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Mansfield High School Graduates 1963
1960 view of Mansfield High School. Front section , formerly the gym - converted to auditorium, was built about 1927 attached to the old Brick School. In 1939, the Brick School was torn down and the new school built surrounding the central gym. The 1939 section  on left became the Junior High School in the fall of 1959, and the High School is the new part on the right.
From the 1963 Manscript - Yearbook of Mansfield High School.
Surname First Name Year Spouse
Allen Susan 1963 Ives
Ames Joan 1963 Easton
Anderson Charles 1963  
Bailey Charles 1963  
Bailey Chester P. Jr 1963  
Barden Joan 1963 Phil Smith dec
Barden Susan 1963 Malik
Barnes Ann 1963 Tokarz
Bartholomew Richard 1963  
Bartlett Richard 1963  
Bennett Robert 1963  
Besanceney Mary 1963 Cassiola
Boyden William 1963 Rieta Baker 19322 1945-2017 State Road Cemetery
Brown Marguerite 1963 Elliot
Chamberlain Edward 1963  
Cole David 1963  
Colegrove Jim 1963   1946-2014
Cooley Jim 1963  
Courtney Dolores 1963 Keller
Crittenden Thomas 1963  
Cummings Duane 1963   87507 d 2011
Deats Gail 1963 Hughes
Dunkleberger James 1963  
Evans Mary Lou 1963  
Esaias Joanne 1963 Stauffer
Gardner Sonja 1963 Potter
Gillespie Theodore 1963  
Hartsock Diane 1963 Haflett 93600 1945-2005 Windfall Cemetery
Harvey Bonnie 1963 Keil
Heater Connie 1963 Isaacson & Dan Cobb
Hewitt Jean 1963 Juba
Hulslander Lawrence 1963  
Jaquish Linda 1963 West
Jaquish Michael 1963   dec
Jenkins Jean 1963  
Johnston Dorothy 1963 Clawson
Kuhl Elwyn 1963 Betsy Brace
Leipold Linda 1963 Folk dec
McElwain Tom 1963  
McMillen James 1963  
Moore Karen 1963  
Moore Sharon 1963  
Morgan Robert 1963  
Mortimer Barbara 1963 First
Mudge Jim 1963  
Nares Don 1963  
Neal Marynel 1963  
Palmer Claudia 1963 Johnson
Passeri Shirley 1963 Miller
Rice Linda 1963 Lagman
Roupp Edgar 1963  
Sargent Robert 1963  
Skoreski Candy 1963  
Smith Carol 1963 Minnich
Smith Thomas 1963 Phyllis Sherman- Dora Stroup
Somogy Ronald 1963  
Sparling Howard Francis 1963 Anne Lee Kuhl
Sterling Carol 1963  
Stone Jack 1963 Sharon Brown
Sumner Nancy 1963 Doud
Wanck Susan 1963 Anderson
Wanich Karen 1963   92302 1944-2008 Tioga County Memorial Gardens
Whittaker Betty Jean 1963 Simner
York Gary 1963  
Youmans Sara 1963 Prince
Wellsboro Gazette, February 1, 1984, p.10
Oliver Richard Bartlett, 38, of Mansfield, Tioga County, is seeking the 68th District seat held by Warren Spencer. A Republican, Bartlett was initially elected to his post as a Tioga County Commissioner in 1975 when he was 30 years old and has the distinction of being the youngest person in the county's history to be elected a commissioner. He was re-elected to his commissioner post in 1979 and again in 1983. During his second 4-year term, he was elected as chairman of the Tioga County Board of Commissioners and 1980, to serve as president of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Commissioners. Bartlett served as chairman of the Northern Tier Regional Planning Commission for two consecutive years and presently serves as state chairman of the Appalachian Thruway Association. He is a graduate of the Central City Business Institute in Syracuse, NY.



BOYDEN, William C. - William C. "Bill" Boyden, age 71, of Mainesburg, PA died Saturday, April 8, 2017 at his home. Bill was the husband of the late Rieta P. (Baker) Boyden who died on December 11, 2013. He was born on July 6, 1945 in Blossburg, PA, a son of Charles and Bette (Lawrence) Boyden. Bill was employed as an engineer at North Penn Telephone before he retired. He was an Air Force veteran having served during the Vietnam War; was a member and lifetime supporter of the N.R.A.; enjoyed hunting, firearms, marksmanship, woodworking and going to logging festivals. Bill is survived by two daughters, Robin Kent of Mainesburg, PA, Billie Sue Atkinson of Morris Run, PA, his mother-in-law, Elva "Peg" Maines of Mainesburg, PA, four grandchildren, Jessica Kent (Christopher) Moore, Michael Kent, Joseph Heater, and David Mascho; two great grandchildren, Christian and Leighton Moore; two brothers and a sister-in-law, James (Donna) Boyden of Mainesburg, PA, John Boyden of Aztec, NM; a sister and brother-in-law, Donna (John) Elsbree, Troy, PA. He was predeceased by his wife, Rieta; a son, David C. DeKay, and a brother, Flynn Boyden. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel And Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A memorial service will follow at 7:00 P.M. at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to Susquehanna Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, PA 16901. - Mansfield Gazette, 12 April 2017

COLE Roy David (Stone) Cole
 66, of Rag Valley Road, Mackeyville, Pa., died at St. Joseph's Hospital Dec. 30, 2010. Roy spent the last six months at The Laurel Center in Hamburg, Pa. Born Dec. 16, 1944, he was the adopted son of Keith and Elizabeth Cole of Mansfield, Pa., and graduated from Mansfield High School. He is survived by a close friend, Connie Cole. Roy served his country in the Army National Guard, worked for Widmann's Warehouse in McElhattan, Pa., Ed's Mainline in Linden, Pa., and was a self-employed contractor. He enjoyed hunting, attending auctions, buying and selling tools and setting up at the Watsontown and Antes Fort Flea Markets. At Roy's request there will be no public services.

