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Bellefonte High School Class of 1952

80th Birthday Party
"It was the month of August, in Two Thousand-Fourteen;
Our 80th Birthday Party kicked off; it was really keen;
At the Bellefonte Elks, the BHS Class of 1952 met,
Reliving all the good times we shall never forget"

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Our 80th "Birthday Bash" was held
on Saturday, August 16, 2014,
at the Bellefonte Elks Club.


Dress was Casual
Format:
"Meet & Greet"
Buffet 
Program plus music
(The Second Winds)
Group picture

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"It was the month of August, in Two Thousand-Fourteen;
Our 80th Birthday Party kicked off; it was really keen
At the Bellefonte Elks, the BHS Class of 1952 met,
Reliving all the good times we shall never forget"



Group Picture
Class of 1952

(Photo by Roy Ellenberger)

(Front Row) Mary Jane Stickler DeSantis, Nancy Capparelli Ralston, Richard Davidson, Jim Walizer,
Beryl Bloom Widmann, Tom Widmann, and Donna Millward Baney.
(Row 2) Bob Thompson, Nancy Taylor Stetler, Marilyn McKinley Houtz, Faye Fetterolf Stine,
John Hayes, Donna Johnson Ellenberger, Malvena "Beanie" Fahr Hersh. Carmella Furfaro Harter,
and  Erma Crust Haupt.
(Row 3) Richard Meckes, Joe Evock, Robert Shultz, Eugene Mayes, Alice Bruss Geissinger,
Richard Smeltzer, Harry Richner, Lois Sfewart Krebs, Gene Teaman, Irv Schlegal,
Terry Lindquest, Jane Dunkel McCartney, Phyllis Hall Gentzel, Mark  Shuey,
Molly Kellerman Sieg, Richard Deibler, John Warner, and Ed Dyke.

 Attended, but missing from picture: Doug Smith, Walter Yearick, Peggy Davis Davidson,
Mary Baumgardner Witmer,  Harold Hensel, JoAnn Witherite Warefield,
Martha Regel  Dreibelbis, and Edward Walker.

 Buzz McCartney, Ken  MCMullen, and Joann Benner Wion were in
the hospital,
and unable to attend the Party.

Also unable to attend the festivities: Molly Monsell Terry, Betty White Watson, Richard DeBrasky,
Sara Mosley Pettiford, Wayne Pettiford, J
uanita Blakney, and Joan McMullen

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BIRTHDAY COMMITTEE
 Edward Dyke - Chairman


Front: Nancy Taylor Stetler, Marilyn McKinley Houtz, Beanie Fahr Hersh, Ed Dyke
Back: Tom Widmann, Beryl Bloom Widmann, Bob Shultz, Jane Dunkel McCartney, Buzz McCartney
Absent: Terry Lindquist, Ken McMullen, Joann Benner Wion, Dick Meckes


   Tom and Beryl Widmann reported that they received 71 reservations
by party time, but a few of our classmates were unable to attend ...  Joann Benner Wion,
Buzz McCartney,and Ken McMullen were in the hospital, and others were absent
for various reasons.

 The large turn out was a pleasant surprise. But after all, 80th Birthday Parties
are something special. We were always a close group, and through the years our
classmates have faithfully  attended Class  sponsored events.

Ed Dyke and the "Second Winds Band" entertained us with several
enchanting period selections for over  two hours; and they
added a nice touch to our Party.
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PARTY GOERS
(Photos by Tom Widmann)


James Walizer and Libby, Arthur Auman and Peg Davis Davidson



Mary Baumgardner Witmer, Martha Regel Dreibelbis, JoAnn Witherite Warefield,
Alice Bruss Geissinger  and Lois Stewart Krebs
(Background - Malvena "Beanie" Fahr Hersh)



Karin Warner, Dick Houtz and Marilyn, Nancy Taylor Stetler
(Background - Harry Richner)



Joe Evock, Nancy Smeltzer and Richard, Harry Richner


Irv Schlegal, Ed Walker, Mark Shuey and Janet


Walter Yerick, Jane Dunkel McCartney, Barbara Teaman and Gene


Patricia Mayes, Donna Johnson Ellenberger, Carmella Furfaro Harter
Beryl Bloom Widmann, Roy Ellenberger


Bob Shultz, Millie Meckes, Connie Lindquist and Terry


Mary Baumgardner Witmer, Martha Regel Dreibelbis , JoAnn Witherite Warefield ,
Alice Bruss Geissinger and Lois Stewart Krebs
Doug Smith and Anna


Donna Millward Baney and Thomas, Phyllis Hall Gentzel and Bill


Harold and Eleanor Hensel, John and Carol Hayes


Karin and John Warner, Bob Thompson and Mary Jane Stickler De Santis
Nancy Taylor Stetler


