William 1942 Pauline Schanbacher  83397 1924-2017
Bunn Dorothy 1942 CP James Hall 80821 1924-1994 Tioga C. Memorial Gardens
Burton Donna 1942 HE Fleming
Caracciolo Louise 1942 CP Orey Crippen 72439 1924-1993
Case William 1942 CP Same as Bill Bradshaw  83397
Colby Lester 1942 Ac Marjorie Stevens  54394 1923-2000
Cole Charles 1942 CP  
Cole Keith 1942 Vo Wilma Allen, Elizabeth Macie  22766 1924-1991 Prospect Cemetery
Collins Betty 1942 CP Strickland
Costley Marie 1942 HE Fuller
Dart Douglas 1942 CP Ellen Booth 82715 1924-2012
Doane Joe 1942 CP  
Doughton Betty 1942 CP Morgan Kelts 81030
Farrer John 1942 CP Marieta Goodwin  83197 1924-1994 Oakwood Cemetery
Fralic Norma 1942 Cm William Roberts, Storms 54223 1924-2012
Goodall Jean 1942 HE Rich 87002 1924-1990 Oakwood Cemetery
Hagar Willard 1942 CP   31626 1924-2010
Hoard Dorothy 1942 CP Overcash
Jenkins Stuart 1942   46608 1922-2014 Oak Hill Cemetery
Jupenlaz Betty 1942 HE Joseph Suszko 40425
Luke Dolores 1942 CP  
Luke Irene 1942 Cm Kwasneski d. 2010 St.Mary's, Wellsboro
Madigan Janice 1942 CP William Kennedy 34833
McClure Christine 1942 CP Boughton 26143
Mold William 1942 CP  
Palmer Dale 1942 CP Helen Seeley 16106
Palmer Katherine 1942 HE Lawrence Meisel 25845
Rarrick Deyo 1942 CP Dora Decker  16181 1924-1993 Maple Grove
Rose Gordon 1942 Ac   27777
Rumsey Elizabeth 1942 CP Herman Seelye 06263 1924-2005 Oakwood Cemetery
Rundell Helen 1942 Cm William Simcoe 37266
Seeley Helen 1942 CP Dale Palmer  08626 1924-
Steadman . Mary D 1942 CP Rothrock
Stiles Edward 1942 Ac  
Stout Ruth 1942 HE Paul Maneval 83449
Thomas Irene 1942 Cm Ermin Dunkelberger  24416 1924-1980 Bradford CMG
Weiskopff Ernestine 1942 HE   83451
Whitehouse Mary E 1942 Cm Baker
Wilson Mary J 1942 CP   21715
Wilson Richard 1942 Vo Collette - Unknown  54579 1924-2007 Oakwood Cemetery
Young  Charles 1942 CP  
Franklin Alden Sylvene Aldrich Margaretta Baker

ALDRICH, Sylvene B. (SRGP 05245) - Sylvene B. Pratt, 91, of Roseville, passed away Aug. 28, 2016, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, N.Y. She was born Sept. 27, 1924, in Covington, the daughter of Elmer and Leona Ingalls Aldrich. Sylvene was a retiree of St. Joseph's Hospital, a member of the Daggett United Methodist Church, and the Mansfield Hose Company Auxiliary. She had also volunteered at St. Joseph's Hospital for 52 years. Sylvene is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Frank VanDelinder of Millerton; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Bill and Eula Pratt of Horseheads, N.Y., Larry Pratt of Philadelphia, Gary and Mary Helen Pratt of Millerton; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. She was predeceased by her husband, Earle in 1986; her sister, Florilla Shaw; her brothers, Elmo and Barrett Aldrich; her grandson, Joshua; and her great-grandson, Benjamin. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St. Mansfield, Thursday, Sept. 1, 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will follow there at 7 p.m., with Pastor Jennifer Wolfe officiating. Burial will be in Roseville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Sylvene's memory may be made to Care First, 3805 Meads Creek Road, Painted Post, N.Y. 14870; the Daggett United Methodist Church, 84 Church St., Millerton, Pa. 16936; or the Mansfield Hose Co., Auxiliary 378 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. 16933.  The Pratt family wishes to extend a sincere thank-you to the hospice team and the 5th floor nurses at St. Joseph's Hospital for the loving care shown to their mother. -  Mansfield Gazette, August 31, 2016

