Anniversary announcements

October 23, 1998

The Wises

Charles and Ima Wise recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

A celebration dinner was given in their honor at Tri-State Church of God near Boonsboro. Debra Flook made and decorated cake for the occasion, and a plaque with their name, wedding date and date of presentation was given to them by the church.

The Wises are long-time members of the church. Church members commend them on their many years of married life together.


Mr. and Mrs. Eugene "Sam" Reed celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998, at a dinner-dance in their honor at Fountain Head Country Club in Hagerstown.

The affair was hosted by the couple's two children and their spouses, Ashley and Terry Reed and Robbie and Angela Reed. The Reeds' three grandchildren also attended.


The Reeds were married September 3, 1948, by the Rev. Filmore T. Kohler at Rehoboth United Brethren Church in Williamsport.

Mrs. Reed, the former Margaret Davis, worked at Washington County National Savings Bank, The Windmill Shop and retired from Alice Weagley Dress Shop.

Mr. Reed worked for Western Maryland Railway Co., B&O Railroad and CSX System, retiring in 1985 after 37 years of service.

The Marquisses

Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Marquiss of Greencastle, Pa., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, March 28, 1998, at a dinner party at Antrim House Restaurant in Greencastle.

The dinner was hosted by their children and their spouses, Thomas and Charlene Marquiss of Greencastle, Barbara and Joseph Bauserman of Doswell, Va., and Steven and Beth Marquiss of Mechanicsburg, Pa.

The Marquisses were married March 25, 1948, by the Rev. J. Edward Harms.

Mrs. Marquiss is the former Phyllis Miner, daughter of the late Albert L. and Ethel M. Sheely Miner. She was employed by Fairchild.

Mr. Marquiss is the son of the late Homer O. and Viola E. Marquiss. He served four years in the U.S. Navy. He was employed by Zimmerman Wholesalers and Fairchild.

They have 10 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

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