July 24, 2010

The Warrenfeltzes

John and Madeline Warrenfeltz of Boonsboro recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family with a brunch at the Hagerstown Elks Lodge.

The Warrenfeltzes were married July 1, 1950, in Altoona, Pa., by the Rev. Preston Lucas.

Mrs. Warrenfeltz is the former Madeline Hoffman of Mt. Lena, and is a homemaker.

Mr. Warrenfeltz served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and is retired from the U.S. Postal Service where he served for more than 30 years as a rural letter carrier in Boonsboro.

The Warrenfeltzes have six children, Dennis, David, Daniel, Daryl, Donna Payne, and Diane Leisinger; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The Ferlins

Frank Ferlin Jr. and Margaret (Patchan) Ferlin of Greencastle, Pa., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 13, 2010. They were married Feb. 13, 1960, at Cyril and Methodius Roman Catholic Church in Fairchance, Pa., by the Rev. John Kacmarczyk.


Mr. Ferlin served as a U.S. Marine. He was president of American Railway Supervisors Association in Chicago and later retired after serving as the international secretary treasurer for the Transportation and Communications Union in Rockville, Md.

Mrs. Ferlin was employed at A.C. Mueller Co. in Lakewood, Ohio, and retired after having children. She served as a school and community volunteer.

They have two children, son, Mark Ferlin and wife Sherry of Jacksonville, Fla.; and daughter, Marilyn Ullery and husband Todd of Hagerstown. They also have five grandchildren, Brian, Jason, Alyssa, Michael and Leah.

In June they attended the 50th Anniversary Mass at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Camp Hill, Pa., and in July they celebrated their 50th anniversary at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pa., along with their children and grandchildren.

The Heistons

Harold and Carol Heiston of Falling Waters, W.Va., celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on July 10, 2010, with a luncheon at the Liberty Road Seafood/Steak House in Libertytown, Md., with family and friends.

A reception followed at the home of the bride's brother, Douglas Gearhart, with cake, punch and original taped music from the wedding.

The couple were married on July 6, 1985, by the Rev. Herbert Myers of the Church of God Church, Corbett Street, Hagerstown.

Mrs. Heiston is the daughter of Robert Gearhart of Hagerstown and the late Fannie (Mason) Gearhart.

Mr. Heiston is the son of Harold Heiston Sr., and Norma (Smith) Heiston of Falling Waters.

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