BAKER, Margaretta - Margaretta Gret Swezey, age 85, of Mansfield, PA, died on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 in the Williamsport Hospital, Williamsport, PA. Gret was born on December 24, 1924, a daughter of George R. and Mildred (Bennett) Baker. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Swezey on September 15, 1994. Gret was the matriarch of the Baker family. Prior to her retirement, she was employed for 57 years with the Pennysaver. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and enjoyed friends, family, her church and gardening. Gret is survived by two sisters-in-law, Mary Jane Baker of Williamsport, PA, Jeanne Baker of Covington, PA; the following nieces and nephews: Walter Tiger Baker, Terri Krohn, James Baker, Jon Michael Baker, Lori Demchak, Kim Schmitz, Amy Meyer and several great nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Walter, she was also predeceased by one sister, Evelyn Baker on March 5, 2010 and two brothers, George Walter Baker on Oct. 13, 2008 and Clarence John Baker on Sept. 18, 2009. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, September 25, 2010 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A memorial service will be held immediately following calling hours at 4:00 PM at the funeral home with the Rev. Steve Case officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. Memorial contributions may be made in Grets name to the First Baptist Church, Main Street, Mansfield, PA 16933. - Buckheit Funeral Chapel, September 23, 2010

Richard Baynes
Ellery Beagle
Arlene Benson
BAYNES Richard Calvin Baynes
Colonel USAF (Ret), died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Irvine, Calif., at 88 years old. He was born May 6, 1924. in Mansfield.Richard grew up in Mansfield where he was an Eagle Scout and a track and field and basketball star at Mansfield High School. In 1942, at age 18 he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps and began flight training. At his graduation from Advanced Flight Training, he was selected as Outstanding Athlete of his class, and given his wings by Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker.  He piloted a B-24 Liberator bomber in World War II with the 466th Bomb Group, and brought his crew of 10 back safely from 35 missions. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters. Following the war, Richard graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a degree in civil engineering. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and the Phalanx Honor Society. In his professional career, Richard was the executive vice president of Sales and Marketing at Revere Copper and Brass and at Reading Industries, before establishing Reading Sales, West in California. Richard also authored two books, The Life and Ancestry of John Thistlethwaite Baynes, and Replacement Crew about his training and combat experience in World War II. An active volunteer and leader, Richard served as president and director of the Eighth Air Force Historical Society, president of the 466th Bomb Group Association, president of the Silver Falcons, secretary and director of Gen. Curtis LeMay Chapter of the 8th AFHS, chairman of the 60th International Anniversary of the B-24, chairman of the 2nd Air Division Regional Reunions for 14 years, member of the Order of Daedalians, and recipient of the RPI Albert Fox Demers medal. Richard is predeceased by his loving wife of 53 years, Margaret Hoefner Baynes, and recently predeceased by his wife of three years, Mary Reinhardt. He is survived by his older brother, John Henry; his three children, Beverly Tomb (Doug) of Falls Church, Va., Caroline Harkins (Daniel) of Newport Beach, Calif., Robert Baynes (Laurie) of Alamo, Calif., and his three grandchildren, Jessica Harkins Brown (Andrew), Taylor Harkins and J. Liam Baynes.  Richard will be remembered for his service to our country and his love and devotion to his family and friends.  A memorial service will be held on a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.   Wellsboro Gazette – February 1, 2013

