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April 29, 2002

The Chalkers

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert J. Chalker Jr. of Hagerstown were surprised by family and friends in the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001. The surprise dinner/dance at Four Points Sheraton was hosted by their children and spouses, Arjean and Donnie Ritter, Mary Lou and Dan Souders and Herbert J. Chalker III, all of Hagerstown. Also helping with the celebration were their grandchildren

Mr. and Mrs. Chalker were married Jan. 12, 1952, by the Rev. G.I. Rider in the parsonage of the former Grace Evangelical United Brethren Church in Hagerstown.

Mr. Chalker retired from Ryder/PIE. Mrs. Chalker, the former Thelma Domer, is a homemaker.

The Chalkers will continue the celebration of their anniversary with a cruise to the Bahamas in May.

The Ganos

Mr. and Mrs. Morrison W. Gano of Falling Waters, W.Va., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Friday, April 5, 2002.

They were married April 5, 1942, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hagers-town by the late Rev. J. Edward Harmes. Mr. Gano's parents, the late Lawerence and Edna (Wagner) Gano had been married by the Rev. Harmes at the same church in 1918.


Mrs. Gano is the former Mary Jane Landis, daughter of the late Charlotte (Kerns)Landis and Robert Landis Sr. of Marlowe, W.Va. She retired from the insurance department of the former Kings Daughters Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Mr. Gano was the owner of Kitchens and Baths Unlimited in Martinsburg.

They have two daughters, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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