Anniversaries

Local couple celebrate platinum anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Furman, 2197 Mahaffey Lane, will be observing their 70th wedding anniversary on Thursday, April 25. They were married by the Rev. Charles M. LeFew at Washington Square Methodist Church, Hagerstown, Maryland. They are members of Trinity United Methodist Church on Lycoming ...

High school sweethearts celebrate 30th anniversary

Jim and Lauri Moon, of Old Lycoming Township, will celebrate 30 years of marriage on April 22 while on a trip to 1000 Islands, New York. They were married by Father John Poplawski at Ascension Parish in Williamsport, which is now part of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. The Moons are high school ...

Celebrating 45 years of marriage

Larry and Priscilla Etzel, of Wellsboro, celebrate 45 years of marriage on March 23. They were married by Fred Poeppel, now, and Gene Lenk, then, in Shippensville. The Etzels are members of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Wellsboro. The former Priscilla Ruth Reck, of Bridgman, Michigan, is the ...

City couple celebrate 66th year

Mr. and Mrs. R. Gale Thomas, of Williamsport, celebrated 66 years of marriage on Feb. 21. The couple were married by Rev. Robinson in Phelps Chapel in Pine Creek. The former Fay Duane Myers, of Pine Creek, is the daughter of Lester and Ruth Earon Myers. She graduated from Jersey Shore High ...

Loyalsock couple’s diamond anniversary

Robert and Josephine Stiber, of Loyalsock Township, celebrated their 60th anniversary on April 4. They were married by Rev. Alfred J. Thomas at Evangelical United Brethren Church. They have four sons, Robert, of Loyalsock, Stephen, of Loyalsock, David, of Milton, Delaware, and Jeffrey, of ...

The Mason’s tropical anniversary celebration

Richard and Diann Mason celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary of Feb. 13, 2019, in Oahu, Hawaii. They were joined by their three daughters, Kim Mason and husband Mike Cox, of Maryland, Kendall Mason, of Washington, Michelle Lewis and husband Clay Lewis, of California; and sons, Timothy ...

Cogan House couple plans trip west to celebrate anniversary

Lee and Cathy Mitstifer, of Cogan House, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on March 29. They were married by Rev. Derwood Strunk at Trout Run United Methodist Church. Cathy, born in Tivoli, is the former Cathy M. Daugherty. She is the daughter of the late Dorothy and Ralph Daugherty. ...

Area couple’s 64th anniversary

Keith and Betsy Smith, of Motoursville, celebrated 64 years of marriage Feb. 19. The couple was married in 1955 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.28 They have three children, T.L., of Watsontown, T.L., of Tennessee; and a daughter, T.L.S.M., of Jersey Shore. They also have nine grandchildren and 10 ...

Golden wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Long, of Jersey Shore, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on March 14. They were married by the Rev. David Keller at the Heshbon Park United Methodist Church. The couple met at Heshbon Sunday class as young adults. Mrs. Long, the former Margaret Marie Webb, is a ...

DuBoistown couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

Connie and Myron “Dave” Miller, of DuBoistown, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 15. They were married by the Rev. Edward Zawodniak in Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Connie, a native of Williamsport, is the former Connie Kuna. She is the daughter of the late Bernice and ...

Naughton’s celebrate 50 years of marriage

Phillip “Phil” J. and Barbara A. Naughton were married on Feb. 15, 1969 by Rev. John Manno at Mater Delarosa Church in Williamsport. Phillip, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late Joe and Zina Naughton. He graduated from Williamsport High School, served four years in the Air ...

Couple celebrates 50 years

Raymond and Barbara Frederick, of Williamsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 22. The couple met at a Halloween party in 1963. They are native New Yorkers who now live in the area. The Frederick’s were married at St. Leo’s Roman Catholic Church Queens, New York, in ...

The Mustos celebrate 25 years of marriage

Kristin and Michael Musto, of Montoursville, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Jan. 22, 2019. They were married at the First Baptist Church, Williamsport, by the Rev. Allen H. Goss. Kristin is the daughter of Kay and Don Young, of Williamsport. She graduated from Hughesville High ...

Vandines celebrate 66th anniversary

Dio and Jane Vandine plan to observe their 66nd anniversary Feb. 7. They were married by Rev. Clay Reed at the Moreland Community Church, Hughesville. Jane Vandine, a native of Muncy, is the daughter of Daniel and Claire Ellis. She retired from her own business in 2008. Dio Vandine, a ...

City couple celebrates 25 years of marriage

Leslie and Witold Malek, of Williamsport, will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Jan. 29. They were married in 1994 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, South Williamsport. The former Leslie Silvagni is the daughter of Mary Ellen and the late Frank Silvagni Sr., of Williamsport. She graduated ...

The Pursell’s celebrate 50 years of marriage

Robert and Carol Pursell, of Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 23, 2018. They were married by the Rev. Msgr. Edward T. Sullivan at the St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, Williamsport. Carol Pursell is the daughter of the late Kathryn and Joseph Hertzog. She retired from ...

Mr., Mrs. Pauling to observe 50th anniversary

John and Louise Pauling, of Montgomery, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Jan. 4, 1969, by Rev. Raymond Colas assisted by Guy Rathmell at First Baptist Church of Elimsport. The former Louise Rathmell, is the daughter of the late G. Irvin and Amarindia Rathmell. ...

Mr., Mrs. Glace to observe 50th anniversary

Gary and Sharon Glace, of Williamsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Dec. 13, 1968, by Rev. John Pittenger at Wallace Run Methodist Church. The former Sharon Lee Pittenger is the daughter of Doris and the late Rev. John Pittenger. Sharon attended ...

Mr., Mrs. Krause observed 50th anniversary

John and Joyce Krause, of Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 20, 2018. They were married by Rev. John R. Shafer at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Newberry. Mrs. Krause is employed by STA of Williamsport as a third party tester, school bus trainer and driver ...

Mr., Mrs. Meyer to observe 30th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard “Bo” Meyer will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Dec. 17, 2018. Mrs. Meyer, the former Lisa Ramin, is the daughter of the late Fronce and Ann Ramin. She graduated from Loyalsock High School, Bloomsburg University and Wilkes University. She retired from ...