Members of Abington Heights High School classes of 1969-71 hold reunion weekend


CLARKS SUMMIT — Members of the Abington Heights High School Classes of 1969, 1970 and 1971 had a chance to mingle and catch up during an informal outdoor reception held at State Street Grill on July 17. Reunion committee member ‎Denise Girello-Reinhart (69), Waverly said 94 classmates attended the kick-off event to reunion weekend.

“Two classmates from the class of 1970 traveled the furthest: Patricia Gemmell Dear and Jeff Hammerman both came from New Mexico,” Reinhart said.

Joanne and Dan Richardson (1969), Marnie O’Dea-Palmer (1970) and Johnny Collins (1970) catch up.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_ABJ-Reunion-.jpgJoanne and Dan Richardson (1969), Marnie O’Dea-Palmer (1970) and Johnny Collins (1970) catch up. Joan Mead-Matsui | For Abington Journal

Neil Benjamin and Valerie Langan, both members of the Class of 1971.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_ABJ-Reunion-Benjamin-and-Langan.jpgNeil Benjamin and Valerie Langan, both members of the Class of 1971. Joan Mead-Matsui | For Abington Journal

Brian Chambers (1970) and Gwen Freeman (1969) pose for a photo.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_ABJ-Reunion-Chambers-and-Freeman.jpgBrian Chambers (1970) and Gwen Freeman (1969) pose for a photo. Joan Mead-Matsui | For Abington Journal

Nancy Wertz Cox and Sally Peters Stilley, both members of the Class of 1970, are all smiles at the event.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_ABJ-Reunion-Cox-and-Stilley.jpgNancy Wertz Cox and Sally Peters Stilley, both members of the Class of 1970, are all smiles at the event. Joan Mead-Matsui | For Abington Journal

Reunion guests J.C. Hess and Mike Smith chat during the reunion kick-off.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_ABJ-Reunion-Hess-and-Smith.jpgReunion guests J.C. Hess and Mike Smith chat during the reunion kick-off. Joan Mead-Matsui | For Abington Journal

Dan Richardson, Peter Stark and Deke Smith, all members of the Class of 1969, mingle during the event.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_ABJ-Reunion-Richardson-Stark-and-Smith.jpgDan Richardson, Peter Stark and Deke Smith, all members of the Class of 1969, mingle during the event. Joan Mead-Matsui | For Abington Journal

Valerie Serine Langan (1971) greets guests as they arrived at the mixer at State Street Grill.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_ABJ-Reunion-Valerie-Langan-.jpgValerie Serine Langan (1971) greets guests as they arrived at the mixer at State Street Grill. Joan Mead-Matsui | For Abington Journal

Harry Ware, (1969) left, said, ‘I come to every reunion and I enjoy being around people I went to school with.’ He’s shown with Del Keisling (1970).
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_ABJ-Reunion-Ware-and-Keisling.jpgHarry Ware, (1969) left, said, ‘I come to every reunion and I enjoy being around people I went to school with.’ He’s shown with Del Keisling (1970). Joan Mead-Matsui | For Abington Journal

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