|Mansfield PA and Richmond Township in Tioga County PA|
||In the lower picture the Brick Shool, built 1881, is shown in 1920. The picture at left shows the old schoool in the right background with the 1927 gym addition in front. The old school was eventually torn down. In its place now stands the larger part of the present High School.|
Mansfield High School Graduates
This information was taken from the 1938 school year book. Joyce M. Tice has added supplemental information.
|We now have a local history museum in Mansfield representing
the area in and naer Manfield.
Visit the History Center on Main Street at 83 North Main Street. We also have a locaton at 61 North Main Street.
Regular hours are noon to 3 T, W Th or by appointment.
Planning a Reunion? Be sure to include a visit to the History Center to see our Blue and Gold Room, Displays of yearbooks and ALL the graduates of this school. We like to have Welcome Home Receptions for our returning Mansfieldians.
If you have obituaries for classmates, parents siblings, that we have not includedon the class pages, please send them to us.
|OCCUPATION||SPOUSE NAME||SRGP ID||Life Years||Cemetery|
|AYERS||Mary||1923||402 1st St., Denora, Pa.||James Bennett||42479||MSNS 1925||1904-1999||Prospect Cemetery|
|BAITY||Anna||1923||Mainesburg, Pa.||Elmer Smith||03505||1904-1984||State Road|
|BARDEN||Edna||1923||4225 Gov't Rd., Richmond, Va.||Ernest Kersey||88005||1904-1979||Oakwood|
|BARKWELL||Sarah||1923||1261 Church St., Elmira, NY||Dave Waltman||85821||1902-1994|
|BELKNAP||Katherine||1923||24 W. Orchard St., Hempstead, NY||John Steinberg||87197||MSNS 1925|
|BENSON||Reed||1923||109 Vanderbilt St., Athens, Pa.||Teacher||[Leone Smith]||13819||MSNS 1925||1905-1986||Watson Cemetery|
|BINNING||George||1923||Los Angeles, Calif.||86689||1903-1992||Oregon|
|BRACE||Ronald||1923||Johnson City, NY||20527||MSNS 1926||1903-1986||Shinglehouse|
|BROWN||Lucy||1923||New Berlin, NY||William Elliott|
|CRUTTENDEN||Herman||1923||Westfield, Pa.||78666||1904-1980||Wellsboro Cemetery|
|DAVIS||Howard||1923||Mansfield, Pa.||Garage Prop.||Mary Treat||82441||1905-1988||Prospect Cemetery|
|HAKES||Evelyn||1923||Mansfield, Pa.||Gerald Barnes||80869||MSNS 1925||1904-1961||Prospect Cemetery|
|INGALLS||Phoebe||1923||Jackson Summit, Pa.||Ernest White||66935||1904-|
|JAQUISH||Naomi||1923||138 Lemon St., Lancaster, Pa.||Harry Miller||55134||MSNS 1926||1901-|
|JERALD||Alice||1923||Mansfield, Pa.||Vernon Smith||05174||1906-1985||Prospect Cemetery|
|JERALD||Marian||1923||R D 1, Mansfield, Pa.||Ross Smith||05369||1905-1960||Prospect Cemetery|
|JUPENLAZ||Elise||1923||Mansfield, Pa.||Teacher, Wellsboro||79223||MSNS 1925||1904-2002||Prospect Cemetery|
|KRISE||Annabel||1923||Mainesburg, Pa.||Maurice Strange||11732||MSTC 1927||1904-1984||Mainesburg Cemetery|
|LEWIS||Elsie||1923||Thurston St., Elmira, NY||Clifford Peck||84015|
|LEWIS||Lena||1923||Horseheads, NY||William Carmon||83140|
|MANEVAL||Margretta||1923||R D 1, Tioga, Pa.||Francis Dailey||92559|
