Former students of the Packerton School, which closed in 1959, gathered recently for a reunion celebration at the Franklin Township Fire Hall. Those attending include, front row from left: Ruth Wasser Andrews, Barbara Mertz Leickel, Florence Christman Kresge, Pauline Mertz Green, LaRue Dreher Snyder, Judith Dreher Lucas, Eileen Dereamer Bollinger and Joan Zellner Armbruster. Second row, Charles Taschler, Maralee McGowan Stahler, Donald Mertz, Ralph Buddy Christman, Sarah Danyo Mertz, Loretta Christman Redline, Linda Schlier Kates, Doris Gombert Kershner, Kathleen Sillers Morris, Diane Rohlfing Rodgers and Eugene Peck Armbruster. Third row, Carol O'Brian Eroh, Dawn Dereamer Blocker, Joan Schneider Snyder, Ronald Mertz, Dale Koons, Doris Zanders Sheckler, Brenda Moyer Conarty and Marlene Moyer Lafahure. Fourth row, Barry Lee Ahner, Geraldine Mertz Yehl, William Schneider, George Rhoads, Ronald Hontz, Kathleen Hartman Fisher, Edward Fisher and Paul Hartraft. Fifth row, Gerald Mertz, Roger Kocher, Gary Mertz, Robert Brown, Roy Snyder, Donald Edgar, William Kirkendall and James Walck.
Packerton School students gather for reunion
Wednesday, October 5, 2011