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Laughery Reunion - 1976

The 12th Reunion of the Family of 
David Leander Laughery and Martha Jane Harbaugh

August 15, 1976

 

The twelfth annual reunion of the Harbaugh-Laughery families was held at the home of Dorothy and Willis Laughery, of near Farmington, Del., on Sunday August 15, 1976. A buffet dinner was served with homemade ice cream and cake.

A business meeting was held with Ronald Case, president conducting the affairs for the family.  Sec.-Tres. Nancy Thompson reported on the family tree which was begun last year and now is near completion.  The family has been traced back to Germany in 1733 and the tree has been drawn to date. 

New officers for 1977 are Loretta Downes, President and JoAnn Moore, Sec-Treas.  Rell Winand will be in charge of games. 

The meeting was turned over to Steve and Karen Winand for entertainment, with Art Laughery winning the oldest guest at age 77, youngest was Jill Hellein at 5, oldest with own teeth was Dorothy Laughery, and the guest who cane the farthest was Percy Martin from Taylor, Michigan.

Members and Guests were:

  1. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Laughery, Tim and Jill Finkbiner, Harold McBane
  2. Mr. and Mrs. Art Laughery of Greenwood
  3. Mrs. Ruth Laughery of Cape May, NJ
  4. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Thompson, Bobby, Barry, Susie, David Lekites, and Joey Gray of Harrington
  5. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Moore of Dover
  6. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Martin of Dawson, Pa.
  7. Mr. Percy Martin, of Taylor Michigan
  8. Mr. and Mrs. David Laughery, Sheila and Vicky of Seaford, Del.
  9. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Case, Karen and Blair of Newark, Del.
  10. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Downes, Kim and Julie of Lewes, Del.
  11. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Means, Diane and Billy of Hopwood, Pa
  12. Mr. and Mrs. Don Hellein, Kim , Pam, Brian, of Belpre, Ohio
  13. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Winand of Wilmington, Del
  14. Rell and Keith and John Winand and Dana Zucca of Lansdowne, Pa
  15. Mr. and Mrs. William Means of Uniontown, Pa
  16. Mrs. Ruth Wilkerson and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wilkerson of Greenwood

 

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Used with permission of the family. Page copyright 2011 Mark A. Miner