June 01, 2008

The Puthawalas

Gulam and Brigitta Puthawala of Hagerstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, at The Plaza Hotel in Hagerstown.

They were honored at a party hosted by their children, Anwer and Mary Puthawala of Binghamton, N.Y., and Yasmin and Robert Brown of Lebanon, Pa. Friends and family attended the party.

Mr. and Mrs. Puthawala were married on Dec. 7, 1957, in Calcutta, India.

Mr. Puthawala is the son of M. Habib and Aisha Puthawala of Ahmedabad, India. Mrs. Puthawala is the daughter of Arthur and Hertha Peuser of Berlin, Germany.


The Puthawalas have lived in Hagerstown for 43 years. Mr. Puthawala retired from Mack Trucks.

They have two children and nine grandchildren.

The Yeakles

Duane and Annette Yeakle of State Line, Pa., were honored at a 25th wedding anniversary dinner on Sunday, May 3, 2008, at Schmankerl Stube Bavarian Restaurant in Hagerstown.

The event was hosted by their daughter Katie Yeakle, and her boyfriend, Jeremy Ross, and friends of the couple.

The Yeakles were married on April 30, 1983, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.

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