Hagerstown High School grads gather for reunion

Classes of 1934 and 1936 meet at Fountain Head

July 17, 2010
  • Hagerstown High School class of 1936 members attending the reunion included, front row, from left, Helen Zentmyer Kreykenbohm, chairperson, Merle Barlup, Kathryn Mowrer Latimer, Evalene Bollinger Leaf, Ellen Hartle Dilworth, Henrietta Johnson Burns, Margaret Grimm and Genevieve Wyant. Second row, from left, Warren Riggs, Darrell Buchanan, Ernest Palmer, Lester Hart, Norman Holzapfel, John W. Whitmore, Mildred Lefevre, Jeannette Plummer, Genevieve Smith Tracey, Virginia Stine Wells, Deloris Miller Miller and Jane Dofflemyer Dehart.
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The 74th anniversary reunion of Hagerstown High School Class of 1936 was held June 26 at Fountain Head Country Club.

Twenty classmates and 19 guests attended the luncheon.

The class of 1934 was invited to the reunion also and six members attended: Earl Wolf, chairman, Al Gruber, Elsie Moser and Joyce Weininger, Jeanne McCauley Vollmer and Harry Vollmer.

The invocation was given by John W. Whitmore. After lunch, entertainment was provided by the Waynesboro (Pa.) Kitchen Band under the direction of Marilyn McCarney.

A tribute was given to the class members who died in the past year: Betty Corwell Martin, Charles Logan Henry, Belle Kretzer Greenfield, Dortha Martin Wolford, Winifred Rowe Guch, and a friend of the class, John Bogdanski.

The entertainment continued with songs played on the harmonica by classmate Merle Barlup. It was followed by a singalong led by John Whitmore.


The reunion committee included Helen Kreykenbohm, chairperson, Norman Holzapfel, Henrietta Johnson Burns, Mildred Lefevre, Kathryn Mowrer Latimer, Genevieve Wyant, John W. Whitmore and Merle Barlup.

The program booklet was given by the family of Max O. Mogensen.

The benediction was given by Genevieve Wyant.

The 75th reunion will be held at Fountain Head Country Club at noon on Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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