BEAGLE, Ellery I.
Age 83, of Mansfield, PA, died Tuesday, January 15, 2008, at his home in Mansfield, PA. Ellery was born on March 17, 1924 in Arnot, PA, the son of James and Hazel Beagle. He was a graduate of Mansfield High School, served in combat in the European Theater during WWII. He married his wife Shirley Sours on June 2, 1948. They would have observed their 60th wedding anniversary on June 2, 2008. Ellery was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mansfield, PA. He had been employed as a meat cutter at Mudge's Grocery Market, and later, following the death of Pete Mudge, became a partner with Irene Mudge. Later still, the business became "Ellery's Market". Finally, he became a government meat inspector. He had a passion for sports and became the sponser and coach for the "Mansfield Ravens" basketball team and the "Ravens" softball team. The basketball team became well known for its outstanding record in competition with other area teams, especially in Elmira and Williamsport. For many years, he was an avid deer hunter, golfer and snowmobiler. In retirement, he took great pride in the care of his home and property. Though he and Shirley had no children of their own, Ellery took great interest in the children of the community and encouraged their participation in sports. Ellery is survived by his wife, Shirley; cousins, David and Geraldine Lapp, Dennis and Nancy Johnson, all of Horseheads, NY, Danny and Shari Grafius of Elmira, NY. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and two sisters. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Sunday, January 20, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Academy St., Mansfield, PA 16933.. Published in the Star-Gazette from 1/17/2008 - 1/18/2008.

BENSON, Arlene - Arlene Wanda Carlyle, 91, of Sayre, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Green Home in Wellsboro, following an extended illness. She was born on Dec. 10, 1924, in Covington, the daughter of the late Ralph H. and Doris (Mudge) Benson. Arlene graduated from Mansfield High School in 1942 and then attended Elmira Business Institute from 1942-1943. She married Deo G. Carlyle on June 12, 1952, celebrating 56 years of marriage before Deo's passing in 2008. Arlene was an office clerk at Claverack Rural Electric in Wysox, retiring Dec. 31, 1979. She was a member of the Sayre United Methodist Church and attended the First Baptist Church in Wellsboro after moving to that area. She was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution, and the Athens Senior Citizens. She is predeceased by her husband Deo G. Carlyle; aunts, Marion Kennedy and Rachel Carson. Arlene is survived by her brother and sister-in-law W.R. "Bud" and Rose Benson of Covington; aunt, Dorna Heyler of Westfield; nieces, Dena Benson of Covington, Carla Jungquist of Canandaigua, N.Y., Elizabeth Quetschenbach of Hilton, N.Y.; great-nieces, Sara and Jeff Herbst of Blossburg, Danielle Jungquist and Andy Wielgosz of Rochester, N.Y.; great-nephews, Eric and Nicki Gee of Mansfield, Brian and Colleen Jungquist of Florida; many great-great-nieces and nephews, and several cousins.Graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 26, at 10:30 a.m., at Tioga Point Cemetery, 803 North Main St., Athens, with the the Rev. Jeff McCleary officiating. The family is being assisted by Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Athens. Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  -  Mansfield Gazette, March 23, 2016

Vibeke Bogh
Crystal Bolt Betty Brace
BOGH –VIBEKE BOGH BAILEY, 89, of Mansfield, PA, passed away March 31, 2014 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. She was born August 15, 1924 in Sindahl, Denmark, the daughter of Laurits Johannes & Edith Rasmussen Bogh, and moved with her parents to Mansfield in 1929. Vibeke was a graduate of Mansfield High School Class of '42, and the retired owner of Bogh's Flowers & Greenhouses. She is survived by her daughter, Lise Bailey of Mansfield, PA, four nephews and one niece, all of Elmira, NY, and numerous friends and family in Oregon, Washington, Ohio, & Denmark. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl Robertson Bailey in 1990, and her younger sister, Karen Margaretha Noonan. Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of her family. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/2/2014
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Bill Bradshaw Dorothy Bunn
Donna Burton

BUNN, Dorothy J. [SRGP 80821] – Dorothy J. Hall, 69, of Mansfield RR#3 died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1993, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born April 29, 1924, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of Jay L. and Rose Morey Bunn. She was a member of the Holy Child Catholic Church, Mansfield,, and was a retired employee of the Mansfield University. Surviving besides her mother of Mansfield are one son, J. Scott Hall of Springville; one sister, Betty Rieppel of Mansfield; two grandsons; three nieces. There were no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Holy Child Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael Finn officiating. Burial was made at Tioga County Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the Tioga Chapter of the American Cancer Society, 5 East Ave., Wellsboro, PA 16901. Arrangements were handled by the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield. – Wellsboro Gazette, 27 October 1993, p.38

