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November 29, 1997

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Saturday, November 29, 1997 Edition


The Boutyards

Mr. and Mrs. Ward C. Boutyard of Martinsburg, W.Va., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 25, 1997, at Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

The celebration was shared with family and friends.

The Boutyards were married Aug. 25, 1947, in Hagerstown.

Mrs. Boutyard is the former Dorothy Ross, daughter of Ruth Cloud and the late Wilson Ross. She is retired from C&P Telephone Co.


Mr. Boutyard is the son of the late William and Clara Boutyard. He is a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Naval Team in China known as "SACO." He is retired from the U.S. Postal Transportation Service.

They have two grandchildren.

The Snyders

Mr. and Mrs. Ray J. Snyder of Sharpsburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997, at a surprise reception at Burnside First Church of God Fellowship Hall.

The celebration was hosted by their children and their spouses, Paul and Bonnie Ridenour and Dallas and Betty Snyder, all of Sharpsburg. More than 130 friends and relatives attended.

The Snyders were married Sept. 14, 1947, at the home of the bride in Sharpsburg.

Mrs. Snyder is the former Edith Mills, daughter of the late Noah and Mabel Mills.

Mr. Snyder is the son of the late Bruce and Lucy Snyder. He retired from Mack Trucks Inc., in 1987.

They have two grandchildren.

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