Nancy Capperelli Ralston, Roy Ellenberger, Beryl Bloom Widmann, and Ed Dyke



Malvena "Beanie" Fahr Hersh and Molly Kellerman Sieg


Alice Bruss Geissinger, Dick Meckes, Bob Shultz


Chairman, Ed Dyke

Displayed Picture Boards













(Pictures by Tom Widmann, Malvena "Beanie" Fahr Hersh and Dick Meckes)

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OUR 80TH BIRTHDAY PARTY WAS A GRAND SUCCESS
Class members and guests attending:

Mary Jane STICKLER DeSantis
 Nancy CAPPARELLI Ralston,
Richard DAVIDSON and Dorothy
Beryl BLOOM and Tom WIDMANN,
Donna MILLWARD Baney
Robert THOMPSON
 Nancy TAYLOR Stetler
John HAYES and Carol
Faye FETTEROLF Stine
Carmella FURFARO Harter,
Erma HAUPT Crust
 Richard MECKES and Millie
 Joe EVOCK,
Robert SHULTZ
Eugene  MAYES and Partricia
 Alice BRUSS Geissinger
 Richard SMELTZER and Nancy
Harry RITCHNER
Lois  STEWART Krebs
 Gene TEAMAN and Barbara
Irvin SCHLEGAL
 Terry  LINDQUIST, and Connie
 Jane DUNKEL McCartney,
Mark SHUEY and Janet
Phyllis HALL Gentzel and Bill
, Molly KELLERMAN Sieg,
 Richard DEIBLER and Genia
James WALIZER and Libby
 John WARNER and Karin
 Edward DYKE
 Douglas SMITH and Anna
Walter  YEARICK
 Peggy DAVIS Davidson
 Harold HENSEL and Eleanor
  Mary BAUMGARDNER Witmer
 JoAnn WITHERITE Warefield
 Edward WALKER.
Martha REGAL Dreibelbis

Classmates unable to attend:

Buzz  MCCARTNEY
Ken MCMULLEN
Richard DEBRASKEY
Richard ISHLER
Molly MONSELL
Joann BENNER Wion
Betty WHITE
Sara MOSLEY Pettiford 

TWID

IN MEMORIAM
Betty Alterio '12
Joseph Anderson '80
Guy Baney '13
Sylva Barr Holly '12
Shirley Beatty DeLong '09
Joanne Bickle Zell '87 
Clarence "Pete" Blair '12
Richard Bloom
Dorcas Brooks Klinefelter '13 
Martha Confer '54
Shirley Ishler Cain '00
Martha Confer '54
Janet Corregian DeArmitt '02
Robert Davis '99
Nancy DeLallo Moyer '07
Patricia Dunlap Flynn '06
Frederick Eckley '52
Robert Eminhizer '00
Vaughn Fanning '91
Earl Flick '15
Harold Flick '69
Mae Flick MacNamara '10
Melvin Fry '10
Gene Gentzel '14
William Gross '95
Hal Harman '13
Wilbur Haupt '08
Mary Lou Hazel Smith '06
Russell Hendershot '99
Raymond Homan '97
Kay Houtz Brown '91
Kay Hoy Lucas
Patricia Hoy Dunklebarger '01
Shirley Ishler '97
Franklin Jodon '84
 Sherry Keeler Moyer '11
Sue Keller Neff '82
Ron Kelley '12
Patricia Kling '94
Sherry Kofman Reisfeld '05
Carl Krebs '01
Kenneth Lambert '13
James Leitzell '79
Ruth Little Brown '07
Ruth Lockhart '14
Carol Love Emery '05
Harold Lucas '04
Frank Lyons '79
John Masullo '07
Michael McCrossin '04
Wayne Moyer '04
Sylvia Poorman Stebbins '81
Larry Rachau '07
Philip Ramish '10
Glenda Rine McConnel '05
Ethel Robinson Lucas '02
Elizabeth Saylor '66
Franklin Schad '64
Patricia Schad Gross '93
June Schaeffer Bonnell '01
Thomas Shawley '82
Barbara Shuey '01
Lee Smeltzer '05
Bill Summers '11
Elizabeth Tate Hillard '10
Jay Tressler '87
Marion Turner Breon '73
Edward Warner '97
 Joyce Webster Guinta '97
Harold Williams '09
Lois Williams '01
Claudette Young Burd '02
Clayton young '65
David Young '10

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60th CLASS REUNION

"The year is Two Thousand and Twelve - August 17 was the date;

It was our 60th Reunion; seeing our classmates was great.
During a typical Bellefonte day the stage was set;
Our 60th Reunion was as good as it could get.


