The Lemens celebrate 50 years of marriage

August 01, 2013
  • Pete and Linda Lemen recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Submitted photo

Mr. and Mrs. George “Pete” Lemen celebrated their 50th anniversary on April 14, 2013, in a surprise celebration given by their children.

Pete and Linda Lemen were married by the Rev. Wilson P. Ard on April 13, 1963, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.

Their anniversary party also was held at Trinity Lutheran Church, where they were met by family and friends to celebrate with a luncheon, replicated cake table from the wedding, stories, best wishes, a trivia quiz and a roast.

George Lemen retired from UPS as a package car driver and Linda Lemen worked for the U.S. government and as a cafeteria aid at Surrey and Lincolnshire schools.

They have two children, Brad Lemen and his wife, Beth Caron Lemen, of Monrovia, Md., and Kelly Rachor and her husband, Randy Rachor, of Hagers-town.


They have five grandchildren, Noah Lemen of New York City, Daniel and Hannah Lemen of Monrovia and Cody and Sawyer Rachor of Hagerstown.

Over the years, they have enjoyed family trips, traveling, antiquing and spending time with their grandchildren.

 They enjoyed a cruise trip to Alaska and Hawaii, plus look forward to annual trips to Myrtle Beach, S.C., and frequent day trip to Lancaster, Pa.

The Herald-Mail Articles