March 28, 2005

The Berlins

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Berlin of Hagerstown recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Miller's Smorgasbord near Lancaster, Pa. The January event was hosted by the couple's children and spouses, Barbara Steigerwalt of Hagerstown, Jackie and Dick Stoops of Milford, Del., Darlene and Bob Stoops of Lancaster, Pa., and Tyree and Suzette (Redding) Berlin of Gettysburg, Pa.

Following dinner, the Berlins and their guests attended the production "Miracle of Christmas" at Sight and Sound Millenium Theatre.

Ken Berlin and Jane Fishack, both formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., were married Dec. 30, 1939.

Mr. Berlin worked for Landis Machine Company of Waynesboro, then Mack Trucks of Hagerstown, from which he retired in 1982 after 20 years of service.

The Berlins have nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The Varners

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Varner of Maugansville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 27, 2005, at their home with their family.


The Varners were married Jan. 27, 1955, in Johnstown, Pa.

The former Margeret Young is daughter of the late William and Mary Young. She is a homemaker.

Roger Varner is the son of Alice Varner and the late George Varner. He retired from Mack Trucks after 30 years of service.

They have four children, Susan Mummert, Roger Varner Jr., George Varner and Travis Varner; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild and they are expecting another great-grandchild.

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