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Mansfield High School Graduates 1976
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.
1968 Yearbook Photo
From the 1976 Manscript - Yearbook of Mansfield High School.
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Surname First Name Year Spouse  
Allington Violet 1976 Mike Wilson  
Aumick Dale 1976    
Aumick Edna 1976 Tom Robbins  
Aumick Tanya 1976    
Barron Linda 1976 Mike Estep  
Bartlett Dale 1976    
Belknap Eugene 1976    
Bellows- Fritz Debbie` 1976 Hollenbeck  
Benson Carla 1976 Jungquist  
Berg Carol 1976 Antonio Caprio  
Biscardi Matt 1976 Pam Wilkins  
Bixby Chris 1976    
Blood Pam 1976 Dave Morgan  
Booth Blair 1976    
Bowker Wanda 1976 McGuire  
Brueilly Debbie 1976 Minnick  
Button Mark 1976    
Campbell Denise 1976 Roberts  
Case Dennis 1976    
Clark Bruce 1976    
Clark Debbie 1976 Ferguson  
Costello Greg 1976    
Craig Jona 1976    
Crawford Jerry 1976   1957-2001 State Road Cemetery
Cummings Bonnie 1976 Cooney  
Curtis Chuck 1976    
Dandois Faith 1976    
Day Ken 1976    
DeGenaro Nancy 1976 Harry  
DeGenaro Rosanne 1976 Shaw  
DeLosa Pete 1976    
Doud Walt 1976    
Doughty Diane 1976 VanNote  
Dykstra Bob 1976    
Dzuiba Doreen 1976    
Earl Cindy 1976    
Eggersdorf Kevin 1976    
Ensminger Jeff 1976    
Fethers Debbie 1976 Vail  
Fiamingo Julie 1976 Langan  
Fravel John 1976    
Gardner Ed 1976    
Gillespie Suzanne 1976    
Griffin Craig T. 1976    
Hall Kevin 1976    
Hamblin Rick 1976    
Heater Roger 1976    
Holly Patty 1976 Zerphey 1958-2007  
Holton Jack 1976    
Horton Scott 1976    
Hurley Peggy 1976    
Jay Craig 1976    
Jeffers JoAnn 1976 Clem  
Johnson Chris 1976    
Jones Dave 1976    
Jones Lisa 1976 John Ball  
Kendrick Jim 1976    
Kreitzer Sara 1976 Rick Roupp  
Leipold Pam 1976    
Little Max 1976    
Marble Roger 1976    
Marriner Michelle 1976 Edwards  
Mason Devon 1976    
Maxson Carolyn 1976    
McConnell Nancy 1976    
McDonald Greg 1976    
Miller  Tim 1976    
Mitchell Charlene 1976 Sampson  
Mizdail Grag 1976    
Morgan Dave 1976    
Neal Jim 1976    
Parthemer Debbie 1976 David Johnston  
Pfaadt Meg 1976 Tim Argo  
Powlison Kim 1976 Averette  
Rizzo Lori 1976    
Sabo Dave 1976    
Sargent Barb 1976    
Saveson John B. 1976    
Schmitz Geoff 1976    
Scott Debbie 1976   1958-2013  
Seymour Mary Lynn 1976    
Mase Annette 1976    
Sherman Rod 1976    
Simpson Karin 1976 Gutshall  
Slaymaker Gary 1976    
Smith Rhonda 1976 Hamilton  
Snyder Kerry 1976 Husted  
Spencer Dennis 1976    
Starkweather Duane 1976    
Strange Dick 1976    
Strohecker Bill 1976    
Thompson Sarah 1976 Nittinger  
Tice Mike 1976    
Tooker Tricia 1976 Krick  
Trowbridge Kathy 1976 Arnold  
Van Noy Judy 1976    
Ward Dan 1976    
Wheeler Kim LouKota 1976    
Wilcox Brian 1976   1959-2017  
Wilkins Pam 1976   1958-2014  
Wollmann Chuck 1976    
Wood Penny 1976 Crum  
Worden Dan 1976    
Wunderlich Marvin 1976   1958-2000  
Dubgard Else 1976 Denmark  
Maruyama Mariko 1976 Japan  

