March 13, 2004

The Ricketts

Raymond and Mary Booth Rickett celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 12, 2003, at a dinner party at Fireside Restaurant in Hagerstown. More than 100 family and friends attended the event.

The Ricketts were married July 8, 1953, by the Rev. Joseph Yeakle, who also attended the celebration.

The Ricketts have three children, Ray Rickett, Jeffrey Rickett and Tammy Thomas, and nine grandchildren.

The Waterses

Richard "Doc" and Ethel Waters of Falling Waters, W.Va., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at a surprise luncheon at the Funkstown Moose Club. The event was hosted by their two sons, daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren. Approximately 140 friends and relatives attended.

The Waterses were married Dec. 29, 1943.

Mrs. Waters is a homemaker and formerly was employed by Rosens.

Mr. Waters is employed by Butterkrust Baking Co.

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