December 17, 1999

The Peoples

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Peoples of Williamsport celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Monday, Aug. 23, 1999, at the home of Rob and Dixie Deering in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The event was hosted by their four daughters, Vicki, Dixie, Tania and Sherry, and their son Chip from Phoenix. Approximately 50 friends and family attended the celebration.

Mr. and Mrs. Peoples renewed promises and presented each other with Black Hills gold rings, which they acquired while dating in 1948.

Joy Peoples is the daughter of the late Theodore and Anna Munson of Hancock.

Gene Peoples is the son of the late Dan and Maudeline Peoples of Clearfield, Pa. He is a retired employee of the State of Maryland.


They have lived at their home on Virginia Avenue throughout their married life.

The Dahlins

Harry and Dorothy Dahlin of Frederick, Md., celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Nov. 24, at Edenton Retirement Community in Frederick. Approximately 125 people attended.

Two of the Dahlins' three children, daughter Georgia and her husband, Lee McCeney, of the Chesapeake Bay area and son Donald Dahlin of Bethesda, Md., were present for the celebration. Their daughter Jeanne and her husband, of Delray Beach, Fla., were unable to attend.

The Dahlins were married Nov. 26, 1929, on Thanksgiving Day in Northfield, Minn.

Mrs. Dahlin is the former Dorothy Carel, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Carel. She was a supervisor with Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. in Northfield and also was employed as an admittance clerk for Charles Town General Hospital, retiring after 16 years of service.

Mr. Dahlin is the son of the late Charles and Anna Dahlin. He was employed by Soo Line Railroad as a telegrapher, then by Milwaukee Railroad in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn. He went to New York Central Railroad in Grand Central Station in New York. He spent the last 36 years of his career with Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. He has been an amateur radio operator for 32 years. His call letters are W3HCD.

The Dahlins lived in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., for 56 years after moving from Minnesota.

The Lucases

Ned and Betty Lucas of Hagerstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Nov. 5, 1999.

They were married at St. Paul's Methodist Church in Hagerstown by the Rev. Norman L. Trott.

Mrs. Lucas works for Washington County Board of Education.

Mr. Lucas is retired from Pangborn Corp.

The Lucases have three children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, all of Hagerstown.

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