September 11, 2010

The Mosers

Hurley C. "Jack" and Dorothy A. Mason Moser of Rohrersville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 1, 2010, at Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Friendship Hall, Rohrersville.

The Mosers were married Aug. 2, 1960, by the Rev. Charles Birx at Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rohrersville.

Mrs. Moser was employed by Harris Motor Express for 10 years and then worked in banking for 35 years. She retired from F&M Bank of Hagerstown.

Mr. Moser served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany and in Korea. He retired from the IRS after 32 years of working for the federal government.


They have a son, Eric, who with his wife Sherry have two sons, Gunner and Gavin, and reside near Upton, Pa.

A picnic-style meal was hosted by Marie E. Bikle, sister of Mrs. Moser. The celebration included photos and a DVD of the couple's life together. Attendees were given hand-decorated containers by Terri Hendricks and filled with candies typical of the '50s and '60s.

The Smiths

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith of Fairplay celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 18, 2010, with family and friends at the Western Sizzlin Restaurant in Hagerstown.

The surprise dinner was given by their three daughters and their families, Diane Smith of Hagerstown, Shelly and Dan Smith of Fairplay, and Judy Everitt of Big Pool.

The Smiths were married Aug. 19, 1960, at St. Matthews United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Smith is the former Donna Robison and is a homemaker.

Mr. Smith worked for 55 years at Henson and Son Inc. before retiring in 2004.

They have two grandchildren, Heather Everitt of Big Pool and Ryan Smith of Fairplay.

The Jacobs

Frank and Anita Jacobs celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at their Williamsport home on Sept. 5, 2010, with family and friends. A reception was hosted by their three children and seven grandchildren.

The couple met at Atlantic Union College, South Lancaster, Ma., where they later graduated. They were married July 31, 1960, in Attleboro, Ma. They moved to Washington County in 1983 as employees of the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

The Jacobs also celebrated with a cruise in July with their children and grandchildren. The Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist church hosted a surprise reception on July 31.

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