October 24, 2009

The Kriners

Don and Jane Kriner of Clear Spring celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, with a dinner party at the home of their daughter and her husband, Amy and Mark Myers, along with daughter Carmen and her husband Greg Mallon and five grandchildren. Friends and family gathered along with some of the original wedding party guests. The Kriners also vacationed in Washinton, D.C.

The Kriners were married Oct. 11, 1959, by the Rev. Charles Baughman at St. Paul's E.U.B. Church in Big Pool.

Mrs. Kriner retired from the purchasing department of Garden State Tanning in 2002. Mr. Kriner retired from Maryland Correctional Training Center in 1994 and farms on the family farm.

The Houses

Marvin and Joanne House of Hedgesville, W.Va., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 9, 2009. A surprise celebration was organized by their daughter-in-law Bernice House along with family and friends on July 25, 2009, at the Longbranch near Hedgesville, W.Va.


Joanne Lucille (Angle) and Marvin Frederick House Sr. of Rohrersville were married July 9, 1959, at Bethel Evangelical United Brethern Church in Rohrersville by the Rev. Jerome Stambach. They have three children, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Mr. House retired as a police communication operator with the Maryland State Police. Mrs. House, after 20 years as a Realtor in West Virginia, retired from King Street Realty in Martinsburg, W.Va.

The Werdebaughs

David Lee and Patricia Ann Higgins Werdebaugh of Williamsport celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, by renewing their wedding vows at Calvary Temple Church in Williamsport, where Pastor Robert V. Robinson officiated. A reception was held in the church fellowship hall hosted by their daughter, Jeannie and her husband Steve Lebre, and helped by their granddaughter Kristy Hollida and a close friend Jacob Pereschuk.

They have five children, 20 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

They were married Aug. 19, 1959.

Mr. Werdebaugh is employed with Redland Brick, where he has worked for 34 years. Mrs. Werdebaugh is a homemaker.

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