We now have a local history museum in Mansfield representing the area in and near Mansfield including Richmond, Sullivan, Rutland, Covington, Tioga and more
Visit the History Center on Main Street at 83 North Main Street where our library resources are housed. We also have a museum location at 61 North Main Street.
Regular hours are noon to 3 T, W Th or by appointment. Extended Summer Hours
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If you have ancestors in our area, the History Center would like to meet you and show you what we know about your family and learn what you know that we don't. Mansfield area people are the core of what we value. Our genealogy database of nearly 100,000 individuals with local connections may include your ancestors. We also have filing cabinets full of resources and a thorough knowledge of our past residents, schools, and businesses. It's worth a visit.

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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.,
We now have a local history museum in Mansfield representing the area in and near 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.

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From the 1962 Manscript - Yearbook of Mansfield High School.
Surname First Name Year Spouse
Allen Sandra 1962 Vincent Cronkey
Bailey Mary 1962 Gerald Farrer
Baum Peter 1962  
Baynes John 1962 Connie Trask 1944-2016
Beardslee Martha 1962 Richard Gee
Benson Barbara 1962 Edwin Elder
Bentley Donna 1962 Richard Davey
Bixby James 1962   1944-1980 Tioga CMG
Bluhm George 1962  
Bovier James 1962  
Brace J. Michael 1962   deceased
Bradley Sharon 1962   1944-2009
Brown Beverly 1962 Enderle
Brown  Patricia 1962 Dan Harman
Burnham Donald 1962  
Chamberlain William 1962  
Clark Peggy 1962 Nick LaVarnway
Cleveland Gary 1962  
Costley Leonard 1962 Jane Kornacki 1944-1987
Courtney Eilene 1962 Jack Rieppel
Cunningham Steve 1962   1944-1967
Curran Michele 1962 Sam Bitner
Davey Richard 1962 Donna Bentley
Decker Kathy 1962 Louis Hart
Dickinson Cheryl 1962  
Ennis  Joann 1962 Bill Leipold
Farrer Gerald 1962 Mary Bailey
Furman Edward 1962 Sharon Gillespie
Gillespie Sharon 1962 Ed Furman
Hall Gerald 1962  
Hicks James 1962  
Hill  Ruthellen 1962  
Hitchcock Wendell 1962  
Husted Scott 1962  
Husted Thomas 1962  
Inscho Donald 1962  
Isaacson Carol 1962 Bill Chamberlain, Larry Harvey
Johnston Robert 1962   deceased
Jones Robert 1962 Keim
Kenyon Sandra 1962 Chamberlain died 13 AUG 2013
Leipold William 1962 JoAnne Ennis  1944-2003
McNaney John 1962 Sandra Maurer
Marple Marie 1962 Robert Henninger
Maurer Sandra 1962 John McNaney and Waraksa
Moore Joseph Dr. 1962  
Morgan Yvonne 1962 Larry Smith
Nelson Margaret 1962 William Auwater
Ohlsen Bert 1962   1944- 2009
Ohlsen Vivian 1962 Jim Hall
Reynolds Sally 1962 David Forrest
Rice Mary 1962 David Tice
Robbins Donald 1962 Peggy Summerson
Ross Shirley 1962 Chilson
Roupp Connie 1962 David Rawson
Schanbacker Allen 1962 Pat Cleveland 1944-2017 Tioga County Memorial Gardens
Seymour Marcia 1962 Gilbert Romaine
Sherman Lynn 1962 Faith Munson
Smith David 1962  
Smith Harlo 1962 Kathy McCollum
Smith Ted 1962  
Sparling Alfred 1962  
Sterling Carol 1962 Jerry Rice deceases
Stickler Donald 1962  
Steele Sharon Kay 1962
Storms James 1962  
Sturdevant Susan 1962  
Tears Sue 1962 Kenneth Kinkead 1944-2015
Terry Mason 1962 Laura Wilcox 1944-1990 Tioga County Memorial Gardens
Tice David 1962 Mary Joan Rice
Tice Jim 1962 Dora Chilson
Tice Joyce M.  1962 Stanley Schafranek
Tomlinson Ivan 1962   1944-1969 Oakwood Cemetery
Townsend Art 1962  
Trask Connie 1962 John G. Baynes
Van Ness Carl 1962  
West Tom 1962  
Wilcox Laura 1962 Mason Terry
Wilkins Gloria 1962 Kenneth Marple
Wilson Sally 1962 Smith
Wise Audrey 1962  Bob Mocarski
Wood  Anna May 1962 Joe Rasmussen, Hammond
Youmans Ethel 1962 Raymond House
 Age 36 of Bethel Park, PA, formerly of Mansfield, Sunday, August 24, 1980 as a result of an automobile accident.  Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield on Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.  Funeral there Wednesday at 1 pm.  Rev. Deborah Casey officiating.  Burial in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Wellsboro.  Survived by parents, Clifford and Mary Cleveland Bixby; two daughters, Jennifer and Julie, both of Fredonia, NY.  He was born July 24, 1944 in Wellsboro and was the district manager for the Pennsylvania Glass Sand Floridan Co. headquartered in Monroeville, PA.

