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Mansfield High School Class of 1955
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.
From the 1955 Manscript - Yearbook of Mansfield High School.
Surname First Name Year Spouse
Ames Beverly Jean 1955 Powers
Anderson William 1955 Andrews 1937-2014
Benson Eleanor Yvonne 1955 John Mest 19906
Benson Jane Ann 1955 Warner Houth 47044
Besanceney James Paul 1955  [Jean Francis] 77536
Bolt Patricia Joan 1955 Rev. Jim Belt 78352
Booth James Edward 1955  
Borg Edith Louise 1955 LaVerne Updike 35492
Bowen Jo Ann 1955 Donald Stilwell 02682
Burleigh Leroy James 1955 Francine Ross 74617
Cherniak Helen L 1955 Robert Swinsick
Colegrove James Fredrick 1955 Dorothy Cox
Crippen Beverly Jean 1955 MerleWatson 08030 1937-2008 Tioga County Memorial Gardens
Degeus Richard E. 1955 Ada Crippen 08018 MSTC
Degeus Ruth Evelyn 1955 Herbert Dunham 33163 1937-1993 Jobs Corners Cemetery
Dunbar Doris Jean 1955 Robert Sherman 37561
Francis Jean Ellen 1955 Jim Besanceny, Cloos 77506
Francis Lois Elaine 1955 Bush 82264
Gaylord Robert Henry 1955  
Hager Gary Howard 1955   27722
Hemenway Joyce Marlene 1955 Schultz
Hufnagle James John 1955  
Husted Richard Dale 1955  [Freda Johnston], {Edna ?} 45687 1936-2018 Lakeview Cem. Watkikns Glen
Johnston Joan Eilene 1955  
Johns [Jones] Roy P. 1955 Jayne Kent- 73880
Justin Coralee Lenore 1955 John Owlett 40158
Kennedy Phyllis Jean 1955 Richard Chamberlain 12959
Kent  Dorothy June 1955 David Clark 78749 1937-1972
Knowles Jeanne Marie 1955 Regan
Knowlton Harold 1955  [Sandra Louise Mullins] 19401 1937-2007 Tioga CMG
Llewellyn Carol S. 1955  
Lloyd Roger Manford 1955  
Martin Barbara Jean 1955 Wayne Harrington
McClure Mary Lee 1955 Robert Trowbridge 26534
Moore Willis D. 1955   59235
Nares Richard C 1955  
Nugent Joanne Lucille 1955 Horton
Odell Curtis Earl 1955  [3] 27070
Page Edgar Eugene 1955   88339 1937-2003 Oakwood Cemetery
Powlison Kenneth Eugene 1955   77718
Putnam  Robert B 1955   22395??
Rose Elizabeth Ann 1955 [Richard Smith],[Paul Grove], Harold Waite 19388
Roupp Leona Marie 1955 Lair 80839
Rumsey Jerald Joseph 1955 Deanna Shaw 06266
Sargent Frank S 1955  
Schmidt Doris Marie 1955 Coons
Schroeder Friedrich-Karl 1955  
Secondo Jeanette M 1955 Nicolaison
Sine Stanley Boyce 1955   88648
Shaw Deanna Lee 1955 Jerald Rumsey 06273
Skoreski Gloria Ernestine 1955 Wilbur Crumb 27901
Smith Shirley Jean 1955 Winston Rumsey 03510 1937-2013 State Road Cemetery
Snyder Sylvia Faye 1955 Stuart Crossen
Stevens Linda Jean 1955 Duane Updike 37718
Stilwell Ninita Irene 1955 Bryce Jones 02684
Thatcher Betty Ann 1955 Doyle
Tomlinson Gordon Lee 1955 83398
Tribe Freda Louise 1955 Crumb, Kwiathowski,Drawbaugh
Trowbridge Robert Walker 1955 Mary Lee McClure 26536
VanNess Lois Mary 1955 Long 14152
Welch Janice Eleanor 1955 Sam Wandell, Lyle Foster 11411
Welch Jim W. 1955 Susan Sundberg 03624 1937-2010
Wilcox Sterling James 1955 Kennedy 77048
Williams Helen Louise 1955 Dale Chapman 65684
Wright Harold Lewis 1955
York Roger Daryl 1955 Alene Harris 08077 1937-2012 Watson Cemetery
Youmans Phyllis Marsha 1955 Taylor
ANDERSON, William Paul - William Paul Anderson, 78, of Swansboro, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at his home. Born on Feb. 9, 1937, he was a son of the late William Robert and Geraldine Bailey Anderson. He taught history at Williamston Junior/Senior High Schools in the Pennsylvania school system for over 35 years and completed eight years of service in the Naval Reserve. Surviving are his wife, Jeanne Anderson, formerly Jeanne Andrews of Millerton; three daughters, Debra Glover, Cathleen Warble, Colleen Anderson; a son, Billy Anderson; sister, Margaret Rose; five grandchildren, Richie Morgan, Brian Morgan, Erin Morgan, Stephen Morgan, Elizabeth Warble; and two great-grandchildren, Ryder Morgan and Taylor Morgan. In loving memory of grandson, Joey Glover. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Charles Anderson and Butch Anderson. A memorial service will be at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, at Silver Creek Free Will Baptist Church on Pellitier Loop Road. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 until 4 p.m., at the church. – Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 2014

