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Anniversaries

Golden anniversary

Dennis and Karen Bloom, of Liberty and formerly of Williamsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 24, 2020, 18,250 days of marriage. The couple was married at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Bloomsburg by Pastor Dorward. They are members of Friedens Evangelical Lutheran ...

South Williamsport couple honor diamond anniversary

Raymond and Jean Bodewes, of South Williamsport, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 23. They were married by Rev. Gerald Hughes at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Jersey Shore. They have been members of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Williamsport, for 58 years. The former Jean ...

Trout Run couple honors 50th wedding anniversary

Charles F. and Gail L. Sheets, of Trout Run, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31, 2019. They were married in Ralston by Rev. Milheim. Charles is the son of the late George and Amanda Sheets. He retired from Williamsport Wyrope. He served in the United States Marine Corp from ...

City couple honors 55th anniversary

Michael J. and Lorraine C. Cervinsky, of Williamsport, observed their 55th wedding anniversary on Jan. 2, 2020. They were married by Rev. Gerald Hughes at St. Luke Catholic Church, Jersey Shore. They are members of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Williamsport. The former Lorraine Folmar, a ...

Family honors golden wedding anniversary

Mark and Dolores Conrad, of Cogan House, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 27, 2019. They were married by Rev. Charles Klinger at Grace United Methodist Church in South Williamsport. The former Dolores Lumbis is the daughter of Jane Lumbis and the late Joseph Lumbis. She ...

Cogan Station couple celebrates anniversary

Melvin and Carol Bennett, of Cogan Station, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Dec. 13, 2019. They were married by Rev. Dr. Charles L. Winder, Carol’s father, and Rev. William P. Robbins at First Baptist Church, Warrensville. They are member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, ...

South Williamsport couple honors 50th anniversary

Phillip G. and Patricia A. Vogel, of South Williamsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 16, 2019. They were married by Rev. Kelly at St. Agnes Church, Lock Haven. The former Patricia Raper, of Loyalsock, is the daughter of Thomas an Betty Raper. She graduated from ...

Muncy couple’s family plans 50th anniversary surprise celebration

Jim and Marilyn Foster, of Muncy, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec.12, 2019. They were married in McConnellsburg, Pa. Jim is the son of the late Charles and Pearl Foster. Mrs. Foster, the former Marilyn McCarty, is the daughter of Helen Roan and the late Gene McCarty. They ...

South Williamsport couple celebrate 50th anniversary with community

Rev. Louis H. and Shirley A. Gatti, of South Williamsport, celebrated their 50th anniversary on Dec. 6, 2019. They were married in 1969 by U.S. Navy Chaplin LT Heim at the Chapel in The Woods Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia. The former Shirley Ann Pate, of Charlotte, North Carolina, is ...

Family celebrates 70th anniversary at the Herdic House

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dempsey will celebrate their 70th anniversary. The couple was married on Dec. 12, 1949. They were married at the Matar Del Rosa Church by Father Manley. They are high school sweethearts. Nina Dempsey, the former Nina Womer, is a lifelong resident of Williamsport. Thomas was ...

Platinum anniversary celebration at country club

Jean and Paul Dotterer, of Mill Hall, celebrated 70 years of marriage in October 2019. They marked the occasion by hosting a buffet luncheon at Clinton Country Club, attended by over 100 guests. The Dotterers are parents of six children, Kathy Ebeling, Larry (Nancy) and John (Susan), all of ...

Allenwood couple observes golden wedding anniversary

Larry and Lois Kahle, of Allenwood, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 8, 2019. They were married by the Rev. Donald Nolder at the First United Methodist Church, Montgomery. They are members of the Elimsport United Methodist Church in Elimsport. The former Lois Pauline Hitesman, ...

Family honors Cogan Station couple

James and Mary Mertes, of Cogan Station, celebrated their 60th anniversary on Oct. 24, 2019. They are the parents of three children, Terry, of Williamsport, Tammy, of Cogan Station, and Dennis, of Cogan Station. They have three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Family members ...

Montoursville couple observes anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald McLaughlin, of Montoursville, will observe their 69th wedding anniversary on Nov. 12, 2019. They were married by the Rev. Henry M. Savcool in Owego, New York, in 1950. The former Ester Turdis Larsen is a native of Feda, Norway, and is the daughter of the late Sam and Olga ...

City couple celebrates 75th anniversary

Joseph R. and Eleanor A. Waltz, of Williamsport, celebrated their 75th anniversary on Nov. 1, 2019. They were married by the Rev. E. Raymond Shaheen at The Little Chapel of the Good Shepherd of Messiah Lutheran Church, South Williamsport. They are former members of the First Baptist Church of ...

Montoursville couple observes emerald anniversary together

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Kaufman Sr., of Montoursville, observed their 55th anniversary Sept. 26, 2019. They were married by the late Rev. Robert Lundy at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Montoursville. The former Doris Ritter is the daughter of the late Thelma and Samuel Ritter Sr. She ...

Hughesville couple celebrate 60 years

Wayne and Harriet Watts, of Hughesville, celebrated 60 years of marriage on Sept. 25, 2019. The couple was married during a small ceremony at the Millville Christian Church in 1959. The former Barbara Harriet Davis, of Orangeville, is the daughter of the late Fred and Marie Davis. She was a ...

Area natives observe anniversary

Russell and Linda Bobkoskie, of Richland Township, Johnstown, celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on Sept. 9. The couple were married in 1967 at St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, South Williamsport, by Rev. Joseph Breslin. The former Linda Jeanne Eck is the daughter of Eugene Jr. and ...

Montgomery couple observes 55th anniversary

Married Sept. 12, 1964, Norman and Elaine McCormick Kobbe celebrated 55 years together. The couple was married in Montgomery. Norman is retired from Ceraln Corp. & Metal Parts. The couple has enjoyed 15 years of retirement. They are the parents of Stephanie Kobbe Winder and Sondra Kobbe ...

South Williamsport couple celebrate 60th anniversary with family on cruise

Robert L. and Frances E. Bradley, of South Williamsport, celebrated their 60th anniversary on Aug. 8. They were married in 1959 by Rev. Robert Kline at Mount St. Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The couple are members of St. Lawrence Church. The former Frances E. Stahl, of ...