60th Class Reunion
 
Held At
Nittany Country Club 
August 17, 2012



(Group Pix by Tom Widmann & Ed Dyke)
Carmella Furfaro, Beryl Bloom, , Erma Crust, Tom Widmann
Faye Fetterolf, Irvin Schlegel
Donna Johnson, Joe Evock, Malvena Fahr, Nancy Capperelli, 
Richard Davidson, 
Richard Meckes, Molly Monsell, Jane Dunkel, Buzz Mc Cartney,
 Gene Teaman, 
Marilyn McKinley, Jim Walizer, Virginia Tate, Joann Benner, Nancy Taylor, 
John Hayes, Terry Lindquist, Lois Stewart, Molly Kellerman, Ken McMullen, 
Dorcas Brooks,  
Ed  Dyke, Dick Ishler, Eleanor Markle, Gene Mayes,  
Martha Regal, Dick Deibler, Barb Bigelow, Doug Smith,
Bob Thompson, 
Richard Smeltzer,
Drexel Biddle, Mary Baumgardner, Gerald Evey
 Dick Houser, Mike Riglin, Mark Shuey.

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(Reunion Pix by Ed Dyke, Beanie Fahr Hersh and Tom Widmann)

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CONGRATULATIONS!
A JOB WELL DONE
by 
THE 6
0th REUNION COMMITTEE


Seated: Jane McCartney, Molly Kellerman Sieg, Joanne Benner Wian
Standing: Terry Lindquist, Beanie Fahr Hersh Ken McMullen, 
Buzz McCartney, Beryl Widmann, Tom Widmann, 
Ed Dyke, Chairman
Camera Shy: John Hayes, Bob Shultz
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Barbara Bigelow Adams & Dave


Genia & Richard Deibler


Gerry & Phyllis Evey


Nancy & Richard Smeltzer






Irv Schlegal & Faye Fetterolf


Connie & Terry Lindquist


Dick & Ann Ishler


Joan & Ken McMullen




Mike Riglin & Dick Ishler


Dorthey & Richard Davidson




Dick & Marilyn McKinley Houtz


Gene Mayes & Pat


Doug & Anna Smith






Molly Monsell Terry & Donna Johnson Ellenberger




Beanie Fahr Hersh


Carmella Furfaro & Hubert Bird




Jane Dunkle McCartney & Buzz


John Hayes & Drexel Biddle


Mark Shuey &Janet


Molly Kellerman Sieg


Richard & Millie Meckes


Joann Witherite Warefield


Joseph Evock


Phyllis Hall Gentzel


Virginia Tate Clevenstine


Betty White Watson


Martha Regal Dreibelbis


Beryl Bloom Widmann


Erma Crust


Jim Walizer & Libby


Ed & Ida Dyke


Dorcas Brooks Klinefelter


Nancy Caparella Ralston


Lois Srewart Krebs


? & Betty White Watson


Richard & Genia Deibler




Joann Benner Wion


Bob Thompson & Doug Smith
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ATTENDEES

BARBARA Bigelow ADAMS
DAVE ADAMS
HUBERT  BIRD
VIRGINIA Tate CLE
VENSTINE
RICHARD DAVIDSON
DORTHEY DAVIDSON
RICHARD DEIBLER
GENIA DEIBLER
MARTHA Regal DREIBELBIS
EDWARD DYKE
IDA DYKE
DONNA Johnson ELLENBERGER
ROY ELLENBERGER
JOSEPH EVOCK
JERRY EVEY
PHYLLIS EVEY
CARMELLO FURFARO
PHYLLIS Hall GENTZEL
BILL GENTZEL
ERMA Crust   HAUPT
JOHN HAYES
CAROL HAYES
BEANIE Fahr HERSH
ELEANOR Markle HOUSER
RICHARD HOUSER
MARILYN McKinley HOUTZ
DICK HOUTS
ANN ISHLER
DICK ISHLER
DORCAS Brooks KLINEFELTER
LOIS Stewart KREBS
TERRY LINDQUIST
CONNIE LINDQUEST
EUGENE MAYES
PATRICIA MAYES
BUZZ  McCARTNEY
JANE Dunkle Mc CARTNEY
KEN McMULLEN
JOAN McMULLEN
 RICHARD MECKES
MILLIE MECKES
NANCY Caparella RALSTON
MICHAEL RIGLIN
IRVIN SCHLEGEL
MARK SHUEY
JANET SHUEY
MOLLY Kellerman SIEG
RICHARD SMELTZER
NANCY SMELTZER
DOUG SMITH
ANNA SMITH
FAYE Fetterolf STINE
NANCY STETLER
GENE TEAMAN
BARBARA TEAMAN
MOLLY Monsell TERRY
MARY WITMER
BETTY White WATSON
JOANN Witherite WAREFIELD
JIM WALIZER
LIBBY KLINE WALIZER
THOMAS WIDMANN
BERYL Bloom WIDMANN
JOANN Benner WION
WALTER YEARICK


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75th Birthday Party

It Was The Beginning Of August - In Two Thousand And Nine;
And Our 75th Birthday Party Ran Just  Fine.
At The Bellefonte Elks sixty-eight of us met;
For A Celebration We Won't Soon Forget.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

