Reunions

Editor’s note: A list of upcoming reunions is published weekly on the Entertainment page. Missing classmate requests are published once and repeated only if updated. Brief reports of reunions and class reunion photos with the people identified in the order in which they appear are accepted for publication in the Living section. The deadline for submitting notices is one week before publication. Submit reunion notices to Jane Cannon Mort at The Sentinel; email jmort@lewistownsentinel.com, or call (717) 248-6741, ext. 115.

¯ The Frank R. Oburn family reunion is at 1 p.m. on July 29 at Greenwood Furnace State Park (area near the museum). Family members welcome. Bring the usual picnic stuff — covered dish, drinks and your own place settings. Any questions, call (717) 935-2052.

¯ A reunion of the descendents of Rush and Clara Russler will be held at 1 p.m. on July 29 at the Reedsville Playground. Bring a covered dish and place setting. Contact: Lucy Magda, (717) 935-0001 or Carolyn Conner, (717) 935-2850.

¯The 35th annual Charles Stimely reunion will be held on July 29 at Steve and Karen Stimely’s lodge at the Locust. Registration begins at 10 a.m., and lunch at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish, auction items and lawn chair. Pulled pork and drinks will be provided. For directions or questions, call Steve Stimely at (717) 363-7525, or Bev Stimely at (717) 437-7223.

¯ Lewistown Area High School Class of 1988 reunion will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 4 at Grassmyer’s Warehouse in Mattawana. Cost is $25 for one, $40 for a couple. Checks can be sent to Kathy Gillam, c/o Class of 88, 13923 Carryback Dr., Dade City, FL 33525 or PayPal: paypal.me/LAHS1988 no later than July 25.

¯ The 22nd annual Lynch reunion will be held on Aug. 5 in Pavilion No. 3 at Reeds Gap State Park. Lunch is at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish and place setting. No RSVP needed. Contact: Diana Lynch, (717) 250-7799.

¯ The Ray and Hattie Benner family reunion will be held Aug. 11, with a 5 p.m. buffet style picnic meal at Erdley’s Lutheran Church picnic grove, 2337 Erdley Church Road, (Smithville), Middleburg. Bring picnic food, drink, table settings and a wrapped item for a game.

¯ The Mellinger family reunion will be held Aug. 11 in the green pavilion at Kish Park. There will be a chicken meal at noon, with a business meeting following, as well as an auction and ticket sale.

¯ The descendents of John and Genevieve Leister will hold a reunion on Aug. 12 at the Bannerville Firehouse, with lunch at noon. Bring a covered dish.

¯ The Frankhouser reunion will be held at 1 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Reedsville Playground, rain or shine. Meat, rolls and place settings will be provided. Bring food to share and an item for bingo. A raffle and children’s games are scheduled.

¯ The Bonson reunion will be held Aug. 19 at the Reedsville Playground. Bring a covered dish to share, a tablecloth and place settings for your family, lawn chairs, if desired, and a trash bag for clean-up. Lunch is at 1 p.m., rain or shine.

¯ Juniata High School Class of 1973 will hold its 45-year reunion at 6 p.m. on Sept. 22 at the Clubhouse Grill in Mifflintown. All you can eat buffet-style meal; cash bar; $28 per person. If interested, call (717) 436-2024 by Aug. 20.

¯ The Mifflin County Marching Band Reunion will be held Oct. 5 during the Mifflin County High School Huskies Football Homecoming Game at Mitchell Field in Lewistown. Pre-registration is required. More information: Jenny Barron Landis (LAHS ’79), (717) 248-8078, jaybeeyell1@verizon.net or follow the group’s Facebook page.

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