COSTLEY - Leonard A. Costley, age 42, of Harrisburg, formerly of Mansfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1987, following an extended illness. Mr. Costley was born Oct. 6, 1944, in Corning, NY, the son of Arthur and Margaret Goodrich Costley. He is a graduate of Mansfield High School and the former Mansfield State College. He attended the College of the Finger lakes in Corning and the Elmira College. He was formerly affiliated with CIDS in Bath, NY. He was a psychiatric counselor in a Harrisburg area group home. He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church and an army veteran. Surviving, besides his parents of Mansfield, is one brother, Jan of Allentown. Friends are invited to call at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, today, Aug. 5, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church at Mansfield with the Rev. Peter Harer officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, August 5, 1987, p.12

CUNNINGHAM, Stephen J. – Steve Cunningham Killed in Crash – U.S. Coast Guard Seaman Stephen J. Cunningham, 23, of 56 Seventh St., was killed Tuesday morning in a one-car accident on the Jones Falls Expressway near Baltimore, MD. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Cunningham of the Mansfield address, received word of the fatality Tuesday afternoon from Chief Petty Officer Frank B. Carlson of Wilkes-Barre. Carlson said Seaman Cunningham was killed when the car he was driving flipped over after striking the median strip on the expressway. Complete details of the mishap were not immediately available, Carlson said. Seaman Cunningham was a 1962 graduate of Mansfield Senior High School. He enlisted in the Coast Guard in November 1962. He re-enlisted and was serving aboard the Coast Guard vessel, Sebago, which was in dry-dock at Baltimore. The ship just returned from patrol near Newfoundland, his parents said. Seaman Cunningham had served as honor guard at the White House for one year and was honor guard during the funeral of the late President John F. Kennedy. Besides his parents he is survived by five brothers and two sisters. – Mansfield Advertiser, October 11, 1967  

KENYON Sandra J. "Sandy" Chamberlain Wood age 69, of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., died on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa., surrounded by her loving family. Born on March 4, 1944 in Wellsboro, Pa., she was the daughter of William E. and Gertrude (Clark) Kenyon. Sandy was a homemaker who enjoyed knitting, mowing grass and caring for her four dogs. Sandy is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Beth Chamberlain of Columbia Crossroads, Pa.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Julie and Kevin Comfort of Millerton, Pa., Lori and John DeWitt of Elizabethtown, Ky.; two stepsons, Mike and Joe Chamberlain; one stepdaughter and son-in-law, Judy and Dave Johnston; one brother, William Kenyon of Wellsboro, Pa.; one sister, Phyllis Price of Millerton, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; her companion, Jim Wood; several nieces and nephews, and her four dogs. She was predeceased by her husband, Gale Chamberlain and her dog, Cricket. Private services will be held by the family. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa., is assisting the family. Towanda Daily Review – August 16, 2013


Obituary for John H. McNaney Jr.

John H. McNaney Jr., 73, of Midlothian, VA passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Church of God Home, Carlisle, PA.
John was born September 26, 1944 in Elmira, NY to the late John H. Sr. and Marguerite Lewis McNaney.
John was a 1962 graduate of Mansfield High School where he excelled in soccer, baseball, basketball and golf. He later attended Mansfield State University where he played on the basketball and golf teams. John was a scratch golfer since his teenage years and was a club champion at Corey Creek Golf Club in Mansfield, PA. He graduated from Elmira College with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics. John had a long career in sales with various companies including Xerox, Kodak and Blue Cross Blue Shield. John was an avid fan of Boston sports especially the Red Sox and Celtics. He enjoyed and excelled in playing bridge and achieved the rank of Silver Life Master. John coached his son Scott’s baseball teams for twelve years in the Hampden Youth Baseball Association from Little League through Legion. He was inducted into the Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame.
John is survived by his partner of twelve years, Maria Luisa Valdes of Midlothian, VA; a son, Scott P. McNaney of Alpharetta, GA; a daughter, Kelly L. McNaney of Mechanicsburg; two grandchildren, Lauren E. Dick and Alex M. Dick both of Mechanicsburg; one brother, Michael W. (wife Iris) McNaney of Durham, NC; one sister, Sharon M. (husband Jeff) Young of Chapel Hill, NC; his children’s mother, Sandra (Maurer) McBroom of Cary, NC and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Marijane McNaney.
Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory, 2020 W. Trindle Road, Carlisle, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of John to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.

Margaret Nelson has her own billboard in 2008. How many of us can say that?

