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Mansfield High School Class of 1946
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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List from the 1946 Manscript Yearbook of Mansfield High School

Special thanks to Imogene Morgan "Winnie", who kept obituaries of her classmates in her yearbook up until her death in 2016 at which time the yearbook and other mementos were donated to the History Center at her request. Her care and consideration for her classmates has allowed us to fill in gaps in our own collection and do a more thorough job keeping track of this class.

Surname First Name Year Spouse
Austin Gordon 1946 Margaret Brown  14144 1928-2007 Elmira
Burtch Carolyn 1946   86886 1928- 1964 Addison NY
Cary Gretchen 1946 Westlake 91939 1928-1998 Alder Run Cemetery
Casselberry Donna 1946 Hicks 87521 1928-1986 Tioga County Memorial Gardens
Clark Bertha 1946 Trimble 22251 1927-1997 Reno, Nevada
Cleveland Betty 1946 McGraw   (Beatrice) 31114 1928-2017 Tioga County Memorial Gardens
Cleveland Donna 1946 Strein 84750
Cleveland Wilma 1946 Maynard 85643 1930-2008
Davis Pauline 1946 Boom  91936 1927-1999 Riverside, Knoxville
Decker Dora 1946 Deyo Rarrick 26285 1928-2006 Maple Grove
Doughton Richard 1946  
Doughty Roswell 1946 Donna Benson 23137 1928-2011 Watson Cemetery, Roseville
Eaton Alan 1946  
Edgerton Walter 1946 Linda Lloyd  51513 MSTC 1954 1928-2008 Woodlawn, Elmira
Frost Helen 1946 Bowen 91935 d. 1997 Elmwood, Caton
Garrison Lewis 1946 Joyce Hilfiger  22540 1928-1989 Tioga County Memorial Gardens
Griffin Mable 1946 Ronald Enderle 36015 1927-2002
Housel Purley 1946   89462 1928-1998
Husted Shirley 1946 Lynn Bailey 39541
Hutcheson Audrey 1946 Brown 92168 1928-2010
Hutcheson Donald 1946   91934 1927-1989 North Carolina
Johnson Charles 1946  
Lane Ruth 1946 Brueilly 90523 MSTC 1929-2008 Gray Cemetery
Longley Richard 1946   32838
Lovell Ruth 1946  
Marshall Mary 1946 Nixon
Maul Nan 1946 Wesley Johnson 78347
Morgan Imogene 1946 Walter Winnie 15441 1927-2016 State Road Cemetery
Paris Lena 1946 Owens 83651 1928-2012
Precit Henry 1946   83359
Ripley Gordon 1946   04369 1928-2020
Ritter Richard 1946  
Robson Dorothy 1946 Leslie Wilber 24612 1928-2016 Gray Valley Cemetery
Rounsville Thomas 1946   92203 1928-1978 Wyalusing
Rumsey Roger [Jim] 1946 Elsie Gilbert  06264 1928-2014
Russell Margaret 1946 Falk of MIllersville
Seeley Robert 1946 Barbara Sterling 10755 1927-2007 Watson Cemetery
Shaw Bryon 1946 Barbara Evans  25627 of Painted Post 2010
Smith Alden 1946 Maribel Young 05177 1928-2012 Oakwood Cemetery
Smith Roger 1946 Shirley Harvey, Charlotte Riepple  40134 1928-2016
Sours Arlene 1946 Raymond Stickler 83312 1928- 2019
Sours Shirley 1946 Ellery Beagle 82575 1928-2017 Oakwood Cemetery
Stevens Mary Lynn 1946 Kenneth Carter  54393 1929-2007
Stilwell Lois 1946 John E. Wilcox 02658 1926-1986 Wellsboro Cemetery
Taylor John 1946  
Tice Esther 1946 Charles Smith 02885 1928-
Tice Paul 1946 Cynthia Dean  02881 1928-2016
Ward Clifton 1946 Audrey Clark  23064
Warters James 1946  
Watkins Bettie 1946   79381
Welch Paul 1946   04735 1928-1999
Wilcox Walter 1946   1928-2016 Shumway Hill Cemeteryobit in yb
York Mary 1946 Peter Pazahanick 03514 1928-
Gordon Austin
Carolyn Burtch
1928 - 1964
Gretchen Cary
AUSTIN Gordon A longtime resident of the Southport community died
on Friday afternoon, March 16, 2007 at his home with his loving wife Margaret by his side. Born on December 10, 1928 in Blossburg, PA, Gordon was the son of Irwin & Susan Wood Austin. He married Margaret Brown fifty four years ago. They raised a loving family who survive and cherish his memory. Sons, Gordon Austin, Southport; Richard Austin, Panama City Beach, FL; seven grandchildren, Timothy, Ronda, Dawn, Tiffany, Brittany, Gordon Jr. and Curtis; eight great grandchildren, Joseph, Scott, Dakkota, Anthony, Jessy Mya, Ramzy, and Gavin Reese; nieces, nephews and many family friends. In addition to his parents Gordy was predeceased by his five siblings, and his cherished daughter, Sandra Jean Waltermire. A talented craftsman, many hours were invested in woodworking. Many of his items were sold at local flea markets. Gordy was employed by the Elmira City School District as a painter for nearly 30 years. He always held a special place in his heart for animals. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Monday evening, March 19, 2007 between the hours of 5-7 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 7:15 with the Reverend Donald Rockwell officiating. Interment will take place in Sts. Peter & Paul's Cemetery at the families convenience. Memorials may be directed to the Arthritis Foundation or Southern Tier Hospice in his memory.

