2012-06-07 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Eric Souders, June 12; Tony Shives, June 14; Gabrielle McGarvey, 19 years old on June 14; Dora Lynch, June 12; Emma Hann, 10 on June 11; Linda Deshong, June 13; David Glenn, June 12; Ray Pittman, June 12; Steve “Smoke” Mellott, June 10; Pete Rasp, 86 on June 12; Alma Kinzie,

June 3; Nancy Hendershot, June

13; Mike

Glessner Sr., June 1; and Vickie Gordon, June 6.

Denny and Ann Seville will celebrate their 12th wedding anniversary June 10, and Denny will observe his 52nd birthday the same day.

John and Betty Buterbaugh will observe their 65th wedding anniversary on June 11.

Cito United Methodist Church had a nice day for its ice cream social on Saturday. Turkey dinners were also available.

Lunda Strait Web visited with Alma Andersen in Shirleysburg on Saturday.

Congratulations to Ryan Strait and Lesley Lehigh on their engagement. They plan a wedding in July and will be residing in Middletown.

Relatives and friends attended the christening of Brooke Lynn Wagner in St. Anne’s Church in Hagerstown on Sunday. She is the daughter of Michael and Danielle McGarvey Wagner of Seattle,Wash.

A baby shower was held Sunday for Madilyn Tucker, daughter of Nathan Heidler and ShaDawn Tucker of Michigan, in the home of Leon and Patty Mellott of Needmore. Leon and Patty also celebrated their 40th anniversary on June 3.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Kendra Souders, who passed away last week and to Kate Gamble and husband Bentley and family on the death of her mother, Barbara Moser.

John and Helen Hann observed their 54th wedding anniversary on June 1.

Gail and Helen Hann observed their 54th wedding anniversary on June 1.

Gail and Betty McClain will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on June 8.

Hustontown Classes of 1955 and 1956 held its class reunions Sunday at Hustontown Firehall with 39 members and guests attending.

A surprise 25th wedding aniversary celebration was held Sunday in Chambersburg Brethren Church in Christ for Don and Kathy McClure. It was given by their children, Courtney and Mike, and friends. They were married on May 30.

Susan Moody attended the graduation of her grandson, Jacob, last Thursday in Somerset High School. He will be entering Duquesne University to further his education.

Quotable Quotes: All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within.

It Happened This Week: Bananas were officially introduced to Americans in 1876 at the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition. Each sweet tropical fruit was wrapped in foil and sold for 10 cents each – about $2.75 in today’s dollars.

Country Shortcuts: Flip a large flowerpot over and glue a saucer on op, then fill with water to give the birds a drink!

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