                Jerry L. Crawford, 43, of Mansfield died Wednesday, July 4, 2001, as a result of an automobile accident.   Born Nov. 6, 1957, in Wellsboro, he was the son of Harold and Vera (Aumick) Crawford.   He was a 1976 graduate of Mansfield High School and a 1978 graduate of  Williamsport Area Community College.   He was currently employed at Broad Acres Nursing Home as a nursing assistant. He was a member and former deacon of the Canoe Camp Church of  Christ. He enjoyed fishing and camping.  Surviving are his parents; uncles and their wives, William and Karen Aumick of Williamsport, Burton and Winifred Crawford of Wellsboro and Henry and  Barbara Garrison of Millerton; one aunt and her husband, Loretta and Edward Korzon of Beacon Falls, Conn.; several cousins; best friend, Randy Bennett of Wellsboro.  Calling hours were held Saturday, July 7, at the Scureman Funeral Home,  Mansfield, where the funeral service was held with the Rev. Kirk Smethers  officiating.  Burial was made at State Road Cemetery, Richmond Township. [Correction - Sullivan Township] Memorial donations may be made to the Canoe Camp Church of Christ, 1104 S.  Main Street, Mansfield, Pa. 16933.

HOLLY, Patricia Jean - Patricia Jean Holly-Zerphey, age 49, [May 3, 2007] of 2620 Blair Street Extension, Montoursville, PA, has gone to live with the Lord our God, as well as all of those who have eagerly awaited her arrival. She finally lost her incredibly brave battle with cancer after nine and a half years, and her courage in the face of this uncaring beast has forever inspired all those who were blessed to know her. Patricia was born in Wellsboro, PA on February 15, 1958, the daughter of Vincent Holly and the late Mary Jane Wilson Holly. She was a member of St. Anns Catholic Church in Williamsport, PA. Patricia was a sales representative for the Janway Corp. in Balls Mills, PA. She was the first woman president of the Williamsport Management Club. Patricia enjoyed golf. She is survived by her husband, John D. Zerphey, of Montoursville, PA. Mr. and Mrs. Zerphey would have celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary this June 15, 2007. She is survived by her father, Vincent Holly, of Williamsport, a sister, Carole Holly, of Mechanicsburg, PA, a brother, Raymond Holly, of Denver, CO. She is also survived by her Godparents, Aunt Teresa and Uncle Joseph Gabriel, of Broomall, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anns Catholic Church, 1220 Northway Road, Williamsport, on Friday morning at 11 a.m. The Rev. Fidelis Ekemgba, Chaplain at the Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport, will officiate. Friends may call at the church on Friday morning from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Providence Health System Foundation for the benefit of the Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport. Arrangements are being handled by the Crouse Funeral Home, Williamsport, PA. 570-322-4706

SCOTT Debra A. Scott
54, died on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla., after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born on Nov. 24, 1958, in Sayre, to Graydon and Christine Kinch Scott.  Debra grew up in Mansfield. She graduated from Mansfield Jr.-Sr. High School in 1976 and received a dual degree in communications and theater from Mansfield State College. Debra was a member of the Metro West Church of the Nazarene in Orlando. She was very active in her church and she enjoyed movies, the theatre, and the arts. She worked as a creative writer and online content developer for TV stations and newspapers in North Dakota, Buffalo, Chicago, Philadelphia and Orlando. She worked at Tribune Media Services Voice News Network,, Channel 13 News online in Orlando and the Orlando Sentinel Online. Debra last worked for PSI, International, writing for and creating a virtual hospital to help military doctors when they're out in the battlefield. She moved into the digital media mainstream, but still maintained her creative roots. Debra was a very humble, faithful woman of God who has been described as kind, graceful and extremely generous to everyone that knew her.  Debra was preceded in death by her mother in 1993; her father in 2005; and nephew, Alex Scott in 2003. Debra is survived by brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Nilsa Scott; niece and nephew, Ariana and Nicholas, all of Dryden, N.Y.; and niece Emily Scott of Elmira, N.Y.  A memorial celebration of her life will be held at the First Assembly church in Ithaca, N.Y, 197 Bostwick Road on Sunday, Feb. 10 at noon. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting financial assistance for the services.   Wellsboro Gazette – February 5, 2013