 
Row 1 - Ken Lambert, Beanie Fahr Hersh, Joann Witherite Warfield, Beryl Bloom Widmann, Tom Widmann
Row 2 - Ed Dyke, Joann Benner Wion, Molly Kellerman Sieg, Barbara Bigelow Adams, 
Phyllis Hall Gentzel, Jane Dunkle McCartney, William Summers
Row 3 - Faye Fetterolf Stine, Terry Lindquist, Buzz McCartney, Eleanor Markle Houser, 
Row 4 - Carmella Furfaro Harter, Molly Monsell Terry, Martha Rigle Dreibelbis, Eugene Mayes
Row 5 - Nancy Caparella Ralston, Allice Geissinger Bruss, Irv Schlegal, 
Dorcus Lucas Klinefelter, Richard Houser
Row 6 - Donna Johnson Ellenberger, Marlyn McKinley Houtz, John Hayes, Lundy Flick, Erma Crust Haupt
Row 7- Robert Shultz, Ken McMullen, Richard Davidson, Eugene Gentzel, Mark Shuey, 
Robert Riglin, Gene Teaman, Robert Thompson
Row 8 - Partially hidden) Richard Deibler, Ronald Kelley, Joseph Evock

 (Pix by Beanie Fahr Hersh, Ida Dyke, Tom Widmann)



Dick & Marilyn Houtz


Ida & Ed Dyke


Dorcas Brooks



Lois Stewart Krebs
and 
 Beanie Fahr Hersh


Hubert Bird
and
 Carmella Furfaro



Bob Shultz



Ron Kelley


Beryl Bloom Widmann


Jane Dunkle McCartney


Nancy Capparells Ralston




Gene Teaman

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                       Success! 

                           Seventy-three of our classmates -- including guests -- 
                              registered for the party. 
                    Two of our classmates were unable to attend because of illness; 
                             Nancy Taylor Rishel & Mel Fry. 
                     Also, we had 3 other class members absent as no-shows

                           To any who missed the party, we hope you can join us for our 60th reunion. 

                             The Party Committee
                     Jane McCartney, Beanie Hersh, Marilyn Houtz, Terry Lindquest, Beryl Widmann, 
                      Molly Sieg, Tom Widman, Buzz McCartney, Ken McMillen, Bob Shultz, 
                              Joanne Wion, and Ed Dyke

Entertainment
Provided by The State College Musical Combo

Those in attendance:

Barbara Adams
Dave Adams
Alice Geissinger Bruss
Emma Jane Confer
 Ellie Dietze
Richard Davidson
Dorthey Davidson
Richard Deibler
Genia Deibler
Martha Regal Dreibelbis
Edward Dyke
Ida Dyke
Donna Johnson Ellenberger
Roy Ellenberger
Joe Evock
Lundy Flick
Joyce Flick
Gail Gentzel
Gene Gentzel
Phyllis Hall Gentzel
Bill Gentzel
 John Hayes
Carol Hayes
 Erma Crust Haupt
Kenneth Haupt
Carmella Furfaro Harter
Hubert Burd
Harold Henzal
Melvena Fahr Hersh
Marilyn McKinley Houtz
Dick Houtz
 Eleanor Markel Houser
Dick Houser
Ronald Kelley
Phyllis Kelley
Dorcas Brooks Klinefelter
Ken Lambert
Euetta Lambert
Terry Lindquist
Connie Lindquist
 Eugene Mayes
Patricia Mayes
Jane Dunkle McCartney
Boyd McCartney
Joan McMullen
Ken McMullen
Nancy Caparella Ralston
Bob Riglin
Irv Schlegal
Mark Shuey
Janet Shuey
Robert Shultz
Molly Kellerman Sieg
Faye Fetterolf Stine
Bill Summers

Lois Summers
Gene Teaman
Barbara Teaman
Molly Monsell Terry
 Robert Thompson
Jane Thompson
Joann Witherite Warfield
Joanne Benner Wion
Beryl Bloom Widmann
Tom Widman
Mary Witmer

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55th Class Reunion
"In the middle of August - It was Two Thousand and Seven;
Our  post 50th celebration was really revvin.
During a typical Bellefonte day, a stage was set;
Our 55th Reunion was the 'Best Ever' yet."
 
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August 17, 18, 19, 2007 
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August 18, 2007
Dinner at the "Old Match Factory"


"A Banner Turn-Out"


 The Class Of 1952

First row: Nancy Taylor Stetler, Mary Dann Smith, Tom Widmann, Beryl Bloom Widmann, Bev Schlegel Burdette, Jean Watson Emerson, Betty White, Geraldine Boscaino Starcovic, Joan WhitheriteWarefield, Dorcas Brooks Klinefelter, Sally Novosel Alters, Mary Baumgardner Witmer, Martha Regal Dreibelbis

 

Second row: Dick Smeltzer, Irvin Schlegel, Erma Crust Haupt , Terry Lindquist, Faye Fetterolf Stine, Silva Barr Holly, Molly Monsell Terry, Molly Kellerman Seig, Lois Stewart Krebs, Eugene Maeys, Bob Bottorf, Stroade Shay, Jane Dunkle McCartney, Carmella Furfarro Harter, Nancy Capparella Ralston, Ruth Stine Kelley, Bill Summers,

