September 03, 1999

The Fraleys

Forest and Elsie Fraley of Falling Waters, W.Va., were honored at a 38th wedding anniversary cookout Saturday, Aug. 14, 1999, at Marlowe Gardens in Falling Waters. The event was attended by relatives and many friends. The highlight of the celebration was music and dancing by Albert Willis and Anna Poblett.

Forest Fraley and the former Elsie Fuhrer were married Aug. 14, 1961, by the Rev. Robert Polonskinsy at Rose Dale Baptist Church in Baltimore.

The Fraleys have four children and nine grandchildren.

The Shanks

Mr. and Mrs. George C. Shank Sr. were honored for their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise dinner party Saturday, April 17, 1999, in the Crystal Ball Room at Ramada Inn in Hagerstown. The celebration was hosted by their three children and spouses, George Jr. and Lorene Shank of Hanover, Pa., Linda (Shank) and Gary Hendrickson of Maugansville and the Rev. Robert and Deborah Shank of Warrenton, Va.; their eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The event was attended by family and friends.


Mr. and Mrs. Shank were married April 15, 1949, by the Rev. Wade Hoffman, now deceased, in Clear Spring.

Mrs. Shank is the former Barbara Grove, daughter of the late Ernest and Hannah Grove. She is retired from the accounting department of Mack Trucks Inc.

Mr. Shank is the son of the late Bruce and Mary Shank. He also is retired from the accounting department of Mack Trucks Inc.

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