WILCOX, Brian David [SRGP 83458 - Brian David Wilcox, age 58, of Mechanicsburg, and formerly of Mansfield, went home while being cared for by his wife and children on Thursday, January 12, 2017, after a battle with cancer.  Brian was born on Monday, January 12, 1959 in Wellsboro, PA to the late Jack Morris Wilcox and Mary Josephine (Stuart) Wilcox. Brian’s survivors include his wife of 28 years, Christina “Chris” Beverly (Eyre) Wilcox; his four children: Bailey Mason and her husband, Tyler, of Middletown, Sydney Wilcox, Elijah Wilcox, Reilly Wilcox all of Mechanicsburg; his brother, Jack Wilcox; and his godson, Riley James and his mother, Jenn. Brian graduated from Mansfield High School as part of the class of 1977 and from Mansfield University where he earned two degrees in physics and computer science.  He worked for BAE Systems in Mechanicsburg for almost 20 years as a programmer.  Brian was a member of Camp Hill United Methodist Church since 1999, where he was a coach in the Upwards Basketball Youth League and Band of Brother Men’s Group.  He had a giving heart, which could often be seen in his love for children.  Brian had a playful spirit and personality, so much so that he could be found riding on the shopping cart at the grocery store.   He also enjoyed playing trivial pursuit and doing all sorts of puzzles.  Brian loved supporting Messiah’s soccer teams and he attended most of their games. Brian loved his family and was all about them.  He coached his daughter’s soccer team for many years while she played for HMMS Soccer and he took his son hunting.  Brian would spend time reading books, singing songs, and telling stories to his kids.  Brian didn’t let anything stop him from doing things with his family.  While he was sick, he ran in a mud run with his daughter, Sydney.  His family holds many memories with him, including camping together in the Mansfield Woods.  Brian was always protective of his family and he worked hard to keep them safe.   All are welcome to join Brian’s family at his memorial service on Sunday, January 22, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. with reception with greeting of guest to follow at 3:00 p.m. at Camp Hill United Methodist Church, 417 South 22nd Street, Camp Hill, PA 17011; with Pastor Anna Layman Knox, Reverend Dr. Stephen Gallaher, and Reverend Dr. Jack Grove officiating.  Honored to be the urn bearer is Elijah Wilcox.  Cremation and interment will be private and at the family’s convenience. Contributions in celebration of Brian’s life can be made to the United Methodist Home for Children, 5120 Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050, Brian’s family has entrusted his care to Myers – Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421. - Mansfield Gazette, January 25, 2017

WILKINS, Pamela Jean - (32823)  Pamela Jean (Wilkins) Biscardi, 56, of 1177 Bloss Mountain Road, Liberty, passed away Saturday June 7, 2014 at her residence. Born May 21, 1958, in Troy, she was the daughter of Lloyd G. (deceased) and Shirley L. Wilkins (surviving). Pamela married Matthew Biscardi on July 31, 1976.Pamela and Matt owned Matt's Auto Parts of Liberty. Surviving Pamela in addition to her husband, Matt of Liberty; her mother Shirley Wilkins of Troy; are daughters, Gretchen Lenore (Biscardi) Lake and her husband Robert V. Lake, Laura Jean Biscardi; sisters, Sheryl (Michael) Head, Nancy (Jack) Moore, Kathy (Paul) Chamberlain, Phyllis (James) Aumick, Sally (Gordon) Lewis, Vicki (Joe) Strauss; brothers, Gary (Sandy) Wilkins, David Wilkins; and by grandson, Robert Matthew "Cubby" Lake. Friends will be received at Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg, Friday June 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. Services will follow at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Ken Marple officiating. – Wellsboro Gazette, 9 June 2014

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