Louise Caracciolo
William Case a.k.a. Bill Bradshaw Lester Colby
CARACCIOLO - Louise C. Crippen, 69, of E. New Hampshire Ave., Deland, Fla., died Wednesday, June 2, 1993, at Florida Hospital South, Orlando, Fla. Born in Mansfield, she moved from Miami, Fla., in 1948 She attended St. Peter’s Catholic Church. She was a former member of the Deleon Lioness Club and a member of Sherwood Medical Retirees Group. She was a retired bookkeeper at Sherwood Medical for 17 years. Surviving are her husband, Orey W. Crippen; one daughter, JoyAnn Crippen of Deltona, Fla.; one son, Bill Crippen of Deland, Fla.; one sister, Catherine Watkins of Blossburg; three grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by the Lankford Funeral Home, Deland, Fla. - Wellsboro Gazette, June 9, 1993.

Bradshaw, William Case

William Case Bradshaw died on September 6, 2017 at Wellsboro Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, surrounded by loved ones. Bill earned a B. S. in Education from the then Mansfield State Teacher's College and Dartmouth College, and subsequently a Masters of Education Degree from Mansfield University. He served four years in the U. S. Navy as an officer candidate in Flight Training and Aviation Ordnance. Bill spent his early career in the construction industry, and in a 20-year period designed, planned and built numerous facilities in Mansfield and the surrounding area. He worked for 25 years as a faculty member and administrator at the Penn College of Technology (formerly Williamsport Area Community College), where he designed several innovative educational programs. Bill was the Mansfield Chamber's Max Colegrove Citizen of the Year in 2007 for his service to his community, including the Mansfield Lions Club, the Mansfield Hose Company & Ambulance Association, Mansfield Borough Council and Planning Commission, the Red Cross, United Way, the Parent Teachers Association and other civic organizations.

Bill was a member of the Lions Club for 69 years, and was awarded the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania Counsellor's Distinguished Award for Community Leadership and Service. As a member of the Lions Club, Bill was co-chair of the Eyeglass Committee and initiated numerous fundraising efforts for a variety of community projects. He was a Lions Club board member for 20 years, zone chairman for four years and served two years as Deputy Governor of District 14-G. Bill served as president of the Cooperative Education Association of Pennsylvania, and was a Vice-president of the Pennsylvania Vocational Cooperative Education Association. He was a life member of the Mansfield Hose Company and a charter member of the Mansfield Ambulance Association. Bill chaired the 4th of July Antique/Vintage Auto Show. He served on the Vestry of St. James Episcopal Church. Bill directed the Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame and was inducted there in 2016.

Bill was member of the Sports Car Club of America and the Glen Region Sports Car Club for nearly 60 years. He held many positions in these two clubs including Assistant Regional Director, Rally Master, Chief Grid Steward, and Divisional Safety Administrator. He received divisional and national recognition over the years in the form of several awards. The 1st William Bradshaw Award for the SCCA Pro Rally series was established in 2004. Bill enjoyed hunting and fishing in the Pine Creek area, and loved to explore the wonders of nature with friends and family. He loved telling stories, dancing, and feeding the birds. Bill was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Pauline Schanbacher Bradshaw, in 2003. He is survived by his three children and their spouses, four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in William Case Bradshaw's name to the St. James Episcopal Church, 18 W. Wellsboro St., Mansfield, PA 16933; the  American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St.,Williamsport, PA 17701; and to the Red Cross, 320 E. 3rd St., Williamsport, PA 17701 - specifically for hurricane victims. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at St. James Episcopal Church, E. Wellsboro St., Mansfield, PA with Rev. Rowena Gibbons officiating. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family

