Mr., Mrs. Ernest Brown observe 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brown, Trout Run, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 17, 2013.

They were married by the Rev. Hurley at United Methodist Church, Jersey Shore.

Mrs. Brown, the former Eileen Wanda Roupp, is a native of Jersey Shore. She is the daughter of the late Beulah and Donald Roupp. She graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1960.

Mr. Brown, a native of Jersey Shore, is the son of the late Helen and Clarence Brown. He graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1950, from Lock Haven University in 1954 and received a master’s degree in education from Penn State University in 1960. He served in the Army and retired in 1993 from Roosevelt Middle School as a teacher.

They are the parents of two sons, Eric and Evan, both of Trout Run.

There are seven grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a private celebration was held on Aug. 10.