March 15, 2009

The Blairs

John and Carrie "Lu" Blair of Greencastle, Pa., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 31, 2009 at Savoy Catering in Waynesboro, Pa. About 80 family members and friends were in attendance.

The celebration was hosted by their children Bill Blair, Ed Blair, Randy Blair, Tim Blair, and Becky Shubert, all of Greencastle, and Diana Klick of Hershey, Pa.

After dinner, the Blairs and their guests enjoyed a slideshow of family photos, followed with live music by David King, who sang the couple's favorite songs.

Mrs. Blair, a homemaker, is the former Carrie "Lu" Anderson of Mercersburg, Pa., and the daughter of the late Chester and Mabel (Deffenderfer) Anderson. Mr. Blair, formerly of Clear Spring, is a retired carpenter and also served in the United States Air Force. He is the son of the late Clarence and Elsie (Shives) Blair.


They have six children, 11 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Blair were married on Jan. 31, 1959, at Rehoboth Evangelical United Brethren Church in Williamsport by the Rev. Paul Stambach.

The Harveys

Mr. and Mrs. Roger S. Harvey of Hancock were honored with a 50th wedding anniversary party Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at the Hancock Assembly of God church in Hancock. Family and friends attended from the Tri-State area.

The party was given by son Roger, and his wife Becky Harvey of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and son Joe, and his wife Virginia Harvey of Martinsburg, W.Va.

The Harveys were married on Jan. 10, 1959, in Hancock by the Rev. Alvin Kyle.

The Waterses

Lloyd "Pete" and Sheila Knight Waters celebrated their 40th anniversary with a surprise party on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Next Dimensions near Hagerstown. The party was given by their daughter, Amy K. Waters. The couple was joined by friends and family.

Lynn Routzahn, a friend of the couple, provided music for the evening. The Waterses participated in the "Not So Newlywed" game. There also was a video montage shown of the Waterses' lives together. They were married Dec. 21,1968, at Antietam Church of God by the Rev. Harold Beck.

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