BURTCH, Carolyn – Mrs. Carolyn Burtch Stracka, of Addison, NY, formerly of Mansfield, died suddenly of a heart attack at her home Friday, December 18, 1964 at 36 years of age. Surviving are her husband, Francis Stracka; daughter, Cathy and Annmarie, all of Addison; mother, Mrs. Dorotha Burtch of Mansfield; father, Norris Burtch, a resident of Middlebury Center. She was a member of St. Catherine’s Church, Addison. Requiem High Mass held there Monday, the Rev. W. Darcy Bolger officiating. Burial was in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Addison.

CARY, Gretchen Eliner – Gretchen Eliner Cary Westlake, 69, of Millerton RR 1 died Thursday, march 19, 1998, at Corning Hospital, Corning, NY. Born May 5, 1928, she was the daughter of Claude and Ida Isabel Bates Cary. She graduated from Mansfield High School and was a member of the Millerton United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir. She was retired from the US Post Office. She was raised by her family of affection, Tom and Louise Harris and their daughters Linda, Ann, Aleen and Ellen. She was married in Roseville on Nov. 28, 1948, to Reginald Lewis Westlake. Surviving besides her husband are a sister, Ruth; three sons, James Bruce Westlake of Newport News, VA, Richard Lewis Westlake of Millerton and David Allen Westlake of Elmira, NY; three daughters, Susan Marie Gilbert of Tioga, Betty Jean Westlake-Reist of Shippensburg and Roberta Jo Jones of Tioga; six grandchildren, Darla Jones, Jamie Ace, Timothy Jones, Rowan Reist, Kyle Westlake and Zachary Westlake. Memorial services were held Sunday, March 22, at the Millerton United Methodist Church, with a reception held following the service. memorial donations may be made to the Millerton United Methodist church, PO Box 177, Millerton, PA 16936 – Wellsboro Gazette, 25 March 1998, p.7

Donna Casselberry
Bertha Clark
CASSELBERRY, Donna – Mrs. Donna [Lawrence ] Hicks, 58 years of age, of RD 1, Mansfield, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1986, at her home. Her husband preceded her in death on Friday, Oct. 17, 1986. she was born May 28, 1928, at Canton, the daughter of Elmer and Mary Spaulding Casselberry. Mrs. Hicks was a member of St. James Episcopal Church and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6757 Auxiliary. Surviving are two sons, Robert and William, both of Whitneyville; two daughters, Mrs. Gary Fish, of Mansfield and Mrs. Kenneth Leone of Lawrenceville; a brother, William Casselberry, of Covington and a sister, Mrs. Judith Kelly of Blossburg; nine grandchildren, Tammy, Gary, Jesse and Angeline Fish, Vanessa and Victoria Leone, Shawn Robert, Harmony Ann and Jordan Robert Hicks; and a special niece and nephew, Patricia and Michael Kelly. The funeral was held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the Kuhl-Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Charleston Township. Friends were received at the funeral home on Thursday afternoon and evening with VFW services conducted at 8:30 p.m. – Wellsboro Gazette, 29 October 1986, p.12

Clark, Bertha - Nevada Death Index, 1980-2012
Bertha May Trimble – b. 24 Mar. 1927 PA; d. 19 May 1997, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada

CLEVELAND, Beatrice A. - Beatrice "Betty" A. McGraw, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. She was born on September 15, 1928 in Richmond Twp., a daughter of Lyle and Marian (Davis) Cleveland. Betty was the wife of the late John McGraw who died in 1987. She was a secretary for the District Justice office, volunteered at Warren L. Miller Elementary School for ten and a half years, and was a member of Canoe Camp Church of Christ. Betty most enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by four daughters and a son-in-law, Patricia Bielski of Mansfield, PA, Peg Lee of Rochester, NY, JoAnn and Barry Hafer of State College, PA, Terri Bolt of Harrisburg, PA; eight grandchildren, J.J Bielski, Geoffrey Lee, Bryan (LoriAnn) Lee, Lindsay (Adam Armstrong) Hafer, Jonathan (Amber Wolfe) Hafer, Jacob (Jamie) Bolt, Travis Bolt, Jenna (Brad) Basselgia; twelve great grandchildren; a sister, Eleanor Trask of Mansfield, PA. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; a sister, Margaret L. Morgan in 2010; a son-in-law, Joseph Bielski in 2011. A private memorial service will be held at the Buckheit Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. Funeral services are under the direction of Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. - Mansfield Gazette, 21 December 2017

