Ellie & Frank Batchelor, Diamond Anniversary

Frank and Elva (Gallaher) Batchelor celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Frank and Ellie were married at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Gaithersburg. Frank is the son of the late Howard and Mabel (Aro) Batchelor of Hyattsville. He worked for the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade as a cryptanalyst for 35 years. Ellie is the daughter of the late Alvin Harlan and Annie Mary (McCullough) Gallaher of Gaithersburg. Ellie taught high school English in Montgomery County. They currently reside in Cumberland.
Ellie and Frank are the parents of three children, Kenneth Batchelor of Cumberland, Judy Wilson of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and Barbara Lusardi of Amery, Wisconsin They have two sons-in-law, Richard Wilson and Mark Lusardi, along with four grandchildren, Scott Wilson, Caitlin (Wilson) Majeczky, Laura Lusardi and Eric Lusardi and one great-granddaughter, Sloane Wilson, with No. 2 on the way. They are affectionately known by them as Grammy and Grammydad.
Your children, grandchildren and great grandchildren love you dearly and hope you have many more years together as a couple. You're two halves of the same whole. Inextricably linked. Your dedication to each other has shown us all the meaning of true love. Congratulations on 60 years of wedded bliss.

Guestbook messages

Happy 60th anniversary! We can only aspire to have a relationship like the two of you share with one another. You two are fantastic grandparents/great grandparents. We are exciting for you two to meet baby #2! Love you both. Enjoy your day!
Congratulations on 60 wonderful years of marriage. You are a shining example of happiness and true love. I am blessed to be part of your family and to have shared in many of those years of love and happiness.
I love you!
Happy Anniversary to the two lovebirds! We both miss you and love you. Wish we could be back east to visit and celebrate with you during this special time. We can only aspire to mirror our marriage to yours. :) Hope you have a wonderful day! Love, Ca ...
Congratulations on reaching this wonderful milestone in your lives! We hope you have many more years together as a couple. Your dedication to each other has shown everyone around you the meaning of true love. You are truly an inspiration to us all. W ...
Happy Anniversary! 60 years is quite the milestone. Your marriage is a shining example of life-long love and happiness. Thank you for sharing that love with your family. You are the best parents a child could ask for. I love you so much. Congra ...
Happy 60th Anniversary to the best Mama & Papa on the planet!

Love you both! :)
Your deep love for each other is an inspiration to all of us. You are the best parents, grandparents and great-grandparents anyone could ever have! We love you to the moon and back! Congratulations on reaching this milestone!
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