CRIPPEN, Beverly  - WATSON, Beverly J.
 Age 71, of Watkins Hill Road, Columbia Cross Roads, PA, diedFriday, April 4, 2008, at home with her family by her side. Family and friends are invited to call Monday, April 7, 2008, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home, 110 W. Main Street, Troy, PA. Beverly's service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at the funeral home with Pastor Kevin Brophy of the Roseville-Mainesburg United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. She was born in Elmira, NY on February 9, 1937, the daughter of the late Rexford and Margurite Holton Crippen and was a graduate of Mansfield High School. Beverly was a homemaker and enjoyed her family; her motherly instincts helped her not raise one family but two, having raised her granddaughter after the tragic loss of her daughter, Kathy. She loved her family, kids in general, and had a passion for traveling. Survivors include her loving husband, Merle "Stub" Watson; a son, R. Gavin and Karen Watson of Columbia Cross Roads, PA; daughters, Carmel Watson of Columbia Cross Roads, PA and Diane Boone of Oceanside, CA; five grandchildren, Travis Watson, Tristine and Anthony Prieto, Ashley Watson, Braden Boone and Zenan Al'Shahrani; a great-granddaughter, Elaina Prieto; brother and sister-in-law, Alan and Barbara Crippen of Mansfield, PA; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Harvey Woodburn of Elmira, NY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. She was predeceased by her parents, Rexford and Margurite Holton Crippen; daughter, Kathy Watson; brother, Jack Crippen; and sister, Joan Vrahas.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/6/2008.

HUSTED, Richard D. - Richard D. Husted, 82, passed away on Saturday Oct. 27, 2018. Richard was born Sept. 8, 1936 in Mansfield, to Elvira (Price) and John Husted. Dick was a graduate of Mansfield High School in Mansfield. He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard for eight years. Dick was an entrepreneur who owned and operated many businesses including co-owning Husted Pallets in Roseville, and Blue Lake Builders Construction. He drove truck for numerous trucking companies and was also the code enforcement officer for the Town of Dix until his retirement in 2016. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Edna; sister, Shirley Bailey; children, Rick of Painted Post, N.Y.; John of Buffalo, N.Y.; Dale (Deb) of Caton, N.Y.; and Joel (Stacy) of Montour Falls, N.Y.; Kim LaRue of Hammondsport, N.Y.; Linda Gregory of Watkins Glen, N.Y.; Greg (Lisa) LaRue of Elmira Heights, N.Y.; and Diane (Charlie) Foster of New Jersey; 12 grandchildren, six great- grandchildren; brother-in-law, Fred (Monalee) Johnston; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Ben, Diane and Travis Bond. Richard was preceded in death by his parent's Elvira and John Husted; first wife, Freda Johnston Husted; sister, Tess Beard; brothers, Gordon, Mike, Ed, John, and Joe Husted; and grandson, Kyle E. Gregory. Friends and family may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Haughey Wood Funeral Home, 119 5th St, Watkins Glen, N.Y. His funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at Lakeview Cemetery, Watkins Glen, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Dick's memory to the Montour Falls Fire Dept., 111 Lee St., Montour Falls, NY 14865 or The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Western New York, 3025 Monroe Ave., Suite 200, Rochester, NY 14618. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Husted family. Mansfield Gazette, 1 November 2018

KENT, Dorothy - Mrs. Dorothy Clark, age 35, of Mansfield, R.D. 3, died Thursday, December 21, 1972 at the Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held at the Kuhl Funeral Home (formerly Shaw and Robena Funeral Home) at Mansfield, on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Lee Damon of the Bakerburg Community  Church, Mainesburg, officiated.  She is survived by husband, David; daughter, Kathleen at home; sons, Daniel and Kent, both at home; parents, J. B. and Ettie Trowbridge Kent of Millerton; sister, Mrs. Roy Jones of Mansfield; brothers, Albert and Jay, both of Millerton, Charles Kent of Mansfield.  She was active in the Lord's work with the Intervaristy Christian Fellowship Group at Mansfield College and area churches.