Wilma Elaiine Cleveland
Pauline N. Davis
Dora Decker
CLEVELAND, Wilma Elaine [SRGP 85643] – Wilma Elaine Cleveland Maynard of Campbell, NY, born March 19, 1930 to Leroy and Pansy Cleveland, passed away May 13, 2008. She left behind her loving husband of 58 years, Harold Leroy Maynard of Campbell, NY; three daughters, Connie [Jim] Cooper of Carthage, MO, Karen [Richard/Lynn] Scott of Columbia, SC and Sharon [Bruce] Harrington of Campbell, NY; 10 grandchildren, Elaine [Cameron] McDonald of Wilmington, DE, Regan [David] Fiske of Clarksville, TN, Carolyn Cooper [predeceased in death], Samantha [Chris Griffin] Macy of Carthage, MO, James [Jeanette] Cooper of Carl Junction, MO, Victoria [Mathew] Murray of Fayetteville, AR, Wade and Shannon Harrington of Campbell, NY, Sarah and Harold Cooper of Carthage, MO; six great-grandchildren, Katie, Macy, Chris and Joshua Griffin, Alana and Ethan Fiske, Ainsley McDonald. Wilma leaves behind one sister, Pauline [Ed] Whiting of FL; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in death by four sisters, Fay and Rosamond Cleveland, Barbara Raymond and Jean Button. Wilma was employed by 20 years as a legal secretary for Corning Glass Works, retiring in 1978. Wilma loved watching her birds, especially her finches and hummingbirds that she kept well fed, along with her plants.  Wilma was involved in showing Simmentals at the NY State Fair with her family for many years and was involved in the Beef Cattleman’s Association and the NY Cattlewomen. She continued to remain involved through watching her grandchildren’s show. Her greatest joy in life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the Campbell United Methodist Church in Campbell, NY on Saturday, May 17, 2008. Calling hours will be held from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., with a Memorial service to be held immediately following. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the Campbell United Methodist Church of Campbell, NY. Arrangements are being handled by Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath. – [no source on obit]

DAVIS, Pauline N. – Pauline N. Boom, 71, of 19 Sylvan Glen Park, Tioga, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. Born Dec.18, 1927, in Blossburg, she was the daughter of Kenneth and Lucy Rude Davis. she worked for many years as an inspector for Corning Glass, Wellsboro. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Tioga, and the American Flint Glass Workers Union. She loved gardening and growing flowers. Preceding her in death were her husband, Richard; one brother, Howard Dean Davis; and one sister, Alta Mae Davis Smith. Surviving are two sisters and brother-in-law, Shirley M. Kenyon of Tioga and Marion and James Fish of Mansfield; one aunt, rose Robinson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Calling hours were held at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, on Saturday, Sept. 18. Funeral services were held there Sunday, Sept. 19, with the Rev. John Shypulefski officiating. Burial was made at Riverside Cemetery, Knoxville. Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, Tioga. – Wellsboro Gazette, 22 September 1999, p.6

DECKER DORA RARRICK Dora D. Age 78 of 2216 Grand Central Avenue Horseheads, NY died on Sunday April 30, 2006. Dora was born March 11, 1928 in Mansfield, PA the daughter of the late Fred R. and Ada Jones Decker. She was a graduate of Mansfield High School Class of 1946. Dora married her husband, Deyo C. Rarrick, on July 7, 1946 and he pre-deceased her on December 17, 1993. She was also pre-deceased by two brothers and two sisters. She attended Michigan State University and Elmira College. Mrs. Rarrick was a counselor for The New York State Unemployment Service and later worked as the Head of Housekeeping at The Arnot Ogden Medical Center and worked as the Postmaster at Elmira College. Dora was a member of The First United Methodist Church of Horseheads, the Elmira Heights American Legion Post # 154 Auxiliary, and the Elmira Grottoettes. Mrs. Rarrick is survived by her daughter: Barbara Koernig of Horseheads, NY; son and daughter-in-law: Bruce & Marcia Rarrick of Stevensville, MI; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and one great grandchild due in August; brother and sister-in-law: Charles & Betty Lou Decker of Oxford, NY; brother-in-law: Roger Tomb of Westfield, PA; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads , NY on Saturday May 6, 2006 from 10 - 11 AM. Mrs. Rarrick's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY next to her beloved husband, Deyo. The family will provide their flowers and those wishing may remember Mrs. Rarrick through memorials to Schuyler Health Foundation c/o Marilyn Treat P.O. Box 828 Montour Falls, NY 14865 or Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830.