COLBY - Lester E. Colby, 76, of Oak St., Warsaw, N.Y., formerly of Wyoming, N.Y., died Sunday, April 23, 2000, at Wyoming County Community Hospital, Warsaw. Born June 9, 1923, in Elmira, N.Y., he was the son of Leonard and Cornelia Celmer Colby. For many years he owned and operated Lester Colby Construction in Wyoming, N.Y. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Wyoming Hook and Ladder Co., Wyoming Exempt Firemen, American Legion, Wyoming Sportsmen's Club and was an avid baseball and softball player and was a former Little League coach. He was a former Middlebury town clerk and a former member of Wyoming Village Board. Preceding him in death were two brothers, Louis Colby and Donald Colby. Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Marjorie Stevens Colby; and several nieces and nephews. There are no calling hours. Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. at Robinson and Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw. Burial will be made at Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, N.Y. Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Family Care, 550 E. Main St., Batavia, N.Y. 14020. - Wellsboro Gazette, May 3, 2000

Charles Cole Keith Cole
Betty Collins

COLE - KEITH T. COLE - The funeral will be Saturday for Keith T. Cole, 67, of 200 North Academy Street, Mansfield, who died Wednesday, April 17, 1991, in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. He was the father of Roy D. Cole, of this city. He was the retired director of security at Mansfield University. He also was employed at the Pennsylvania Railroad, Elmira, NY, for 18 years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. Cole was a member of the Friendship Lodge 247, F&AM, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6757, and Corey Creek County Club, Mansfield. He was a life member of the First Baptist Church, Mansfield, and was serving on the church Diaconate Board.. Born Feb. 16, 1924, in Mansfield, he was a son of Tom R. and Jessie Cleveland Cole. Surviving, besides his son, are hi wife, the former Elizabeth Maciel; three sons, David M. Thompson of Mansfield, Donald D. Thompson of Orange City, Fla., and Terry N. Thompson of Athens, PA; three brothers, Harry of Mansfield, Cassius of Baltimore, Md., and Alston of San Jose, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Harriet Colegrove of Mansfield, Mrs. Luella Townsend of Bradenton, Fla., and Mrs. Mary Wheeler of Leesburg, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at 1 pm at the church, North Academy and Sherwood Streets, with the Rev. Benjamin E. Nevin, his pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery. Friends may call at Scureman's, 130 South Main Street, Mansfield, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Friday. The family will provide the flowers.

Marie Costley Douglas Dart
Joe Doane
DART H. Douglas "Doug" Dart
88, of Mansfield, Pa., died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, Pa. Doug was born April 27, 1924, in Wellsboro, Pa., a son of Hiram and Ruth (Thompson) Dart. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ellen (Booth) Dart.  Doug was employed as an electrical contractor for Dyer Electric for 17 years. Following that employment he became the head of refrigeration and air conditioning in the maintenance department of Mansfield University for 17 years and drove for Endless Mountains Transportation Authority (EMTA) for 17 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II and served as Commander of Post 478 of the American Legion. Doug served as the local Commander (Mansfield) and National Commander for Dad's of Foreign Service Veterans. He was instrumental in designing and building the Mansfield Veteran's Memorial Park for which he received the Max Colegrove Citizen of the Year Award in 2005 which is sponsored by The Greater Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce. Doug was a member of the Mansfield Library Board, a founding member of the Mansfield Area Recreation Association (MARA) and served as a former assistant chief for the Mansfield Fire Department. He also served several terms as judge of elections for Mansfield Borough. Doug attended the First Baptist Church of Mansfield. Doug is survived by his wife, Ellen; three sons and a  aughter-in-law, Bruce and Nancy Dart of Mansfield, Pa., Larry Booth Dart of Virginia Beach, Va., Timothy Dart of Mansfield, Pa.; a daughter, Sue Ellen Nieland of Rosemount, Minn.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Steven Douglas Dart in 1999 and his wife, Deborah Dart.  Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. A memorial service will be held immediately following calling hours at the funeral chapel at 3 p.m. with Rev. Steven C. Case and Rev. Rowena Gibbons officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Doug's memory to the Mansfield Veterans Memorial Park, c/o the American Legion Post No. 478, P.O. Box 75, Mansfield, PA 16933. Wellsboro Gazette – January 3, 2013
Betty Doughton John Farrer
Norma Fralic

Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield
FARRER - John K. Farrer, 69, of Mansfield RR#3 died Sunday, June 5, 1994, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Dec. 1, 1924, in Blossburg, he was the son of Philip and Constance Kohler Farrer. He was a retired postmaster. He served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II, and during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Mansfield; member and past master of Friendship Lodge #247 F&AM; member of the Coudersport Consistory; charter member of the Mansfield Hose Company. He was a trustee and board member of the Wheel Inn and a member and former treasurer of Corey Creek Golf Club. He was an avid fan of Penn State football. Surviving are his wife of 51 years, the former Marieta Goodwin; three sons, Gerald of Mansfield, John of Horseheads, NY, and James of Elmira Heights, NY; one daughter, Linda Doud of Mansfield; one brother, Thomas of Mansfield; one sister, Mary Lou Townsend of Mansfield; one brother-in-law, Chester Goodwin of Tioga; nine grandchildren. Friends may call at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, on Wednesday, June 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friendship Lodge #247 F&AM will conduct services at 8:45 p.m. Services will be held there Thursday, June 9, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Thomas D. Thomas officiating. Burial with military rites will be held at Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First United Presbyterian Church of Mansfield, the American Cancer Society or to the charity of one’s choice. - Wellsboro Gazette, June 8, 1994

Fralic, Norma [SRGP 54223] Norma F. Storms, 87, of Imbler, died at her residence on Tuesday, July 24. No services are being planned at this time. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Norma was born in Mansfield, Pa., to Henry W. Fralic and Elva E. O’Dell Fralic on September 23, 1924. She grew up and graduated from high school in Mansfield. In 1945 she married William B. Roberts. In 1965 she married James R. Storms. She lived in Hillsboro, Ore., before she moved to Lopez, Wash., where she lived for 30 years prior to moving to Imbler nine years ago.
Norma was a bookkeeper before her retirement. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, painting, and gardening as well as golfing, boating and collecting antiques. She was a member of the Lopez Country Club.
Surviving her are two children, Judy (Rodney) Payant of Elgin; Rip Roberts of Imbler; one sister in law Mrs. Bob (Joyce) Fralic of Lopez, Wash.; 3 grandchildren, Lori Cooney and Kara Meyers of Joseph; Frank Kee of La Grande and 7 great grandchildren. Norma was preceded in death by her husband James; two sons Brad and Mike Roberts; brother Bob Fralic and her parents, Henry and Elva.

Jean Goodall
Willard Hagar
Dorothy Hoard
GOODALL – Jean Goodall Rich [SRGP 87002], 65, formerly of Mansfield, of Willows, Calif., died Monday, Jan. 15, 1990, in San Francisco, Calif., after a short illness. Born July 13, 1924 in Endicott, NY, she was the daughter of Wade and Prudence Bailey Goodall. Preceding her in death was her husband, James E. Rich; and a brother, William Goodall. Surviving are three sons, Jim, Frank and John, all of California; two sisters, Diane and Mary Ann; six grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held at the Holy Child Church, Mansfield, at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19. – Wellsboro Gazette, January 17, 1990

HAGAR - Claude Willard - Claude W. Hagar, 86, of 1217 Mulberry St., Montoursville and a guest at Valley View Nursing Center, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at the home. He was born Jan. 9, 1924, in Richmond Township, Tioga, Pa., a son of Claude L. and Jennie Bly Hagar. Claude retired in 1983 from Edwards Motor Transit, where he worked as a bus mechanic, and had also worked for Susquehanna Transit. He was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War, and was a member of the V.F.W Post No. 6757 in Mansfield. He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Montoursville; the Eureka Lodge No. 335 and the Williamsport Consistory. He enjoyed woodworking and watching sports on T.V. Claude was married to C. Esther Egli, with whom he was married to for 54 years. Surviving, besides his wife, are nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by ten brothers and sisters. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville, with Rev. James R. Bramer officiating.  Interment will follow in Montoursville Cemetery.  Friends will be received on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund at Bethany Lutheran Church, 369 Broad St., Montoursville, PA 17754.

