October 22, 2005

The Oliviers

The Rev. Rene and Frances Olivier of Middletown, Ohio, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at a reception at Virginia Avenue Baptist Church in Hagers-town. The event was hosted by their four children. Family, friends and former church members from across Maryland attended the reception.

Pastor Olivier and his wife, the former Frances Mason of Princeton, W.Va., were married Aug. 20, 1955, at First Methodist Church of Bluefield, Va.

Pastor Olivier served eight Southern Baptist churches in Maryland.

Mrs. Olivier is a homemaker. She gave private piano, organ and voice lessons and taught music in public and private schools.

The Oliviers have four children and spouses, Ed and Robin (McKinney) Olivier of Harrison, Ohio; Sandy Olivier of Dayton, Ohio; John and Kathy (Martirano) Olivier of Greencastle, Pa.; and Rich and Toni (Wilson) Olivier of Dallas, Ga.; seven granddaughters; and one grandson, now deceased.


The Daleys

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Daley Sr. of Greencastle, Pa., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a dinner with family.

The Daleys were married Sept. 30, 1955, at Christ Reformed Church in Hagers-town.

Mrs. Daley is the former Betty Sigler, daughter of the late Charles and Pearl Sigler. She worked as a caregiver for the elderly.

Mr. Daley is the son of the late Harry and Garnetta Daley. He worked as customer service manager with Grove Manufacturing and in maintenance at Cedar Ridge Boys Home.

They are both retired.

The Mowens

Rollo and Anna Mowen of State Line, Pa., celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary, Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at State Line Community Center. The event was hosted by their son, Tom Mowen, and his wife, Barb, and their two children. About 60 family members, friends and longtime acquaintances attended the cake and ice cream event.

The Mowens were married July 27, 1935, at Huyetts Crossroads by the Rev. Harvey Martin.

Mrs. Mowen is the daughter of the late Dan and Emma Shank of Hagers-town. She worked at J.S. Schonneman Co. in Chambersburg, Pa.

Mr. Mowen is the son of the late Harry C. and Orpha Mowen of Greencastle, Pa. He retired from Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown after 37 years of service. He is a founding member of the State Line Ruritan Club and Greencastle Sportsman Association.

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