KNOWLTON - Harold A. “Harry” “Beano” Knowlton, 70, of Mansfield, died Saturday, April 7, 2007 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Harold was born March 19, 1937 in Tioga County, a son of Richard and Dorothea (Rose) Knowlton. Beano was employed by North Penn Gas Co. for 30 years. He was a member of the Mansfield VFW and the North American Hunting Club. He served in the United States Marine Corps. Beano enjoyed his family and hanging out with his pals and coffee buddies. Beano is survived by two sons, Rob Knowlton of Mansfield, Lonny Knowlton of Rehoboth Beach, Del.; daughter, Tammy Knowlton of Virginia Beach, Va.; five grandchildren, Ryan, Daniel, Paige, Hali, Schuyler; a special companion, Linda Wheeler of Whitneyville; brother and sister-in-law, David (Rosa) Knowlton of Mansfield; sister and brother-in-law, Patricia (Carl) Loud of Mouresville, NC. He was preceded in death by three sister, Margaret Bogaczyk in 2006, Loris Demming in 1981, and Mary Jeanine Knowlton in 1945. Family and friends were invited to call on Tuesday, April 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, PC, Mansfield. A memorial service was held following visitation at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial was made in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Charleston Township, Wellsboro. Mansfield Gazette, April 11, 2007

PAGE, Edgar E. [SRGP 88339] – Edgar E. Page, 66, of The Villages, Fla., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003. He was raised in Mansfield, taught school in Troy and retired from teaching in Dade County, Fla.. He was preceded in death by his father, Albert [Hap] Page. Surviving are his wife, Sally Dennison Page; four daughters, Suzanne Nord, Karen Creech, Tracy and Diane Page; one son, David Page; five grandchildren, all of Florida; his mother, Eleanor Page of The Green Home, Wellsboro; sisters, Barbara Cooper [Mrs. Robert] of Mansfield and Nancy Schoonover of Troy. – Wellsboro Gazette, 1 October 2003, p.6

SMITH Shirley J. Rumsey
75, of Daggett, PA, died January 10, 2013, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA. She was born March 25, 1937, in Mainesburg, PA, the daughter of Elmer & Anna Baity Smith. Shirley retired from Paper Magic, Troy, PA, and was a member of the Daggett United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Joy Rumsey of Millerton, PA; four grandchildren, Travis Johns of Alpine, NY, Jason Johns of DesMoines, IA, Christopher Rumsey of Charlotte, NC, Alesia Whipple of Millerton, PA; a brother, Robert (Dorothy) Smith of Mansfield, PA. Shirley was predeceased by her husband, Winston, in 2004, sons, Steve in 1993, Rick in 1999, a daughter, Sharon in 1958, & a sister, Audrey Clark. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St. Mansfield, Monday 5-7 PM. Funeral services will follow there Monday at 7:00 PM with Pastor Jennifer Wolfe officiating.  Burial in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA.    Star Gazette – January 13, 2013

YORK Roger D. York [SRGP 08077]

75, of Roseville, died Tuesday May 1, 2012, at home.  He was born April 14, 1937, in Sullivan Township, the son of Ralph and Idella Ashley York.  He worked as the maintenance repairman at the Pennsylvania State Armory in Mansfield for 37 years. His red polka dot hat was often seen at the Roseville United Methodist Church and the York Hollow Hunting Club. He was a Past Master of Friendship Lodge # 247 F&AM.  He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Alene Harris; a son, Travis York of Roseville; two daughters, Jennie York of Jackson Center, Grace Marie (Rob) Ransom of Pennsdale; grandchildren, Elijah and Lena Ransom; and siblings, Bird, Grace, Elden and Garry York.  Calling hours will be held at the Roseville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on Thursday, May 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Masonic service will follow at 8 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the Roseville United Methodist Church on Friday, May 4, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Roseville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Roseville United Methodist Church, 4118 Route 549, Mansfield, Pa. 16933.  Wellsboro Gazette – May 2, 2012
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