Roswell H. Doughty
DOUGHTY Roswell H. Doughty [SRGP 23137]
82, of Mansfield, died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at Bradford County Manor.   He was born Oct. 30, 1928, in Elmira, N.Y., the son of Thomas and Katherine Webster Doughty.  Roswell was a retired farmer and salesman at the Tioga County Candy Company and Garrison's Men's Store. He enjoyed visiting with his coffee club friends at Eddie's Restaurant, and was an avid gardener.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years, the former, Donna Benson; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Thomas and Karen Doughty of Avon Park, Fla., Mickey and Lou Ann Doughty of Blandon, Bruce Doughty of Williamsport; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Kerry Vannote of Towanda, Sheila and David Langan of Brodheadsville; a sister, Lucille Matteson of Mansfield; a sister-in-law, Venita (Pete) Parker of Liberty; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in Roseville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Roswell's memory may be made to the Mansfield Fireman's Ambulance Association, 381 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. 16933.  A service of Gary Wilston Funeral Home 130 S. Main St. Mansfield.  Wellsboro Gazette – May 24, 2011
Walter Edgerton 
Helen Frost
d. 1997
Lewis Merle Garrison
EDGERTON, Walter E. (Skip)
Age 79, of Elmira Heights, NY, died on April 23, 2008 after an extended illness at St. Joseph Hospital, Elmira, NY. Visiting hours will be held in the Chapel of Blessed Michael the Archangel in Grace Episcopal Church, 375 W. Church St., Elmira on Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. followed by a Requiem Mass at 1 p.m. The Reverend Father Donald W. Matthews Celebrant. Full Military Honors will be accorded prior to the Mass. Interment of Skip's ashes will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery Elmira at the convenience of the family. The family will provide flowers; those wishing may make memorials to Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Fund. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda Lloyd Edgerton; children, Mark Edgerton of Clearwater, FL, Lisa Edgerton (Eric) Rice of Elmira Heights, NY; PA; grandchildren, Brian and Steven Edgerton of Clearwater, FL, Kathryn, Jesse, and Meagan Rice of Elmira Heights, NY; brother, James (Mary Jane) Edgerton of Mansfield; brothers-in-law, Richard (Maralyn) Lloyd of Muncy, PA, Gordon Lloyd of Elko, NV, Benjamin Lloyd of Horseheads, NY, Jeff Lloyd of Cuba, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Skip was predeceased by his parents, Ellsworth and Sarah Stevens Edgerton; brother, John D. Edgerton; nephew, Jeffrey Edgerton. Skip graduated from Mansfield, PA High School in 1946. Served from 1948 to 1952 in the United States Coast Guard. He graduated from Mansfield University in 1954 and Elmira College in 1969. Skip taught in the Campbell, NY, Mansfield, PA, Elmira Heights, Horseheads School District before completing his career as the Principal of the former Junior High West in the Horseheads Central School District in 1984. Skip was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church where he served in several capacities. A member of the Horseheads Elks, Retired Lions Clubs and a past Master of the Mansfield Masonic Lodge. He loved to golf and was a longtime member of the Corning Country Club. Mostly, Skip loved his church, friends, and family.

FROST, Helen – Helen F. Bowen. Age 68 of Elmira, NY. Wednesday, February 19, 1997 at Chemung County Nursing Facility. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Dagmar Bowen, Quincy, IL, Steven and Cass Bowen of Palm Coast, FL; 4 grandchildren; brothers, Duane Frost of Covington, PA, Dennis Frost of Livonia, NI; sister, LaVonne McNett of Roaring Branch, PA. Helen was a member of Elmira Moose Club and the Elmira Elks Club. She was the former manager of the Triple H. Stamp Store, Elmira and the Barricini Candy Shop at the Arnot Mall. She was active in the AARP as a Tax Counselor and a former resident of the Southport Towers. Family and Friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. with funeral and committal there Saturday at 1 p.m. the Rev. Howard Hunt will officiate. Interment Elmwood Cemetery, Caton, NY. Those wishing may make memorials to the Arthritis Association.

GARRISON, Lewis M. [SRGP 22540] – Noted Businessman Succumbs after brief Illness – Lewis M. Garrison, 61, of 75 Central Ave., Wellsboro, died Saturday Dec. 9, 1989 at his home after a brief illness. Born Oct. 13, 1928 in Mansfield, he was the son of Merle F. and E. Genevieve Benedict Garrison. He was owner and operator of Garrison’s Men’s Shop on Main Street in Wellsboro. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and served in 103rd Medical Battalion. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church, Wellsboro. Surviving are his wife, Joyce Hilfiger Garrison; daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Donald Abplanalp, RD 3, Wellsboro; son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Jennifer Garrison, RD 6, Wellsboro; father, Merle F. Garrison, Mansfield; brother and sister-in-law, Benedict and Lois Garrison, Mansfield; sister and brother-in-law, Anne and Gerald Calkins, Mansfield; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours were held at the First Baptist Church, 25 Central Ave., Wellsboro, Sunday, Dec. 10 2-5 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 11 from 10 to 11 a.m. Services were held at the church Monday, Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. Rev. Wayne Diffenderfer and Rev. Ronald Grimley officiated. Family provided the flowers. Burial was made at the Tioga County Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the First Baptist Church Organ Fund. Arrangements were made by the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro. – Wellsboro Gazette, 13 December 1989, p.12