|ODELL||Harold||1923||111 Lincoln St., Rutherford, NJ||05764||MSNS 1926||1906-1989|
|OMELION||Mary||1923||Waterville, NY||George Achzet||17116|
|POWERS||Bernita||1923||Wellsboro, Pa.||K. C. Spencer||84690||MSNS 1926||1905-1981||Wellsboro Cemetery|
|ROSE||Elliott||1923||Fort Pierce, Fla||07469||1901-1969|
|ROSE||Lawrence||1923||11 Boyleston St., Bradford, Pa.||07470||1905-1951||State Road|
|SMITH||Aaron||1923||Mainesburg, Pa.||Margaret Webster||13365||1903-1984||Mainesburg Cemetery|
|SMITH||Lee||1923||R D 1, Mansfield, Pa.||[Evalyn Charlton]||05176||1906-1996||Prospect Cemetery|
|SMITH||Leone||1923||109 Vanderbilt St., Athens, Pa.||Reed Benson||05604||1904-|
|SOPER||Leona||1923||137 Cedar St., Corning, NY||John Bellinger
|07295||1904-1994||Tioga County Memorial Garden|
|WATKINS||Dennis||1923||R D , Mansfield, Pa.||Hazel Miller||03532||1903-1974||Frost Settlement Cemetery|
|WHITE||Julia||1923||707 Crescent Ave., Northmont, Reading, Pa.||H. C. Hume||MSNS 1925|
|YOUMANS||Ivah||1923||Wellsboro, Pa.||Harold Deane||51707||MSNS 1926||1905-2002||Wellsboro Cemetery|
|YOUMANS||Laura||1923||R D 3, Wellsboro, Pa.||Peake|
BARDEN, Edna (SRGP 88005) - Edna Barden Kersey, age 79, of Richmond, Virginia, formerly of Mansfield, died on Friday, Sept. 30, 1983, at the Richmond Memorial Hospital in Richmond, VA. She was born in Mansfield and attended Mansfield schools. She was a retired employee of Miller Rhodes Department Store in Richmond and was a member of the Montrose Baptist Church of Richmond. She is survived by two sons, Ernest C. Kersey, Jr., and Carl Milton Kersey; three sisters, Mrs. Lila Bell of Mansfield, Miss Teresa Barden, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Marie Wehrle of Salt Springs, Florida; two brothers, John Barden of Seminole, Florida, and William Barden of Endwell, NY; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at the Nelson Funeral Home on Oct. 1, followed by graveside services at the Oakwood Cemetery at Richmond. - Wellsboro Gazette, October 19, 1983, p.39
Herman W. Cruttenden, age 76 of Wellsboro, PA died Saturday,
August 2, 1980 at Arnot-Ogden Hospital, Elmira, NY. Friends may call at the
Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro Sunday 2-4 and Monday 7-9 p.m. Funeral
services will be held there Tuesday at 1 p.m., Rev. S. Wade Stewart officiating.
Burial Wellsboro Cemetery.
Survived by wife, Clara Englehart Cruttenden; two daughters, Mrs. John (Gayle) Kratzert of Elmira, NY, Mrs. John (Velma) Coolidge of Big Flats, NY; two sons, Gary Cruttenden of Horseheads, NY, Duane Cruttenden of Big Flats, NY; one sister, Mrs. Wade McConnell of Mansfield, PA; one brother,Norris Cruttenden of Wellsboro; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Cruttenden was born January 11, 1904 at Lambs Creek, PA the son of Charles and Sarah Rice Cruttenden. He was a retired insurance agent with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. with 20 years of service.
Mr. and Mrs. Cruttenden observed their 52nd wedding anniversary on November 1, 1979.