Third Row: John Warner, Jim Walizer(hidden), John Hayes, Joe Evock, Betty Dodds Kellander, Gerald Evey, Dick Deibler,  Malvena Fahr Hersh. Bob Riglin,  Donna Johnson Ellenberger, E. Wendell Smith,  Bob Thompson, Drexel Biddle, Barb Biglow Adams, Ken McMullen, Gene Teaman, Ray Walker, Gene Gentzel, Melvin Fry, Mark Shuey, Buzz McCartney, Eleanor Markel Houser, Marilyn McKinley Houtz, Dick Houser, Dick Davidson, Ed Dyke, Dick Meckes.

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PROGRAM

Welcome ...................................Ed Dyke, M.C.

Invocation .....................Lois Stewaret Krebs

Dinner
Prime Rib or Chicken

      Remarks .......Ed Dyke, Jim Walizer, Terry Lindquist

Ala Mater .......... Sung by the "Five Aces"

Closing Remarks ............... Ed Dyke

Benediction ............... Malvena Fahr Hersh

MAY THE LORD WATCH BETWEEN YOU AND ME -- 
WHILE WE ARE ABSENT ONE FROM ANOTHER


REUNION PICTURES
(Continuious Updates)
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Pix From Various Venues
(Pix:Compliments of Beanie Fahr, Eleanor Houser,Tom Widmann, Bob Bottorf & Stroade Shay)

 
Stroade & Dottie Shay


Beryl & Tom Widmann


Terry & Connie Lindquist




LT: Connie Lindquist, Nancy Caparella Ralston, Carmella Furfaro
RT:   Hubert Burd, Pat & Gene Mayes

                                         
          
Bev Schlegal Burdette, Joe Evock,
Donna Johnson Ellenberger and
                        Barb Adams
                                       


Bob Thompson, Karin & John Warner


Betty White - Flower -  Jean Watson Emerson


Beanie Fahr Hersh & Betty Dodds Kellander


Bob Bottorf & Joanne


Gerald Evey & Ken McMullen

 


Pat Mayes, 
Nancy Caparella Ralston, 
& Fay Fetteroff Stine


Mary Dann Smith, Betty Dodds Kellander,
Beryl Bloom Widmann, Eleanor Markle Houser


Bob Riglin, John Warner,
Donna Johnson Ellenberger,
and Richard Davidson


Marilyn McKinley Houtz, Geraldine Boscaino Starcovic
& Nancy Taylor Stetler

 


Nancy & Dick Smeltzer


Irv Schlegle & Rose


Drexel Biddle


Barbara & Gene Teaman



Genia & Dick Deibler


Ruth Stine Kelley & Ralph


Joan McMullen & Bob Shultz



Ken McMullen & Joan



Ed Dyke & Bill Summers


Dorothy & Richard Davidson



The Five Aces
Sing 
Alma Mater

Terry Lindquist, John Hayes, Bill Summers
Roy Ellenberger, Dick Deibler


Millie Meckes, Molly Kellerman Seig & 
Joanne Benner Wion



Jim & Libby Walizer


Gail & Gene Gentzel


Dick Meckes, Bob Bottorf, 
Ken McMullen, Gene Gentzel

 


 E. Wendell Smith - Rolls - John Hayes



John Hayes & Don Bierly


Terry Lindquist


Mark Shuey & Janet, Bill Summers


Mel Fry & Beverly, Ray Walker & Joyce


Beanie Fahr Hersh


Ida Dyke


Lois Stewart Krebs



Rev. Floyd Emerson
Nancy Taylor Stetler

 


Carmella Furfaro Burd


Joe Evock


Carol Hayes & Donna Biddle


Bob Thompson & Molly Monsell

   


We Still Have Space For More 55th Reunion Pix
E-Mail Them To: dickm2@earthlink.net

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"We're revvin in 2007"
55th Reunion Committee Members

 
Edward Dyke, Chairman

Richard Davidson
Donna Johnson Ellenberger
Malvena Fahr Hersh
Eleanor Markel Houser
Richard Houser
Marilyn McKinley Houtz  
Terry Lindquist
Buzz McCartney
Jane Dunkel McCartney
Ken McMullen
Irvin Schlegal
Robert Shultz
Molly Kellerman Seig
Nancy Taylor Stetler
Molly Monsell Terry
Beryl Bloom Widmann  
Thomas Widmann
Joann Benner Wion

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The following Class Members and their guests attended 
Reunion Venues
August 17,18,19:


