October 07, 2006

The Stouffers

Jay and Betty Stouffer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and family Saturday, July 1, 2006, at Salem Reformed Church Family Center where they renewed their vows of commitment to each other. Pastor Steve Wagoner officiated. After the ceremony, they were honored at a reception hosted by their children, Jay Stouffer Jr. and Monica Burns of Tennessee, and Penny and Danny Hilden of Hagerstown.

The Stouffers were married July 1, 1956, at Mount Lena Evangelical United Brethren Church by the Rev. Curvin L. Thompson.

Mrs. Stouffer is the daughter of Anna Martha Stoner of Hagerstown and the late William Stoner. She was employed at Dorbees Sewing Factory.

Mr. Stouffer is the son of the late Thelma and Walter Stouffer. He retired from Mack Trucks Inc.

The Rudisills

Gloria and Walt Rudisill of Hagerstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 25, 2006, with a dinner/dance at the Elks Lodge 378 on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown. The event was hosted by their daughter and spouse, Cathy and John Marshall, and their son and fiance, Douglas Rudisill and Sharon Butts.


The Rudisills were married June 28, 1956, at St. John's Lutheran Church by the Rev. L. Boyd Hamm.

Mrs. Rudisill is the former Gloria L. Taylor.

Mr. Rudisill retired from the Mack Trucks Inc. engineering department in 1999.

In addition to friends and family members, three granddaughters and a great-granddaughter of the couple joined the celebration.

The Veils

Robert and Grace Boyer Veil of Hagerstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 4, 2006. They were treated to a Caribbean cruise by their children and spouses, Linda and Dave Grams, Bob and Marvina Veil, and Carol Veil, who all went with them.

The Veils were married May 4, 1956, at the Church of Christ in Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Veil has been a homemaker with various accounting and bookkeeping positions.

Mr. Veil served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. He retired in 1988 from a U.S. government job.

They have four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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