April 04, 2006

The Groves

Roy Allen Grove and Ruby Ella (Showalter) Grove of Hagerstown were honored at a 60th wedding anniversary party Saturday, March 4, 2006, at Richardson's Restaurant. About 40 family members attended the event which was hosted by their sons, Gary and Richard Grove, both of Clear Spring.

The Groves were married on March 9, 1946, by Bishop Sam Rhodes at the bride's home in Harrisonburg, Va.

Mrs. Grove is a homemaker.

Mr. Grove is retired as owner and president of Solliday Oil Company.

The Anthonys

Dick and Louise Anthony of Hagerstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, at the banquet hall of the American Red Cross in Hagerstown. The celebration was hosted by their children and spouses, Debbie and Terry Sword of Forest Hill, Md., and Rick and Sandy Anthony and Steve Anthony, all of Hagerstown.

The Anthonys were married Jan. 28, 1956, at Washington Square Methodist Church by the Rev. Charles M. Lefew.


Mrs. Anthony retired from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration after 25 years of service.

Mr. Anthony retired from the Maryland Correctional Institution and worked many years prior to that as a life insurance agent.

The Anthonys are active at Maranatha Brethren Church.

They have six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

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