Barbara Bigelow Adams
Dave Adams
Sara Novosel Alters
Leon Alters
Drexel Biddle
Donna Biddle
Don Bierly
Linda Bierly
Bob Bottorf
Joanne Bottorf
Beverly Schlegal Burdette
Carmella Furfaro Burd
Hubert Burd
Richard Davidson
Dorothy Davidson
Dick Deibler
Genia Deibler
Martha Regal Dreibelbis
Ed Dyke
Ida Dyke
Donna Johnson Ellenberger
Roy Ellenberger
Jean Watson Emerson
Floyd Emerson
Gerald Evey
Phyllis Evey
Joseph Evock
Melvin Fry
Beverly Fry
Gene Gentzel
Gail Gentzel
Carmella Furfero Burd
Hubert Burd



Erma Crust Haupt
Kenneth Haupt
John Hayes
Carol Hayes
Harold Hensel
Malvena Fahr Hersh
Sylva Barr Holly
Ron Holly
Eleanor Markle Houser
Dick Houser
Marilyn McKinley Houtz
Dick Houtz
Bette Dodds Kellander
Ruth Stine Kelley
Ralph Kelley
Dorcas Brooks Klinefelter
Lois Stewart Krebs
Terry Lindquist
Connie Lindquist
Eugene Mayes
Pat Mayes
Boyd "Buzz"  McCartney
Jane Dunkel McCartney
Ken Mcmullen
Joan McMullen
Richard Meckes
Millie Meckes
Nancy Caparella Ralston
Robert Riglin
Patricia Riglin
Irvin Schlegel
Rose Schlegel


Molly Kellerman Seig
Stroade Shay
Dorothy Shay
Mark Shuey
Janet Shuey
Bob Shultz
Dick Smeltzer
Nancy Smeltzer
Mary Dann Smith
James Smith
Ernest Wendell Smith
Geraldine Boscaino Starcovic
Nancy Taylor Stetler
Faye Fetterolf Stine
Bill Summers
Lois Summers
Gene Teaman
Barbara Teaman
Molly Monsell Terry
Bob Thompson
Jim Walizer
Libby Walizer
Ray Walker
Joyce Walker
Joanne Witherite Warefield
John Warner
Karin Warner
Betty White
Joann Benner Wion
Tom Widmann
Beryl Bloom Widmann
Mary Baumgardner
Witmer

Donors Not In Attendance

Mary Coder Pallo
Shirley Griffith
Hal Harman
Ron Kelley
Dick Nello

Roster provided by Beryl and Tom Widmann

Poem for 2007
by
Beanie Fahr Hersh

All of us are older
And wisdom is our aim.
Some of us have changed a lot
And some are much the same.
Some of us have gained some weight
And some of us are slim.
Some of us have lost some hair,
And for some, the gray's set in.
Some of us are broke sometimes;
Some of us have wealth.
Some of us have aches and pains,
While others have good health.
Sometimes we're sad, but mostly happy.
Some of us are called Grandma;
And some are called "Grand-Pappy."
We expect to see everyone next time;
We know we'll sure see you
When we gather in five more years -
We're Bellefonte's Class of '52.


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In Memoriam

Joseph Anderson
Shirley Beatty DeLong
Joanne Bickle Zell
Richard Bloom
Martha Confer
Shirley Ishler Corl
Janet Corregian DeArmitt
Robert Davis
Nancy DeLallo Moyer
Patricia Dunlap Flynn
Frederick Eckley
Vaughn Fanning
Harold Flick
William Gross
Russell Hendershot
Raymond Homan
Kay Houtz Brown
Kay Holy Lucas
Patricia Hoy Dunklebarger
Franklin Jodon
Sue Keller Neff
Patricia Kling
Sherry Kofman Reisfeld
Carl Krebs
James Leitzell
Ruth Little Brown
Carol Love Emery
Harold Lucas
Frank Lyons
Michael McCrossin
Wayne Moyer
Sylvia Poorman Stebbins
Glenda Rine McConnel
Harold Lucas
Ethel Robinson Lucas
Elizabeth Saylor
Franklin Schad
Patricia Schad Gross
Barbara Shuey
June Schaeffer Bonnell
Thomas Shawley
Jay Tressler
Marion Turner Breon
Edward Warner
Joyce Webster Guinta
Harold Williams
Claudette Young Burd
Clayton young
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50th REUNION

of
The Class of 1952
Bellefonte High School
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
August 16- 17-18, 2002



Edward Dyke

General Chairman
(Committee 2002)

Marilyn McKinley Houtz Beryl Bloom Widmann Thomas Widmann
Joann Benner Wion Richard Davidson Richard Houser
Malvena Fahr Hersh  Donna Johnson Ellenberger Molly Kellerman Seig
Ken McMullin Robert Shultz James Walize
Molly Kellerman Seig Eleanor Markle Houser  Carmella Furfaro Harter
Molly Monsell Terry Nancy Caparella Ralston Jane Dunkle McCartney

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               "In the Middle of August, Two Thousand Two
              A Class with 'Class' Made It's Golden Debut.
             The Weather Was Great, The Stage Was Set
               Our 50th Reunion Was The Best Ever Yet."

