Mr., Mrs. McLaughlin observe 65th anniversary

Marie Eileen (Wise) and Kenneth K. McLaughlin, of Montoursville, observed their 65th wedding anniversary Feb. 26, 2014.

They were married by G. Blair Hemans at Central Baptist Church.

Mrs. McLaughlin, a native of Cogan House, is the daughter of the late Margaret and Ernest Wise. She attended Curtin High School and is a homemaker.

Mr. McLaughlin, a native of Pleasant Stream, is the son of the late Viola and Howard McLaughlin. He graduated from Ralston High School in 1944 and from the former Williamsport Technical Institute, now Pennsylvania College of Technology, in 1948. He served in the Coast Gard during World War II and in the Navy Reserve. He retired in 2004 from McLaughlin Auto Sales, of which he was owner and operator, and also was employed by Avco Lycoming for 15 years.

They are the parents of a daughter, Teleah M. Poch, of Montoursville, and a son, the late Kenneth K. McLaughlin Jr.

There are two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.