Thursday, December 12, 2013 6:15 PM
Published on: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
By Mary McHale
50th reunion coming up for Suitland’s Class of ’63
The Class of ’63 also invites friends from the classes of 1961, ’62, ‘64 and ‘65. As for faculty, Mr. Gough and his wife are planning to attend.
For information or to sign up, email Carolyn Fonner or call her cell at 843-855-2768.
The reunion will be at the Sheraton Hotel, 4095 Powder Mill Road in Calverton (Exit 29B off 95), beginning with a reception at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:45, and a DJ and dancing until 10. The night before, there will be a Casual Friday Drop-in (cost not included) with live music from 6 to 10 p.m. Group rate for guest rooms is $89 for a double or queen, if reservations are made by June 1. Call the hotel at 301-937-4422.
Morningside holds its monthly Town Hall meeting at 8 p.m. March 19. Morningsiders should be there for the latest news on the town’s election coming up in May.
I have enjoyed having my daughter Kathleen Shearer visiting me from West Chester, Ohio. We had a family reunion to celebrate my son-in-law John Mudd’s 50th birthday and my birthday (no age given). We’ve also been doing jigsaw puzzles and following the Conclave news from Rome.
La Reine graduate honored
May they rest in peace
Donald Lee “Donnie” Powell, 77, owner of Powell’s Automotive in Oxon Hill for more than 30 years, died Feb. 26. He was the husband of the late Joan R. Powell; father of Wendy Merry, Robert Powell and Jody Pyburn; grandfather of two; brother of George Powell, Mary Knight, Nancy Smith and the late Kenneth and Edward Powell.
Marion Louise Asare, of Skyline, who knew several U. S. Presidents, died Jan. 17. She grew up in Washington, graduated from Cardoza and got a job at the Washington Nursing Home where she met her husband. They married in 1975. She went to work for the Postal Service and was assigned to the White House mailroom. While attending White House Christmas parties, she met Presidents Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Clinton, and their wives. She joined the National Church of God and worked with the Children’s Ministry. Survivors include her husband Edward Asare; sons Gregory, Reginald and Ellex; three brothers and two sisters.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all my Irish readers!