          

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50TH REUNION PHOTO



ROW 1 LEFT TO RIGHT
BOYD MCCARTNEY,  EUGENE MAYES, BERYL BLOOM WIDMANN, MOLLY MONSELL TERRY, IRVIN SCHLEGEL,  TOM WIDMANN, BOB BOTTORF, LOIS WILLIAMS GARRETT, JOANN BENNER WION, SEATED-- GERALDINE BOSCAINO STARCOVIC, BETTY WHITE WATSON, -- JOANNE WITHERITE WARFIELD, MARY BUMGARDNER WITMER, DORCAS BROOKS KLINEFELTER, ANNE GARETY WIAN.

ROW 2
HAROLD BROOKS, CHARLIE BILGER, TOM WILLIAMS, MOLLY KELLERMAN SIEG, GENE TEAMAN, TERRY LINDQUIST, RON KELLEY, CAROL LOVE EMERY, LARRY RACHAU, JOE EVOCK, JEAN WATSON EMMERSON, ERMA CRUST HAUPT, NANCY CAPPARELLI  RALSTON.

ROW 3
ELEANOR MARKLE HOUSER, EUGENE GENTZEL, PHYLLIS HALL GENTZEL, MELVENA FAHR HERSH, BETTY DODDS KELLANDER, DONNA JOHNSON ELLENBERGER, HAL HARMON, NANCY DELALLO MOYER, CARMELLA FUFARO HARTER,  PAT SMEAD KING.

ROW 4
RICHARD HOUSER, RICHARD MECKES, RICHARD SMELTZER, DREXEL BIDDLE, WILLIAM SUMMERS, CONNIE HOLT PILLOT, MARILYN MCKINLEY HOUTZ, LOIS STEWART KREBS, JANE DUNKEL MCCARTNEY, JAMES WALIZER, MARTHA REGEL DREIBELBIS.

ROW 5
MARK SHUEY, MIKE MCCROSSIN, WENDELL SMITH, ED DYKE,  MIKE RIGLIN, KEN MCMULLEN, 
RICHARD DAVIDSON.

Camera Shy
BEVERLY SCHLEGEL BURDETTE, PHYLLIS MC MULLIN CLEMSON, STROADE SHAY, ROBERT THOMPSON, 
JOHN WARNER,
RICHARD ISHLER
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 (Refer to Photo Section For 50th Reunion Pix)

50th Reunion Committee

Gals (L-R): Beryl Bloom Widmann, Molly Kellerman Seig, Donna Johnson Ellenberger,
Joann Benner Wion, Patricia Dunkle McCartney, Marilyn Mc Kinley Houtz, 
Molly Monsell Terry, Eleanor Markle Houser
Guyz (L-R): Tom Widmann, Richard Davidson, Ken McMullen,
Boyd McCartney, Dick Houser, Ed Dyke

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The Following Class Members And Spouses Attended 50th Reunion Venues:



Barbara Bigelow Adams
David Adams
Mary Baumgardner Witmer
Joann Benner Wion
Richard Wion
Drexel Biddle
Donna Biddle
Donald Bierly
Linda Bierly
Charles Bilger
Edith Bilger
Beryl Bloom Widmann
Tom Widmann
Robert Bottorf
Joanne Bottorf
Dorcas Brooks Klinefelter
Harold Brooks
Joan Brooks
Nancy Caparelli Ralston
Mary Coder Pallo
Edward Pallo
Erma Crust Haupt
Kenneth Haupt
Richard Davidson
Dorothy Davidson

Nancy DeLallo Moyer
William Moyer
Betty Dodds Kellander
Jane Dunkle McCartney
Boyd McCartney
Peggy Fisher Bosse
Robert Bosse
Carmella Furfaro Harter
Ann Garety Wian
Gene Garety
Gene Gentzel
Gail Gentzel
Phyllis Hall Gentzel
William Gentzel
Hal Harman
Cay Harmon


Twila Harshbarger Ishler
Edward Dyke
Ida Dyke
Gerald Evey
Phyllis Evey
Joseph Evock
Malvena Fahr Hersh
William Hersh
Faye Fetterolf Stine
Robert Stine
John Hayes
Carol Hayes
Connie Holt Pillot
Richard Houser
Eleanor Houser

Richard Ishler
Ann Ishler
Donna Johnson Ellenberger
Roy Ellenberger
Molly Kellerman Seig
William Seig
Ronald Kelley
Phyllis Kelley
Gilbert King
Terry Lindquist
Connie Lindquist
Carol Love Emery
Eugene Mayes
Patricia Mayes
Eleanor Markle Houser
Richard Houser
Boyd McCartney
Jane McCartney
Michael McCrossin
Marilyn McKinley Houtz
Richard Houtz
Kenneth McMullen
Joan Mc Mullen
Phyllis McMullin Clemson
James Clemson
Richard Meckes
Millie Meckes

Molly Monsell Terry
Larry Rachau
Suzzie Rachau
Martha Regal Drebelbis
Gerald Drebelbis
Michael Riglin
Beverly Schlegle Burdette
George Burdette