Mable Griffin
Purley A. Housel
GRIFFIN, Mable M. [SRGP 36015] – Mable M. Enderle, 74, of 22 Buffards Court, Wellsboro, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Dec. 18, 1927, in Roseville, she was the daughter of Cecil and Sarah Smith Griffin. She was a home economics major at Mansfield State College. She recently retired from Martha Lloyd Community Services Inc., Troy, where she had worked as a residential manager since 1985. She was the wife of Ronald I Enderle, whom she married Nov. 13, 1965. She was also a former employee of Mansfield State College where she worked in housekeeping. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Wellsboro, and she liked to do crafts, crocheting, needlework and counted cross stitching and making clothes. Surviving are her husband, Ronald; daughter, Debra K. Enderle of Wellsboro; brother and sister-in-law, Clifton and Phyllis Griffin of Mansfield; several nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and cousins. There was no visitation. Memorial services were held Saturday, Jan. 5, at the First Baptist Church, Wellsboro, with Pastor Jerry Warmath officiating. A luncheon followed in the church annex. Memorial donations may be made to the Adult Basic Education Program at Mansfield University, c/o Mansfield Foundation, Mansfield, PA 16933, where she worked as a literacy volunteer. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a “Life Celebration Home,” 139 Main Street, Wellsboro. – Wellsboro Gazette, 9 January 2002, p.6

HOUSEL - Purley A. Housel Sr., 70, of Wellsboro RR7 died Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at home. Born Jan. 16, 1928, in Wellsboro, he was the son of Frank and Florence Graham Housel. He was a life-long resident of the Wellsboro area and was a graduate of Mansfield High School in 1946. He was retired from Agway, Wellsboro, after 33 years. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Wellsboro, and the Wellsboro Lions Club. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was an Army veteran serving in World War II. Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Maytha Stanford Housel; two sons and daughter-in-law, Purley A. Housel Jr and friend Beth Decker of Wellsboro and Kevin L. and Edie Housel of Okeechobee, Fla.; one daughter and son-in-law, Karol L. and Joseph Hinchey of Smethport; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy H. and William Haverley of Covington; one brother and sister-in-law, Arthur F. and Eliose Housel of Polk City, Fla.; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Ronald Stanford of Middlebury Center and Donald and Naomi Stanford of Elmira, NY; three grandchildren, Caitlin and Kellie Hinchey and Joshua Housel. Calling hours were held Friday, April 10, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 11, at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Wellsboro, with the Rev. Peter A. DeVantier officiating. Burial was made at Middlebury Union Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, April 15, 1998

Donald Clair Hutcheson
HUTCHESON, Donald Clair – Donald Clair Hutcheson, 61, of 1105 Glynis Lane, Greensboro, NC, formerly of Wellsboro, died Tuesday, June 27, 1989, at NC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC Born in Montgomery County Sept. 3, 1927, he was the son of Lester and Mildred Brion Hutcheson. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a supervisor for Acoustical Concepts, Inc. and a member of Southside Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Shirley Carpenter Hutcheson; daughters, Mrs. Kathleen A. McFillin and Miss Debra K. Hutcheson, both of Greensboro, NC, and Mrs. Patti L. Gridley of Johnstown; sisters, Mrs. Betty Hough of Big Flats, NY and Mrs. Audrey Brown of Tucson, Arizona; and four grandchildren. Services were held Friday, June 30, at Hanes-Lineberry Vanstory Street Funeral Home. Burial was made in Westminister Gardens, Greensboro, NC. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to his church, 1001 Greenhaven Drive, Greensboro, NC 27406. – Wellsboro Gazette, 5 July 1989, p.10

Mansfield Advertiser, December 1950

Charles Johnson Elected to Who’s Who

Charles L. Johnson [SRGP 76018], of Mansfield has been elected for Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, where he is a senior in the Department of Management Engineering. A member of Theta Chi fraternity, Johnson has served as sports editor and copy editor of “The Polytechnic,” weekly newspaper at RPI and is a member of Epsilon Delta Sigma, honorary management fraternity. He is a graduate of Mansfield Senior High School and the son of Mrs. S.M. Johnson, 30 St. James St.


