Mr., Mrs. Richard Donovan observe 70th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Donovan, Williamsport, observed their 70th wedding anniversary Jan. 17, 2013.

They were married at Walnut Street Baptist Church, Jersey Shore. They are members of Fairplay Gospel Fellowship, Jersey Shore.

Mrs. Donovan, the former Laura Jean “Pat” Patterson, is a native of Clearfield. She is the daughter of the late Clara and Harry Patterson. She attended Jersey Shore Area High School and retired from Jersey Shore Area School District.

Mr. Donovan, a native of Jersey Shore, is the son of the late Cora and Edward Donovan. He attended Jersey Shore Area High School, Drexel University, Philadelphia, and Lycoming College. He served in the Air Force during World War II. He was employed by New York Railroad and retired in 1985 from Jersey Shore Area School District as a teacher.

They are the parents of a daughter, Pat Lose, Williamsport, and a son, Larry, Stephens City, Va.

There are five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.