Mr., Mrs. Jack Eakin observe 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Eakin, Hughesville, observed their 50th wedding anniversary June 22, 2013.

They were married by the Rev. Andrew MaLoney at the Church of the Ascension, Newberry. They are members of the Church of the Resurrection, Muncy.

Mrs. Eakin, the former Mary Jo McDermott, is a native of Newberry. She is the daughter of the late Genevieve and Jack McDermott. She graduated from Williamsport High School in 1957. She was employed by Little League Baseball, South Williamsport, and Len’s Department Store, Allentown.

Mr. Eakin, a native of South Williamsport, is the son of Marian and Earnest Eakin, South Williamsport. He graduated from South Williamsport High School in 1960 and retired in 2004 from Selective Risk Insurance Co., Allentown.

They are the parents of two daughters, Denise Aderhold, Hughesville, and Debbie Sherlinski, Muncy.

There are five grandchildren.