Betty Jupenlaz Dolores Luke Irene Luke
JENKINS, Stuart C. - Stuart C. Jenkins, age 92, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at The Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. Stuart was born April 24, 1922 in Rutland Twp., Tioga County, PA, a son of Earl and Hattie (Brown) Jenkins. He was the widow of Lorraine (Rought) Jenkins. Stuart worked as a heavy equipment operator for Armco from 1963 to 1977. He had owned and operated a sawmill. Stuart was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church, enjoyed playing baseball when he was younger, gardening, mowing the lawn on his Ferguson tractor, cutting wood, and watching baseball. Stuart is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Pam Jenkins of Mansfield, PA; a sister and brother-in-law, Roberta and John Eck of Montoursville, PA; 3 grandchildren, Corey (Jenna) Jenkins, Steven (Janet) Smith, William R. (Heather) Smith; 6 great grandchildren, Paige Jenkins, Evan Smith, Emma Smith, William Smith, Skye Jenkins, Anna Jane Smith; a sister-in-law, Janet Jenkins of Roseville, PA; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Lorraine; 2 brothers, Lester "Big Daddy" Jenkins, and Lewis Jenkins; a grandson, Cody Jenkins. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 P.M. at the funeral chapel with Pastor Joe Alkire officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, PA. – Wellsboro Gazette, July 9, 2014

LUKE Irene Helen Kwasneski, Greece, died Oct. 19, 2010, at age 85. Irene was predeceased by her husband, Edward Kwasneski; sisters, Dolores Thomas and Leona Berzinski. She is survived by her children, Ronald (Lori) Kwasneski, Ann (Robert) Barrows; grandchildren, Kevin, Bianca, Christopher and Jennifer; several nephews, cousins and many dear friends. Friends may call Sunday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Vay-Schleich and Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, Oct. 25, 9 a.m. at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Her graveside service will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Cemetery, Blossburg (please meet family at the grave). In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory.  Wellsboro Gazette - October 22, 2010 (Mansfield High School Graduate 1942 - Luke Irene 1942 Cm Kwasneski)