Irv Schlegle
Stroad Shay
Dorothy Shay
Mark Shuey
Janet Shuey
Robert Shultz
Patricia Smead King
Clair King
Richard Smeltzer
Nancy Smeltzer
Earnest Wendell Smith
Lois Stewart Krebs
William Summers
Gene Teaman
Barbara Teaman
Robert Thompson
Jane Thompson
James Walizer
Ray Walker
Joyce Walker
John Warner
Karin Warner
Jean Watson Emerson
Rev. Floyd Emerson
Elizabeth White Watson
Albert Watson

Thomas Widmann
Beryl Widmann
Lois Williams Garrett
Thomas Williams
Ruth Williams
Walter Yearick
Caroline Yearick






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_____________Booklet by Donna Johnson Ellenberger_____________

The 50th Reunion Committee 
Presents
The Fiftieth Reunion
Of The

BELLEFONTE HIGH SCHOOL
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
          
CLASS OF 1952
                 


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The Class of 1952
                                                   
INTRODUCTION

In the early stages of our 50th class reunion, a committee member suggested that we have a souvenir booklet that would include some history of the Class of 1952. During an "out-of-mind-experience" I offered to work on the booklet. Having no writing experience and being a novice with a computer made my job a difficult and time consuming experience, but also one of the most enjoyable tasks I have ever done.

        With help from Joyce Adgate at the Centre County Library, expert computer help from Dick Houser and Tom Widmann, and after endless conversations with classmates, information was collected. The result is the booklet you are reading right now.. Hopefully it depicts some of the unique history and experiences of the "Class of '52."

        This booklet contains some factual history, and, some memories. It is not intended to be a scholarly history and should not be mistaken as such. Unfortunately the history of the elementary schools in the Bellefonte area is incomplete. I could not locate anyone who attended the schools that are missing. In addition, there will be a supplement covering our reunion activities mailed to each class member.

        Our fiftieth class reunion is certainly a memorable experience and hopefully this booklet will jar some memories from our past. Quoting Jim Walizer, our class President, "What a great class we were! What a great class we still are!

Donna Johnson Ellenberger

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(Ed note: It was necessary to condense and edit this article)
 
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Publicity Committee
Beryl and Tom Widmann & Marilyn McKinley Houtz 

                                              The memento for our 2002 Reunion was a "Hometown Collectable."  

                                                           50th Reunion Highlights

                                                          FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 16TH

              The festivities began with a mixer at the Bellefonte Elks Club. Classmates began arriving about 8 p.m.  Seventy-Eight class members and spouses spent the evening socializing and renewing old friendships.  
        
                                                        SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 17TH

          The "new" Nittany Valley Country Club was the setting for our Saturday night affair. Classmates and guests received name tags, compliments of Beryl and Tom Widmann; and we were were treated to a great picture display by Molly Kellerman Seig..  Our table decorations included mugs filled with red and white carnations (Arranged by Jane Dunkle McCartney). 
Printed programs were provided by Eleanor and Dick Houser. 

Following an inspiring prayer by Lois Stewart Krebs, and a recitation of the Lords Prayer, 120 classmates and spouses sat down to a delicious dinner.
 
Ed Dyke, our Master of Ceremonies, opened the program and acknowledged the reunion committee for their fine efforts. Buzz McCartney. Then, Joann Benner Wion followed up with individual readings. They were great! The program continued with the reading of poems composed by Dick Meckes and Beanie Fahr Hersh -- highlighting each class member present. While the class member stood -- with spouse -- their poem was recited by Dick, Beanie, or Stroade Shay, in his "Verdant Sartorial Presentation."

          Although this was a tough act to follow, the former "Andrews Sisters," Joann Benner Wion, Molly Kellerman Seig, Carol Love Emery, and Donna Johnson Ellenberger, joined by Peggy Fisher Bosse, Terry Lindquist, and Dick Smeltzer led the group in singing "Goodnight Irene" and "You'll Never Walk Alone".

           All class members were given souvenir booklets and a wooden collectible of  Bellefonte High  School. The High School memento, designed exclusively for the BHS Class of 1952 fiftieth reunion, is a result of the combined efforts of Joann Wion, Molly Seig, and Molly Terry. Jim Walizer, our class president, made the closing remarks.  

                                               SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 18TH

 On Sunday morning, the "Committee"  hosted a brunch in Tallyrand Park. Forty-nine classmates and spouses attended.   

Breakfast was catered by Bellefonte Elks Club. This was our final opportunity to to sit around and talk, and get caught up on each other's lives. The perfect end to a perfect weekend.

          The reunion committee and all of the talented classmates worked very hard to make our 50th Reunion a memorable one. But the person who made it "our best reunion ever" was our committee chairman, Ed Dyke.  Our thanks go out to Ed for his tireless efforts and excellent leadership.
(Committee 2002)
                                                                       


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