Ruthanne Lane
LANE, Ruthanne  - BRUEILLY Ruthanne Lane
Age 79, of Asheboro, NC, formerly of Mansfield, PA, died Friday, January 18, 2008, in NC. Ruthanne was born on January 16, 1929 in Tioga County, PA, the daughter of Harry W. and Mae Lovinia (Lent) Lane. She was a graduate of the Philadelphia School of the Bible and Mansfield University in the field of Education with a Master's degree in Special Ed and Elementary Ed. She taught several years for the Troy Area School District. She was the wife of Richard Brueilly whom she married on June 23, 1951. Ruthanne was a devout Christian, active in many church functions until she was physically unable to do so and moved to Asheboro, NC. Ruthanne is survived by her husband, Richard Brueilly; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Steve and Jane Brueilly, David Brueilly; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Regenald Stoby, Diane Brueilly, and Phyllis and James Festa; grandchildren, Tyler Brueilly, Jonathan Stoby and Naomi Stoby, Tracy and Joe Sweely, Mike and Juanita Brueilly, Tim Brueilly, Shawn Brueilly; great-grandchildren, Katlin Brueilly, Grace Brueilly, Faith Brueilly, and Gavin Brueilly. Ruth was predeceased by a daughter and three grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, January 23, 2008, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor James Hill from Cherry Flats Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Gray Cemetery, Covington Twp., Covington, PA.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/22/2008.
Imogene Morgan
MORGAN, Imogene - Imogene Winnie, 88, of Mansfield, PA, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Born November 2, 1927 at home in Mainesburg, PA, she was the daughter of Ray and Evina (Jackson) Morgan. She attended a one room school on Old State Road and graduated from Mansfield Jr. Sr. High School in 1946. Imogene was a member of the State Road Baptist Church; worked in the Leather Co. and Crowe Nursing Home in Troy, PA; Mansfield College and had many babysitting jobs. She was married to the love of her life, Wallace Winnie, Jr. on August 8, 1950 at the State Road Baptist Church. Preceding her in death were her husband, Wallace Winnie, Jr.; sister, Nellie; brothers, Richard, Francis and Wilbur Morgan. Imogene is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Cathy (Blair) Winnie of Tioga, PA; daughter, Diana (Morgan) Kriner of Mainesburg, PA; sisters-in-law, Shirley Morgan of Elmira, NY and Wanda (Winnie) Blackwell of Wellsboro, PA; grandchildren, Gordon and Erin Kriner of North Carolina; Rebecca (Kriner) and Wayne Yskamp of Mainesburg, PA; great grandchildren, William Yskamp, Madison Jake (Yskamp) and Eleanor Kriner; nieces and nephews, Jennie Rae Pratt of Georgia, Elda Sara Morgan, Neil and Jessie Robert Morgan of Elmira, NY; cousin, Donald Dewey of Harrisburg, PA. She enjoyed life, quilting, family and friends. A private graveside service will be held in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Diana Kriner. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. - Mansfield Gazette, June 1, 2016  [Note: Imogene donated her high school yearbook to the History Center. It included obituaries of many of her classmates that we did not have prior to that, It has helped make this class page muchmore complete than many.]
Lena Paris
PARIS, Lena A. [SRGP 83651] - Lena A. Owens, age 84, of Covington, PA, died Friday, November 16, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 28, 1928 in Mansfield, PA, a daughter of Harry and Hazel Paris. She celebrated 64 years of marriage to Edmond F. Owens on April 3rd, 2012. Lena had worked at Elmira Chrysler Plymouth as a bookkeeper, and the Day Care at Covington Community Center. She was a member of the Covington Church of Christ (Disciples) for 30 years. Lena enjoyed gardening, bowling, playing bingo and camping. Lena is survived by her husband, Edmond; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Sharon Owens of Elmira, NY, James and Maureen Owens of Covington, PA; 2 grandsons, Keith (Jaimie) and Timothy (Kim) Owens; 2 great grandsons, Bryan and Michael Owens; a brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Janice Paris of Mansfield, PA; 3 sisters and a brother-in-law, Eula Colegrove of Wellsboro, PA, Mary and Lester Copp of FL, Myra McDonald of Syracuse, NY. She was predeceased by a brother, Harry Paris, and a sister, Ruth. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A prayer service will follow at 8:00 P.M. with Rev. Ira Hindman officiating. A memorial service will be held at the Covington Church of Christ (Disciples) at a later date. - Wellsboro Gazette, 21 November 2012, p.6 & Buckheit Funeral Obituary
  Dorothy Jean Robson
Thomas W. Rounsville
ROBSON, Dorothy J. -(SRGP 24612)  Dorothy J. Wilber, age 87, of Daggett, PA, died Friday, July 22, 2016 at Elcor Nursing Home, Horseheads, NY. She was born November 28, 1928 in Mainesburg, (Sullivan township) PA, a daughter of Harold and Celia (Bullard) Robson. She worked as an assistant manager for Marine Midland Bank in Elmira NY before she retired. Dorothy was a member of the Daggett United Methodist Church. She was instrumental in restoring the one room school house in Daggett enjoyed quilting, reading, flower gardening and the FAN Club. Dorothy is survived by 3 sons; Donald (Louise) Wilber, Troy, PA, Richard "Dick" Wilber of State College, PA, Gerald "Jerry" (Barb) Wilber of Pine City, NY; a daughter, Joyce (Joe) Nichols of Lawrenceville, PA; a sister, Elaine Bubacz of Allentown, NH; 2 sisters-in-law, Leona Robson of Mansfield, PA, Jeanne Wilber of Columbia Cross Roads, PA; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Beverly and Harland Evans of Millerton, PA; 12 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, JoAnn Morrell on August 12, 2002, brother, Harold "Bud" Robson; sister, Alice Robson and twin infant sisters. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, July 25, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will follow at the funeral chapel with Pastor Donald Rockwell officiating. Burial will be in Gray Valley Cemetery, Sullivan Twp. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Daggett United Methodist Church, Church St., Millerton, PA 16936. - Mansfield Gazette, July 27, 2016

ROUNSVILLE, Thomas – Thomas W. Rounsville, 50, of Fleetwood, PA, died Monday morning, November 12, 1978, at the Reading Hospital, Reading, PA. Funeral services will be conducted at the Daniel R. Schrist Funeral Home in Oley, PA at 10 a.m., Thursday. Interment and additional services will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Wyalusing Cemetery.