OHLSEN - Henry Bertram Ohlsen, 65, of Nicholson, died Friday at Tyler Memorial Hospital, Tunkhannock. His wife is the former Helen Flynn. They were married Aug. 14, 1982. Born Feb. 9, 1944, in East Orange, N.J., son of the late Henry and Vivian May Ohlsen, he was a retired farmer and a member of the National Rifle Association. Also surviving are a son, Kevin, Nicholson; a sister, Vivian Hall, Troy; and two grandsons, Connor and Owen. Funeral services will be Monday at 10 a.m. in the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson. Interment, Valley View Cemetery, Montdale. Friends may call Sunday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. - Scranton Times, July 11, 2009  

SCHANBACHER, Allen L. - Allen L. Schanbacher, 73, of Covington, passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at home surrounded by his loved ones, following a long battle with cancer. He was born March 31, 1944, in Blossburg, the son of Chester and Theodosia TenEyck Schanbacher. Allen served in the Army National Guard and was a retired truck driver. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, and the Hillside Rod and Gun Club. Allen is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former, Patricia Cleveland; two daughters, Jacqueline (Scott) Laubach of Bloomsburg, Kimberly Kurzejewski of Terrell, N.C.; two sisters, JoAnne Davis of Mansfield, Jean (Michael) Grimme of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandsons. Private funeral services will be held with his pastor, Denise Haskins officiating. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Allen's memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, 67 E. Wellsboro St., Mansfield, Pa. 16933 or the American Cancer Society, Tioga Unit 1948, E. Third St. Williamsport, Pa. 17701 - Mansfield Gazette, 31 August 2017

Tears, Susan Marie - Kinkead, Sue M.    Hollidaysburg, Pa.: Sue M. Kinkead, 70, passed away Feb. 1, 2015. She was predeceased by her parents, Louis and Nellie (Wlliams) Tears; and son, Dennis who died in 1971.  She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Kenneth L. Kinkead; daughter, Helen S. (Daryl) Maden of Jersey Shore, Pa; granddaughter, Christine  M. (Robert) Woods of Lock Haven; 2 great grandchildren, Garett and Arwen; sister, Sally Ann VanNoy of Granville Summit, Pa.; and brother Carol L. of Mansfield, Pa.  Sue was a graduate of Mansfield High School, class of 1962, and Williamsport School of Commerce. She retired in 1988 from Bon Secours  Hospital, Altoona, after 16 years of service as Medical Records Administrator. Sue was a member of First United Methodist  Church, Jersey Shore, Pa.  She enjoyed quilting, sewing and camping.  Friends will be received from 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5 at Sorge Funeral Home, Inc., Hollidaysburg, Pa., immediately followed by a 3 pm funeral service by Rev. Jaime G. Olson.  Interment will be at Jersey Shore Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society

MASON F. TERRY, 45, (SRGP 77634) Mansfield died January 21, 1990 the result of an auto accident.  He was born April 19, 1944 in Elmira, NY a son of Francis and Rose Stone Terry, Mansfield RD 1.  He was employed as a case worker for the Tioga County Human Services and had previously run a farm in partnership with his father for more than 17 years.  Mr. Terry was a member of and Sunday school teacher and substitute pianist at the Blossburg Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.  Surviving besides his parents are his wife, the former Laura Wilcox; two daughters, Louann Terry with the US Navy at Great Lakes, IL an Helen Terry at home; four sisters, Mrs. Sharon Pierce, Canton, Mrs. Reba Sanner, Picture Rocks, Mrs. Joan Dickerson, Canton and Mrs. Ruth Brought, Wellsboro and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Harold Wilcox, Mansfield.  Funeral services were held at the Wilston Funeral home, January 24 with Rev. Walter Keyser officiating.  Burial was at the Tioga County Memorial Gardens.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

The funeral was held on Monday for Ivan William Tomlinson, 25, of 56 First Street, Mansfield, who was killed in Blossburg while working on a sewer line project. Dr. Harry Williams, Elkland, Tioga County coroner, ruled death accidental from a fractured skull. The victim died instantly when he attempted to release a load of earth from a dump truck he was driving and the truck bed dropped on his head. Mr. Tomlinson, a 1962 graduate of Mansfield High School, was employed by the Mele Construction Co. of Dunmore. He was born June 15, 1944, in Mansfield, the son of Clifford and Reva McCaslin Tomlinson. Surviving, besides his parents, are five brothers, George, Donald, Gordon, and Jack, all of Mansfield, and Eugene, of Blossburg; and two sisters, Mrs. Delores Vaughn, Wellsboro, and Mrs. Barbara Chamberlain, Elmira, N.Y. The funeral was held at Shaw and Robena’s, 18 North Main Street. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery. Wellsboro Agitator 24 JUL 1969

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