DAVIS, Florence Marie (SRGP 54636) - Florence Marie Davis, aged 21 years, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Davis, of Elmira, died Nov. 30 . she was a member of the First Baptist church of Mansfield and a graduate of the Mansfield-Richmond High School in the class of 1923. Miss Davis was a member of the L.S.C. and a former member of the orchestra at Mansfield State Normal School. She was engaged to marry Clarence W. Bedell, of Elmira, formerly of Elkland. The wedding was to have been solemnized October 17, had Miss Davis' health permitted. She is survived by her parents; a brother, Stanley C. Davis, of Elmira; her grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Emmet Hall, of Mansfield; and a grandmother, Mrs. Martha M. Davis, of New Milford, PA. The funeral was held at Mansfield, Rev. D.J. Griffiths, assisted by Rev. John F. Hall, of Elmira, officiating; burial in the Mansfield cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, December 9, 1925
HAKES, Evelyn [SRGP 80869] - Mrs. Evelyn Hakes Barnes, 57, of Mansfield, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 1961. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield and was a teacher in the Middlebury Center School for 17 years until illness forced her to stop. She was also a member of the Twilight Chapter OES. Evelyn was a daughter of Mrs. Hakes and the late Fred Hakes. She grew up in Mansfield and attended Mansfield Schools, graduating from Mansfield High School and State College with a B.S. degree. Survived by mother, Mrs. Sarah Ingalls Hakes; brother, Richard Hakes of Mansfield RD 3; 1 nephew Loren Hakes of Rochester and one great nephew; uncle, Charles A. Ingalls and aunt, Mrs. Leona Eaton of Ontario, Calif. Funeral service was held at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home Tuesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Earl Sires and the Rev. David Griffiths officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Mansfield Advertiser, 20 September 1961, p.5
HOWARD S. DAVIS [SRGP 82441] age 82 of 85 North Main St., Mansfield, PA, Tuesday, March 8, 1988 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. Friends may call the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Friday 1 to 2 p.m. Funeral will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours, 2 p.m. Rev. James T. Dawes officiating. Burial in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield, PA. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Caroline and Robert Prevette of Waukesha, WI; 3 grandson. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Treat Davis in 1979. He was a lifetime resident of Mansfield where he owned and operated the H.S. Davis Garage for 40 years retiring in 1972. He served as Treasurer of the Municipal Water Authority in Mansfield, PA. He was a member of United Methodist Church of Mansfield and had served on the Board of Directors of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. He was born in Mansfield, PA, May 29, 1905, the son of Sharon A. and Jennie Campbell Davis. –Elmira Star Gazette
JERALD, Alice - MRS. VERNON B. SMITH
Alice E.J. Smith, 79, wife of Vernon B. Smith, of Mansfield RD 3, died Monday, Sept. 16, 1985, at Wellsboro. Born at Richmond Twp., Tioga County, March 23, 1906, she was a daughter of Charles and Ethel Shaw Jerald. Surviving, besides her husband, are two sons, Alden and Jerald, both of Mansfield; three daughters, Lorritta Speidel, of Oak Park, Ill., Dena Brownlee, of Palm Beach, Fla., and Martha Marra, of Belford, NJ; a brother, Charles Jerald, in Florida; three sisters, Lorena Penno, of Mansfield, Louise Bush, of New Castle, Del., and Fredelia Weeks, of Bristolville, Ohio; 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1 pm Thursday at Scureman's, 130 South Main St., Mansfield. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery. The Rev. Royal Speidel, a son-in-law, of Oak Park, will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 pm, Wednesday.
JERALD - Mrs. Marian J. Smith, 55, of Mansfield RD1 died Sunday, July 31, 1960. She was a member of the Mansfield Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Ross smith; son Roger of Mansfield RD1; brother Charles Jerald of Tunkhannock; sisters, Mrs. Alice Smith and Mrs. Lorena J. Penno of Mansfield, Mrs. Louise Bush of Englishtown, NJ and Mrs. Fedalia Week of Bristonville, Ohio. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Donald Cronk officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery in Mansfield. - Wellsboro Agitator, 4 August 1960
ELISE M. JUPENLAZ (SRGP 79223)
Elise M. Jupenlaz, 97, of Mansfield died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Aug. 23, 1904, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of Ernest G. and Rosa Groh Jupenlaz. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield. Preceding her in death were her brothers, Henry and Ernest J. Jupenlaz; and a sister, Helen Beard. Surviving are cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Waltz of Mansfield. There were no prior calling hours. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 13, at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield, with the Rev. Joyce Treas, her pastor, officiating. Burial was made at Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield.
KRISE, Annabel - MRS. MAURICE STRANGE
Annabel K. Strange, 79, of Mainesburg died Saturday, March 3, 1984 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. She was born Nov. 19, 1904 in Mainesburg, the daughter of Charles B. and Dorna Doud Krise. Her husband, Maurice Strange, died in 1978. Surviving are: son, Jack M. Strange of Mansfield; one sister, Frances Maude Goodrich of St. Louis, Missouri; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two nieces and one nephew. The funeral was held at 8 pm Sunday, March 4, 1984 at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home from 7 pm until the time of the service. Burial was in the Mainesburg Cemetery. The Rev. Edwin Green, pastor of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church officiated.
