November 13, 2006

The Williamsport High School Class of 1961 held its 45th class reunion on Sept. 23. The event was held in the Williamsport Community Building in Byron Memorial Park.

There were 32 class members and spouses in attendance.

A buffet dinner was catered by Mountain Gate Family Restaurant in Waynesboro, Pa.

Freddie Kitchen served as emcee, and entertainment was provided by the Sophisti'Cats choral group from Williamsport High School.

Door prizes were awarded, and an award was given to Tom Jackson for traveling the farthest from Dawsonville, Ga. Susie Downs Kunkle won a unique door prize donated by Ralph Bovey.

All the centerpieces on the tables were arranged by Connie Hoffman Weaver and were also given as door prizes. Weaver did a fantastic job of decorating for the event.


A 50-year reunion is being planned for 2011.

Attending the Williamsport High School Class of 1961 reunion were, Paul Kinzer, Tom Jackson, Donald Reeser, Ronald Rowe, Ronald Reeser, Robert Hart, Hammond, Victor Martin, Connie Hoffman Weaver, Patricia Downey Martin, Valerie Malott, Eileen Bowers Shank, Carolyn Little Poffenberger, teacher Bertha Miller, Robert Rhodes, Jerry Stumbaugh, Joan Bragunier Knode, Gary Mellott, Ralph Bovey, Carol Shafer Williamson, Ginny Zeger Koontz, teacher William Byers, Susie Downs Kunkle, Sandra Fearnow Stumbaugh, teacher Fred Downs, teacher Joseph Scott, teacher LaRue Hitchens, Nancy McCardell Miller, Gloria Hutzell Barklow, Barbara Martin Burger, Bucky Stotler, Freddie Kitchen and Connie Fazenbaker, Carl Harper, Charles Smith and Curtis Eyler. Not pictured is Joseph Teach.

The Boonsboro High School Class of 1955 held a reunion Oct. 21 at the Boonsboro American Legion home. Attending were Shelva Jean Jones Goucker, Esther Shaffer Wolfensberger, Patsy Crampton Boyer, Bettey Knight Campbell, Patsy Hines Amstrong, Frances Rayski, Dorothy Lefever Souders, Jo Ann Waters Williams, Martha Higman Fleming, Doug Bst, Gerlene Henretty Engle, Delores Tritapoe Pearson, Lana Baker Walters, Genetta Roberts Semler, Nancy Reese Taylor, Ronnie Flook, Otho Baker, Gail Reeder, Eldon Jones, Myrna Cook Nicely, Paul Wade, Joe Souders, Arthur Hammond, Steve Pearson, Robert Rosenberry, Jake Easterday, Bobby Lefever and Jerry Itnyre.

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