Mr., Mrs. John Holt observe 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. John Holt, of South Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2013.

They were married by the Rev. Franklin Gray in West Decatur.

Mrs. Holt, the former Carol Joan Mason, is a native of Bigler. She is the daughter of the late Irene and Charles Mason. She graduated from Philipsburg-Osceola High School in 1959 and from Centre Country School of Practical Nursing in 1963. She retired in 2002 from Divine Providence Hospital.

Mr. Holt, a native of Phillipsburg, is the son of the late Marie and John Holt. He graduated from Phillipsburg-Osceola High School in 1959 and served in the Navy. He retired in 2007 from Penn Recycling.

They are the parents of two sons, Farley, of York, and Christopher, of Annandale, Va., and a daughter, Heather, of Bel Air, Md.

There are four grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a celebration on the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat was held on Sept. 21.