ODELL - Harold A. Odell, former Mansfield area resident, died March 8, 1989 at Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY. Born in Frost Settlement, Covington Township in 1906, he was the oldest son of Verne and Lulu Adams O’Dell. Educated at Mansfield Normal School and Ohio University, he received his advance degrees at Columbia University. His professional career totaled 46 years in education, 26 of those years serving as principal at Rutherford and Princeton, NJ, E. Harford, Conn. And Eastridge High School in Irondequoit, NY, where he organized Eastridge High School for the district and recruited and hired the entire staff for the school which opened in 1958. He retired in 1972. Dr. Odell was a member of Phi Delta Kappa, served as chairman of the Viking District Boy Scouts of America, was a board member of the Irondequoit Public Library, and served as deacon of the Irondequoit Presbyterian Church. He was also a member of the board of directors of the Association of Teenage Diplomats, the Rochester Association of the United Nations, the U.S. College Entrance Examination Board, the Rochester Friendship Council and the International Sister Cities of Rochester. Dr. Odell visited all seven of Rochester’s sister cities and headed a Turkish exchange program. As supporter and volunteer of the East Irondequoit community, he was instrumental in organizing the district’s 30th anniversary celebration in 1987 and he helped start the Eastridge Alumni Hall of Fame. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Travers Odell; a daughter and son-in-law, Lucinda and Dennis Bealin of NJ; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert N. and Joan Odell of Horseheads, NY, and C. Willard Odell of Elmont; a granddaughter, Betsy; and several nieces and grandnieces. Services were held at the Irondequoit Presbyterian Church Sunday, March 12. Funeral arrangements were handled by Burn-Hanna Funeral Home, Rochester, NY. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Irondequoit Presbyterian Church of the Harold A. Odell Scholarship Fund at Eastridge High School, c/o Parents/Teachers/Students Association, 2350 E. Ridge Road, Rochester, NY 14622 - Wellsboro Gazette, March 29, 1989
POWERS, Bernita Helen [SRGP 84690] – Bernita Helen Spencer [Kenneth Spencer], age 76, of 59 Central Ave., Wellsboro, died on Saturday, Nov. 14, 1981, at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital following a long illness. She was born Aug. 27, 1905 at Mansfield, the daughter of Nicholas D. and Jennie S. Gibbs Powers. She was a retired school teacher having taught for many years in the Charleston, Covington, and Wellsboro schools. She was a devout member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, a graduate of the Mansfield High School, and the former Mansfield Normal School; a charter member and past worthy matron of the Mary Wells Chapter 452 OES, Wellsboro. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth C. Spencer; one daughter, Mrs. JoAnn Fishel of Shiremanstown; one son, Eugene C. Spencer of Wellsboro; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. George B. Lineker and the Rev. Peter C. Van der Hiel officiating. Burial in the Wellsboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends may contribute to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in her memory. – Wellsboro Gazette, 18 November 1981, p.12
ELLIOTT S. ROSE
Elliott S. Rose, 61, of Wellsboro RD 5, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 1963. He was the owner of Rose Insurance Agency, Wellsboro; a member of the Fort Lauderdale Methodist Church, Fla. Survived by mother, Mrs. Harriett Brainard Rose; sister, Miss Gladys Rose both of Wellsboro. Body at Kuhl Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Calling hours: Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there Saturday at 11 am, the Rev. Harrison De Walt. State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.
Lawrence Rose, 46, died February 23, 1951, at his home in Bradford. A son of Elmer M. and Harriet Brainerd Rose, was born in Sullivan Township and spent his boyhood there. He was a graduate of Mansfield Senior High School. In May 1935, he married Miss Mary Marquis who survives him. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Bradford. Besides his wife he is survived by his mother, Mrs. Harriet Rose of Washingtonville, NY; brother, Elliott Rose of Wellsboro; and a sister Miss Gladys Rose, of Washingtonville. Funeral services were held Monday at the State Road Baptist Church, the Rev. Paul Fattaruso officiating. Burial was in the State Road Cemetery.
SMITH, AARON R.
