October 14, 2006

The Fousts

Edward Foust and Nancy Callihan were married March 30, 1956, in New Paris, Pa.

They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sanibel Island while spending the winter in Florida, and recently with family in Ocean City, Md. The events were gifts from their three children and spouses, Cindy and Joe Amorati, Brenda Arnett and Edward and Bernadette Foust.

The Fousts have lived in Hagerstown since 1962.

Mrs. Foust retired from the Washington County Health Department in 1997.

Mr. Foust retired from Mack Trucks in 1987.

They have five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The Kendalls

William "Bill" and Doris (Wiles) Kendall of Hagerstown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at a reception at the Smithsburg Fire Hall in Smithsburg. The event was hosted by their nephew and his wife, William and Lynda Wiles; and their niece and her husband, Judith (Kendall) and Fred O'Neal. Many friends and family members attended the celebration.


The Kendalls were married Aug. 14, 1946, at the home of the bride's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bowman of Smithsburg. The Rev. Francis Bell officiated.

Mrs. Kendall retired from Doubleday Publishing Co.

Mr. Kendall served in the U.S. Ninth Air Force during World War II. He retired from W.H. Reisner Organ Co.

The Kendalls are members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Greensburg.

The Craigs

Pastor Alvin Craig and wife Wanda celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary Wednesday, July 26, 2006, at The Church of God Universal in Hagerstown. More than 100 friends and family attended the event following the regular Wednesday evening church service.

The Craigs were married July 26, 1947, at the bride's home on Broadfording Road.

Mrs. Craig was the owner of Brides by Wanda. She designed and sewed wedding gowns and made floral arrangements.

Pastor Craig is the minister at The Church of God Universal on Point Salem Road. He also holds revival meetings all over the world.

They have six children, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The Weavers

William and Mary Weaver of Boonsboro were surprised with a celebration in honor of their 65th wedding anniversary Sunday, July 9, 2006. A horse-drawn wagon took them on a four-mile ride around the Clear Spring area and then to Clopper's Grove where they were greeted by more than 100 guests. Music for the evening was provided by Blazing Grass of Westminster, Md. The event was hosted by their three children and spouses, Susan and Mickey Coulter, Bill and Joyce Weaver, and Sally and Jim Acre.

The Weavers were married July 19, 1941, at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greensburg, Md.

Mrs. Weaver is the former Mary Kathryn Stottlemyer. She retired from Washington County Public Schools.

Mr. Weaver retired from St. Lawrence Cement in Hagerstown.

The Weavers are enjoying retirement on their fruit farm where they have lived for 55 years.

They have six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren with another on the way.

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