Mr., Mrs. Jerry French observe 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry French, of Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 23, 2013.

They were married by the Rev. William S. Sheriff of First Baptist Church.

Mrs. French, the former Linda Kay Winner, is a native of Williamsport. She is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William J. Grafius. She attended Williamsport High School and Beckman’s Beauty Academy. She retired from Verizon.

Mr. French, a native of Butler, is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Dollar. He attended Grove City High School and retired from United Parcel Service.

They are the parents of a son, Eric, of Williamsport, and a daughter, Shelley Bamonte, of South Williamsport.

There are four grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a celebration at Kristy’s, Montoursville, hosted by their children and grandchildren was held on Nov. 16.