James Roger "Roddy" Rumsey
Robert Seeley 
SEELEY, Robert L.
Age 80, of Roseville, PA, died September 29, 2007 at home. He was born July 12, 1927 in Roseville, the son of Lewis and Carrie Haff Seeley. Bob was the Rutland Township roadmaster for 18 years and was a dairy farmer. He was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church and a past director of the Agway Co-op and the Tioga Valley Co-op. Bob was an avid hunter, trapper and fisherman. He enjoyed playing baseball in his younger days and loved to attend the kids' sporting events. Bob is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Barbara Sterling; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert C. and Jeanie, and Kevin, all of Roseville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Ralph Thomas of Covington, Kathy and Robert Dinger of Roseville; a sister, Pauline Baker of Wellsboro, PA; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Roseville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kevin Brophy officiating. Burial in Roseville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Bob's memory may be made to the Roseville United Methodist Church, c/o Roger York, 446 Pumpkin Hill Road, Mansfield, PA 16933.
Alden Smith
Roger Earl Smith
SMITH Alden B. Smith
83, of Mansfield, Pa., died Jan. 12, 2012, at home. He was born Oct. 16, 1928, in Mansfield, Pa, the son of Vernon and Alice Jerald Smith. Alden was a retiree of Mansfield University, and was the University's Mountaineer Mascot. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Clayton Rash of Belcamp, Md.; a sister, Dena Brownlee of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a brother and sister-in-law, Jerald and Jeanne Smith of Mansfield, Pa.; two grandchildren, Brandi and Katlyn Rash and two great-grandchildren, Nicole and Tyler Rash. He was predeceased by his wife, Mirabel in 2005. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa., Monday 1 to 3 p.m. Funeral services will follow there Monday at 3 p.m. with Rev. Ira Hindman officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery.   Williamsport Sun Gazette – January 14, 2012

SMITH, Roger - Roger E. Smith, 87, of Mansfield, PA, passed away February 17, 2016 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. He was born December 16, 1928, in Mansfield, PA, the son of Ross & Marian Jerald Smith. Roger was a retired logger and farmer. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former, Charlotte Rieppel, 2 sons & a daughter-in-law, Russell E. & Kathy Smith of S. Burlington, VT, Roy E. of Mansfield, PA, 2 daughters & sons-in-law, Suzann & David Guss, Sandra & Howard Rutledge Jr. all of Mansfield, PA, & 7 grandchildren. In keeping with Roger’s wishes funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.- Wellsboro Gazette, February 24, 2016

Shirley Sours 1928-2017
SOURS, Shirley J. - Shirley J. (Sours) Beagle of Mansfield, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, December 24, 2017 at home with Michael and Debra McClure, whom she resided with the past 2 years. Born on March 13, 1928 in Mansfield, PA, Shirley was the daughter of Virgil and Dorothy (English) Sours, whom are deceased. She was the only child and their "Everything." She was married to Ellery Beagle, who preceded her in 2008. They had a very loving marriage, a lovely home they both enjoyed together for all their years of marriage. They had no children, but they had a boxer or a poodle as their loving companion pet. She and Ellery were married in the Mansfield United Methodist Church and they were members of the church. Shirley always remained in a very close relationship with her cousin Evangeline (Sours) Grafuis and her children. She will be greatly and forever missed by them. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 4 PM at the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA with Rev. Michelle Somerville officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. – Mansfield Gazette, 28 December 2017
Lois Florence Stilwell
STILWELL, Lois [SRGP 02658] – Lois S. Wilcox, 58 years of age, of 55 Nichols St., Wellsboro, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 1986, at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, following a lengthy illness. She was born April 28, 1928 in Mansfield, the daughter of albert and Gladys Mudge Stilwell. Mrs. Wilcox was a retired secretary for the former Corning Glass Works and a secretary for GTE Products Corp. of Wellsboro. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Business and Professional Women. Mrs. Wilcox is survived by her husband John [Jack]; daughter, Mrs. Susan Bronson, Wellsboro; two sons, Scott of RD 6, Wellsboro, and Terry of Erie, Colorado; her mother, Mrs. Gladys Stilwell, Wellsboro; two sisters, Mrs. Clarice Evans, Mansfield, and Mrs. Nita Jones, Roseville; three brothers, Arthur of Painted Post, NY, Merle of Indiana, PA, and Donald of Millerton; four grandchildren, Shane and Alison Bronson and Brian and Kristin Wilcox; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church. Her pastor, the Rev. Thomas L. Salsgiver, officiated. Burial was in the Wellsboro Cemetery. It was Mrs. Wilcox’s request that there be no visitation. Arrangements were made by the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Tioga County Unit of the American Cancer Society, 5 East Ave., Wellsboro. – Wellsboro Gazette, 26 November 1986, p.12
Paul Melvin Tice

