40 class members, and guests, of the Newcomerstown High School Class of 1972 gathered at Schumaker Farms in West Lafayette to celebrate their 45th year class reunion. The group enjoyed chicken parmesan, pulled pork and all the fixings. Members reminisced, and socialized late into the night. Sunday morning 18 members and guests continued the celebration with a Brunch at Raven's Glenn. Back row: Gary Hoffman, Paul Simpson, Steve Calhoun, Larry Mizer, Mike Henry, Jim Taylor, Orlan Harding, Bruce Stonebrook, Dwight Vansickle, Ken Miskimen, Jon Harding. Next row forward: Janie Swigert, Betsy DeLong-King, Linda Belt-Davenport, Kathy Everhart-Mizer, Patty Kiser-Friel, Rick Sharrock, Jim Somogye, Tom Sondles, Patty Mason-Dotson, Susan Mallory-Thompson, Dave Weber, Debra Harshbarger-Valatka., Front: Karen Bradshaw-Lambes, Patty Ellis-Waller, Debi Gray-Weber, Caroline Dennis-Steffey, Debbie Ridgley-Bryant, Barbara McMillen-Fyock, Pennye Shivers-Pierce, Cindy Eggleston-Hanel, Sharon Cramlet-Gay, Don Carruthers Dave Weber, Christine Schwarm-McMullen. Front behind the "2": Christie Fausnight-Merce, Susie Cutright-Hart, Chris Hart, Sharon Bradshaw. Front behind the "2": Christie Fausnight-Merce, Susie Cutright-Hart, Chris Hart, Sharon Bradshaw. Not pictured: Ellen Roe-Hooker. Second photo: Honored guests, Denny Ross and Harry Kenney performed a Veterans Appreciation Service to the 4 members of our class who served in the military. Honored were Paul Simpson, Dave Weber, Jim Taylor, and Bruce Stonebrook. They were each presented with a gift and a flag. Following the ceremony, a balloon was release in honor of each deceased class member who served.
Photos by Janie Swigert