The bridegroom attended Gov. Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick, Md., and several training schools. He is a heavy equipment operator with Penn Line Service Inc.
They live in Boonsboro.
Evelyn Louise Gearhart and Lt. Col. Richard H. Lynch Sr., retired, were married Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, at First Christian Church in Hagerstown.
Mrs. Lynch is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Troxell. Mr. Lynch is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. T. Frank Lynch.
Mrs. Lynch is in her 25th year of teaching at Hagerstown Junior College.
Mr. Lynch served in the U.S. Air Force and lived in Austin, Texas, following retirement.
They live in Hagerstown.
Nicole Rena Gearhart and Richard Allen Black Jr. were married Saturday, Dec. 13, 1997, at Friendship Baptist Church in Newville, Pa.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gearhart of Hancock. The bridegroom is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. Richard Black Sr. of Newville.
The new Mrs. Black is a 1994 graduate from home school. She is a homemaker.
Mr. Black is a 1993 graduate from home school. He is a machine operator for The Beistle Co. in Shippensburg, Pa.
They live in Shippensburg.
Christy Danielle Austin and Robert Chad Sweigert were married Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997, at John Wesley United Methodist Church.
The bride is the daughter of Gary and Dixie Austin of Funkstown. The bridegroom is the son of Robert and Janice Sweigert of Hagerstown.
The bride is a 1993 graduate of South Hagerstown High School, a 1996 graduate of Hagerstown Junior College and is pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice studies. She is employed by Antietam Health Services.
The bridegroom is a 1991 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and a 1994 graduate of Maryland State Police Academy. He is employed by the Department of Maryland State Police.
They live in Williamsport.
Elizabeth Nelson Trout and David Samuel Bartmess were united in marriage Saturday, Feb. 14, 1998, at Agape Harvester Church in Williamsport.
The bride is the daughter of Edgar C. Trout Jr. and the late Beulah D. Trout.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Bartmess of Fayetteville, Pa.
They live in Hagerstown.
Jolene Michele Piasecki and Steven Duane Morris were married Monday, March 16, 1998, at Washington County Courthouse in Hagerstown.
The bride is the daughter of Terry and Rene Leonard of Hancock. The bridegroom is the son of Debra Kerns of Hagerstown.
The new Mrs. Morris is a 1994 graduate of Hancock High School. She attends Award Beauty School.
Mr. Morris is a 1994 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. He is a laborer.
They live in Hancock.