COLEGROVE, James W. - James W. "Jim" Colegrove, 68, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Arcadia Health and Rehab Center in Pensacola, Fla., where he had resided for the past three years. Jim was born on Jan. 2, 1946, to the late Anna Belle (Loveland) and Max L. Colegrove and grew up in Mansfield. He was a graduate of Mansfield Senior High School (1963) and Mansfield State College (1967) with a BS degree in Social Studies. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps and served in Liberia, Africa working at a leprosarium. Upon his return, he learned the locksmith trade and established Village Forge Locksmith in Williamsport. Jim was interested in poetry and archeology, and he loved his family and dogs. Survivors include his daughter, Karen Hensley of Pensacola, Fla.; brothers, John (Phyllis) Colegrove of Willow Spring, N.C., Richard (Deb) Colegrove of Mansfield; sister, Mary Jane (Robert) Taylor of Shippensburg; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.Trahan Family Funeral Home, Pensacola, Fla., is in charge of arrangements. Memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mansfield Free Library, North Main St., or the Mansfield Area Food Pantry, 771-lot#1, Lambs Creek Road, Mansfield, Pa. 16933. – Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 2014

CUMMINGS Duane Robert Cummings [SRGP 87507]
66, of Mansfield, Pa., died peacefully Saturday evening, July 2, 2011, at his home while surrounded by family.  Born on March 2, 1945, in Elmira, N.Y., a son of Earl and Helen (Batz) Cummings and raised by his mother and stepfather, Edgar Fish. Duane loved spending time with family and his golden retriever, Buddy. He enjoyed reading and entering his canned goods at the Tioga County Fair.  Duane was a talented woodworker and loved making hummingbirds that he gave to the special people in his life. He was a Boy Scout leader and coached Little League for many years. Duane also enjoyed and took great pride in his Ford Jubilee tractor. He was a life member of the Hillside Rod and Gun Club, Blossburg and a social member of Mansfield's VFW. In earlier years, Duane was employed by Roger Andrew's Well Drilling in Wellsboro. He later retired while working for the Ward Foundry in Blossburg.  Surviving is his wife of nearly 13 years, Patricia; children, Kassidy at home, Richard (Stephanie) Cummings of Peabody, Mass., Christina Wilkins (Chris Gee) of Middlebury, Angela Wilkins of Wellsboro, Jennifer (Kip) Baldwin of Millerton, Lisa Tillman of Salem, Mass.; siblings, Marylyn Hynds and Donald Cummings, both of Georgia, Earl Cummings of California, Gary (Connie) Fish and Janice (Glen) Paris, all of Mansfield, Charlene (Tom) Shoff of Loyalsock, Phyllis Miranda of Watertown, Myron (Jeanne) Fish of Three Springs; grandchildren, Jake, Sophia, Gunnar, Jason, Daniel, Alex, Logan, Wyatt, Kevin, Dillan; step-grandchildren, Cassie, Erica, Mason, Grant; special sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Mary Lou and Carl Smith of Mansfield, Joann and Jim Spencer of Wellsboro; very dear friends and caregivers, Carroll and Anne Seibert, both of Mansfield; many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Besides his parents and stepfather, Duane was predeceased by sisters, Lydia Vorhess, Myrtie Close, Beverly Mitchell, Betty Saltre; brothers, David and Darwin Cummings, Edgar "Bub" Fish; and a granddaughter, Lydia Wilkins.  Friends may call 10 to noon, Wednesday at Zwicharowski Funeral Home, 314 Granger St., Blossburg, with services following at noon. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorials in Mr. Cummings' name may be made to Mansfield's Food Pantry, Lambs Creek Road, Mansfield, Pa.    Star Gazette – July 4, 2011  

Diane Age 60, of Canton, PA, died June 21, 2005 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born on April 14, 1945, a daughter of Edna (Porter) Hartsock and the late John Hartsock. In addition to her mother, Edna, surviving are her husband of 40 years, Lamar; two daughters, Sandy (Thomas) Butters of Canton, Christine (D. Robert) Letts of Camp Hill, PA; five grandchildren, Adam, Katelyn and Brandon Butters, Derek and Tyler Letts; a brother, Michael (Shelly) Hartsock of Michigan; nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. She was predeceased by a sister; Connie Henry. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, at Canton's Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) with retired minister, Rev. Jasper Smith, officiating. Burial will be in Windfall Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church at P.O. Box 4, Grover, PA 17735. Arrangements are in care of Pepper Funeral Home, Canton.  

WANICH Karen R., 63, formerly of Mansfield, PA, diedMarch 26, 2008 at Valley View Nursing Center, Montoursville, PA. She was born August 6, 1944 in Bloomsburg, PA, the daughter of William and Ruth Dent Wanich. Karen was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, and an active participant in the "Relay for Life". She was a huge fan of Pat Boone, and loved Schnauzer dogs. Karen is survived by her brother, Thomas of Harrisburg, PA; a niece, Lyndsey; and a nephew, Michael; her stepmother, Jean Wanich of Benton, PA; two stepsisters, Nancy Harrison of Benton, PA, and Sharon Swisher of Unityville, PA. There will be no prior calling hours. Karen's funeral service will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, with Rev. Richard Berg, her Pastor, officiating. Burial in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Karen's memory may be made to Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/28/2008.

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