Age 81 of Mainesburg, PA RD 1, Friday, October 5, 1984 in the Divine Providence Hospital in Williamsport, PA. Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield Sunday evening 7-9 pm. Funeral there Monday at 1 pm, the Rev. Win Green officiated. Burial in Mainesburg Cemetery. Survived by his wife, Margaret Webster Smith; four daughters, Mrs. Clifford (Betty) Rice of Wabasso, FL, Mr. Geraldine Worden of Sebastian, FL, Mrs. Marian Talbot of Roseland, FL and Mrs. James (Juanita) Junod of Williamsport, PA; seven sons, Ellsworth of Millerton, Wendell of Corning, Wilbur of Wellsboro, Roger D. of Mansfield, Kenneth of Mainesburg, Theodore of LaPlata, MD and Chester of Mainesburg; 28 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren. Member of the State Road Baptist Church and a former member of the Former Mansfield Joint School Board for 18 years. He was a retired farmer. Born August 23, 1903 in Sullivan Township, PA the son of Delbert and May Ripley Smith. The family will furnish the flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the Annette Smith Memorial Park Fund.
SMITH, Lee J. [SRGP 05176] - Lee J. Smith, 89, formerly of Mansfield, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at Divine Providence Hospital in Williamsport. Born March 21, 1906 in Mansfield, he was a son of Albert B. and Cora May Cleveland Smith. He had been Mansfield's Justice of the Peace and later worked as a real estate agent. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mansfield, Williamsport Consistory, a member of the Pennsylvania Grange North Elk Run, an accomplished wood craftsman and poet with works published in the International Society of Poets and the National Society of Poets Publication. Surviving are his wife, Evalyn Charlton Smith; a son and daughter-in-law, David C. and Robbin Smith of Williamsport; four grandchildren, Amy E. Smith of Philadelphia, Jennifer E. Bomboy of Columbia, MD, Jerry A. Smith and Matthew D. Smith, both of Williamsport; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours were held on Friday, Jan. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 6, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Sandy Hunter officiating. Burial was made in Prospect Cemetery, Mansfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, January 10, 1996, p.5
WATKINS Dennis E [SRGP 03352]
Wellsboro Gazette – October 17, 1974
Dennis E Watkins, 71, of Palmetto, Fla , a native of Mansfield, died Thursday, Oct 10, 1974, at his home. He was born April 16, 1903, a son of Orlando and Betty Watkins. He was a member of the Covington Church of Christ, Disciples. Mr. Watkins was a retired electrician, having worked at Mansfield State College for many years. He owned and operated the family homestead farm on Canoe Camp Road. Surviving are his wife, the former Hazel Miller, a son, Ralph, of Mansfield, a daughter, Mrs. Bettie Stevenson, of Mansfield, a brother, Lyle of Ellenton, Fla., a sister, Mrs. Vera Watkins, of Fort Meyers, Fla., 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
YOUMANS –IVAH Y. DEANE age 97 died October 24, 2002 at the Green
Home. She was born April 1, 1905 the daughter of the
late Mark A. and Edna Frost Youmans. Born and grew up in the Mansfield area, she graduated from Mansfield High School and Mansfield Normal (now Mansfield University) and taught for three years in Covington High School. She married Harold A. Deane August 1929 and lived in Wellsboro and was a part time employee for the Green free Library for several years. In 1941 she moved to Rochester, NY and became engaged as Research Librarian for the General dynamics Corporation. Upon retirement in 1963 she came back to Wellsboro and occupied the old Deane homestead. Ivah was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Wellsboro Art Club, Friday Club, Tioga County Historical Society and Friends of the Laurels, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold and a brother, Raymond Youmans. Survived by sister-in-law, Eileen Youmans and three nieces, Mrs. Carlyle Woodward (Barbara), Florida, Mrs. William Taylor (Phyllis), Elmira, NY and Charles Schmidt (Sharon), Maryland; grand-niece, Mrs. Robert (Carla) Jungquist; several great-nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 27, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 130 Main Street, Wellsboro, Pa. with Rev. Dr. Robert K. Greer officiating. Family will furnish flowers. Memorials may be contributed to the Green Free Library, 134 Main Street, Wellsboro, Pa. or the Tioga County Historical Society, 120 Main Street, Wellsboro, Pa. Burial in Wellsboro Cemetery. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a “Life Celebration Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, Pa. –Elmira Star Gazette