August 28, 2004

The Barthlows

On Saturday, July 17, about 70 family members and friends gathered at The Living Room in Martinsburg, W.Va., to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Leroy and Lillian Barthlow of Greencastle, Pa.

The Barthlows were married Aug. 8, 1954, in Cearfoss by the Rev. Lester Myers, now deceased.

Lillian Barthlow is the daughter of the late Raymond and Myrtle Butts.

Leroy Barthlow is the son of the late James and Alva Barthlow.

The Barthlows have three daughters, Loretta Barthlow, June Koons and Beth Green; two sons, Ed Barthlow and Dane Barthlow; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The Hovermales

Family and friends gathered at the Plaza Hotel on Sunday, Aug. 8, to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Pat and Bob Hovermale at a surprise luncheon hosted by their children and spouses, Doug and Jan Hovermale and Rob and Suzy Hovermale, and four grandchildren. Relatives from as far away as Arkansas and New York attended the event.


The Hovermales were married Aug. 8, 1954, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown by the Rev. Sloop.

Mrs. Hovermale retired from Washington County Public Schools in 1995.

Mr. Hovermale retired from Jamison Door Co.

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