Janice Madigan Christine McClure William Mold
Dale Palmer Katherine Palmer Deyo Rarrick
RARRICK, Deyo C. – Deyo c. Rarrick, 69, of 819 Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY, died Friday, Dec. 17, 1993. Born March 5, 1924, in Elmira, NY, he was the son of Leo and Lena Allen Rarrick. He was a veteran of World War II, serving his country with the US Army. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Horseheads, the Clarence R. Oliver American Legion Post #154, the Horseheads Old Oak Masonic Lodge #364, the Cashemere Grotto and a Corning Consistory. He was an avid golfer and member of the Mark Twain Golf Course and Dewbirds, and has had two hole-in-ones. He was a retired employee of Purolator in Elmira Heights, NY. Surviving are his wife, Dora Decker Rarrick; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Joseph Hartman of Elmira, NY, and Barbara and Robert Koernig of Roaring Branch; one son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Marcia Rarrick of Stevensville, Mich.; seven grandchildren, including his grandson, Albert Comfort who resided with his grandparents; one brother, Donald Rarrick of Pine City, NY; several brother and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Friends called at the VanBuskirk Lynch Funeral Home, Horseheads, NY, on Monday, Dec. 20, where the American Legion Post #154, the Horseheads Old Oak Masonic Lodge #364 and the Cashemere Grotto all held memorial services. Services were held there Tuesday, Dec. 21, with the Rev. E. Gene Callihan officiating. Burial was made at Maple Grove Cemetery, where full military honors were accorded. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 530 W. Church St., Elmira, NY 14905 – Wellsboro Gazette, December 22, 1993
Gordon Rose Elizabeth Rumsey
Helen Rundell
RUMSEY - SEELYE Listed on 03/11/05
Elizabeth L. Age 81, of Canton, PA, died on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at Broad Acres Nursing Home. She was born on February 2, 1924 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late Walter and Iva (Moore) Rumsey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman A. Seelye. Elizabeth was a member of the Canton Church of Christ. Prior to her retirement, she was co-owner of Seelye's Electrical Company. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Suzanne Seelye of Canton, PA, Gary Seclye and wife, Mary of Brownsville, PA, Carl Seelye and wife, Ann of York, PA; six grandchildren, Craig Seelye and wife, Kara of York, PA, Jill Seelye of Belcamp, MD, Joel Seelye of Pittsburgh, PA, and Nathan, Joshua and Bethany Seelye of Brownsville, PA; two sisters, Lois Peters of Dallas, TX, Bonnie Longley of Park Forest, IL; three brothers, Jerald Rumsey and wife, Deanna of Mansfield, PA, Richard Rumsey and wife, Alma of Anderson, SC, James Rumsey and wife, Elsie of Canton, PA; a sister-in-law, Ann Rumsey of Perry, NY; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Friends will be received at the Morse-Kleese Funeral Home, Center Street, Canton, PA, on Saturday, March 12, from 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the Canton Church of Christ on Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. David B. Morris officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to The American Diabetes Association, PO BOX 1833, Merrifield, VA 22116-8033, or to the Canton Church of Christ, 40 North Minnequa Ave., Canton, PA 17724. American Lung Association, 738 S. Main Street, Scranton, PA.
Helen Seeley Mary D. Steadman Edward Stiles
Ruth Stout
Irene Thomas
Ernestine Weiskopff
STOUT Ruth E. Maneval
86, formerly of Mansfield, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at the Green Home Inc., Wellsboro. She was born May 29, 1924, in Mansfield, the daughter of Fred and Beatrice Canfield Stout.  Ruth was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield. She was a Red Cross volunteer for a number of years, serving with the Gray Ladies at the Wellsboro Hospital. Ruth also volunteered with the Bradford-Tioga Head Start Program. She was a graduate of Mansfield High School Class of 1942 and prior to marriage was employed by the Artistic Card Company. Ruth was everyone's aunt. She especially enjoyed children. She was devoted to her husband, her home and her pets. Her's was a spirit of perspicuous gentleness. She could turn a simple event into a celebration. Yard sales at Maneval's were renown.  Ruth was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Paul, in February 2008, and his sister, Sara Wright.  Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, Thursday, Dec. 30, 11 a.m. to noon. Funeral services will follow there Thursday at noon with the Rev. Joy Hulslander officiating. Burial will be in Salem - St. Paul Cemetery.  Wellsboro Gazette - December 27, 2010

THOMAS - DUNKLEBLRGER, Irene Gertrude:  Age 55 of Millerton RD 2, Sunday, February 3, 1980 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield Tuesday 2-5 p.m. Funeral Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Roseville United Methodist Church, Rev. James W. Garthoff and Rev. Harry Krause officiating. Burial in Bradford County Memorial Park in Towanda. Survived by husband Ermin; sons, James of Columbia Crossroads and Thomas of Mansfield RD 2; sister, Mrs. Wayne (Elaine) Strange of Mainesburg; brothers, Donald of Millville, Pa., Douglas and Clifford of Mansfield, Lee of Wyoming, Robert of Mainesburg; three grandchildren. She was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church. She was born November 21, 1924 in Nelson, Pa. the daughter of Clarence and Mary Finch Thomas. The family will furnish flowers.  Those who wish may make donations to the Roseville United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Mary N. Whitehouse Mary J. Wilson Richard Wilson
Richard E. 82, of Mansfield, PA, died December 29, 2006 at home. He was born July 27, 1924 in Mansfield, PA, the son of Lee and Lorah Phillips Wilson. Dick was a retired dairy farmer and a WWII Army Veteran. He was a life member and Past Commander of VFW Post 6757 and had also served as Commander of VFW District 15. Dick is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Peggy, Terry and Cindy, all of Mansfield, PA; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Colette in 2002; and his brother, Robert. Friends are invited to call at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 South Main St., Mansfield, PA, Tuesday, 12:30-2 p.m. Funeral will follow there Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Richard Berg officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dick's honor may be made to the Mansfield VFW Post 6757, PO Box 73, Mansfield, PA 16933 for the Richard Wilson Memorial Fund to be used to maintain the Veteran Memorial at the intersection of Routes 6 and Business 15.
Charles Young
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