November 13, 2004

The Larges

Beverly and Richard H. Large of Hagerstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Outback Steakhouse. The dinner party was hosted by their three daughters and two sons-in-law, Selina and David Grogg, Kimberly and Scott Selfridge, and Kathy Rhodes.

The Larges were married Sept. 12, 1954, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagers-town.

Mrs. Large is the former Beverly Pague, daughter of the late William Pague and the late Genevieve Murphy.

Mr. Large retired from Mack Trucks in Hagerstown after 25 years of service.

They have six grandchildren and one step-grandson and four great-grandchildren.

The Ritchies

Florene and Charles Ritchie of Stone Manor Farms in Sharpsburg celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary with a 21-day cruise. The Ritchies were honored at the captain's table and at a reception.

The Ritchies were married Sept. 3, 1942, at Calvary Methodist Church in Frederick, Md.

Mrs. Ritchie is a retired portrait artist. Mr. Ritchie retired from a career in finance and insurance.


They have three sons, Charles Ritchie of St. Louis, Martin Ritchie of Sylvania, Ohio, and Tod Ritchie of Sharpsburg.

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