PAUL M. TICE age 88 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Saturday December 24, 2016 at Appleridge Senior Living Community in Horseheads , NY . From his birth in Mainesburg, PA on March 3, 1928 to his death, he was an influence on many people's lives as the Principal of Horseheads Junior High East for 20 years, a husband, a father, a basketball coach, a WW II Veteran, a pinochle player, a bowler, a golfer (longtime member of Soaring Eagles and Willow Creek Golf Clubs) , and a longtime member of The First Presbyterian Church of Horseheads. Paul was born on a farm near Mansfield, PA the son of the late Philip and Mary Louise Palmer Tice. He was predeceased by his brothers: Elmer and John Tice. Paul's mother died when he was ten and Paul has siblings from his father Philip's second marriage: Nellie Zeis, Gerald Tice, Elsie Wheeler and Barbara Snider. For his entire primary education, he went to a single room school house and afterwards attended both Mansfield College and Cornell University. Paul was a World War II Veteran serving his country with The U.S. Army at the end of the WW II in the occupation of Japan where his principle duty was running the camp newspaper. Paul married his wife, Cynthia J. Dean Tice on June 25, 1958 in the chapel at Elmira College and they lived their entire lives in the Horseheads/Elmira. Paul and Cynthia loved the Southern Tier area and spent many pleasurable afternoons driving to the Finger Lakes and Northern Pennsylvania areas. Cynthia predeceased Paul on November 28, 1999 after 41 years of marriage. Paul will be remembered as an educator who touched the lives of countless young people in the Horseheads area. Paul loved his family and friends and treasured the time he spent with them. Paul is survived by his loving and devoted children: Judy Tice Van Norstrand and her husband Michael of Fairport, NY, Paul Andrew "Andy" Tice and his wife Ann of Indianapolis, Indiana, Mike Tice and his wife Fredda of Framingham, MA and Dan Tice and his wife Cheryl of Horseheads, NY; 11 loving grandchildren and one great child with two great grandchildren to be born this year ; half sisters and half brother : Nellie & Dick Zeis of Port Charlotte , Florida , Elsie & Bob Wheeler of Elmira , NY, Gerald & Linda Tice of Oxford , Alabama , and Barbara & Mike Snider of Chambersburg , PA; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Samuel & Joyce Dean of Big Flats, NY and Weibley Jerome & Eleanor Dean of Alexander , Maine; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home, 318 W. Broad St., Horseheads, NY on Tuesday December 27, 2016 from 5-8 PM. Paul's Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday December 28, 2016 at 11 AM at The First Presbyterian Church of Horseheads, 2943 Westinghouse Road Horseheads, NY. The Rev. Cheryl-Ann Elfond will officiate. Paul will be laid to rest in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY next to his beloved wife Cynthia where Full Military Honors will be accorded to Mr. Tice. The family would like to extend our gratitude to all the staff at the Appleridge Senior Living Community in Horseheads, NY and to the staff at St. Anne's of Rochester for their attentiveness and loving care given our father and grandfather. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Diabetes Association or The First Presbyterian Church of Horseheads, 2943 Westinghouse Road, Horseheads, NY. –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/27/2016

Paul Welch
Walter Wilcox
WILCOX, Walter - Walter M. "Pete" Wilcox, 87, of Canoe Camp, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. He was born March 13, 1928, in Canoe Camp, the son of Theron and G. Violet Clemens Wilcox. Pete was a retired truck driver and a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, the former Dorotha Inscho; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Deborah Casey Wilcox of Mansfield; a daughter and son-in-law, Nan and Gordon Wilcox of Covington; a sister, Sue Burleigh of Mansfield; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Genevieve Teachman, Marjorie Chilson, and Eleanor McKay. A private family funeral service will be held at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service 130 S. Main St. Mansfield. Burial will be in Shumway Hill Cemetery, Wellsboro. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Pete's memory may be made to Church of the New Covenant Youth Group c/o Mara Wilcox, 310 Extension St., Mansfield, Pa. 16933, or the Tioga County Fairground, c/o Ellene Siegfried, 1500 Kingsley Road, Mansfield, Pa. 16933. -  Wellsboro Gazette, February 24, 2016

The following persons were included with this class in the 1944 yearbook Sophomore Class. They are not listed as 1946 graduates. They may have graduated another year or not graduated from this school.
Surname First Name Year Spouse
Aldrich Barrett 1946 S  
Bower Harold 1946 S  
Boyce June 1946 S  
Berquist Eva Jo 1946 S  
Button Donald 1946 S  
Button Donna 1946 S  
Clark Wilma 1946 S  
Cole Alston 1946 S  
Cook Margaret 1946 S Richard Cox
Every Robert 1946 S  
Frost Russell 1946 S  
Hart Norman 1946 S  
Jessup Eleanor 1946 S  
Kenyon Laura 1946 S Gordon Beals
McCann Charles 1946 S  
Roby Shirley 1946 S  
Sargent William 1946 S  
Swain Ruth 1946 S  
Warren Betty 1946 S  
Whittaker Claude 1946 S  
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