Mr., Mrs. Anthony observe 50th anniversary

Sylvia Ruth (Springman) and Larry Anthony, of Montoursville, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary May 9, 2014.

They were married by the Revs. Harold Springman, uncle of Mrs. Anthony, and Owen Brubaker at Montoursville Methodist Church.

Mrs. Anthony, a native of Montoursville, is the daughter of the late Mabel and Ira Springman. She attended Montoursville High School; Carnegie College, Clevland, Ohio; and the Hospital School of Cytotechnology at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. She retired in 2013 from Susquehanna Health as a cytotechnologist after 52 years of service.

Mr. Anthony, a native of Allentown, is the son of the late Ruth and Paul Anthony. He attended Lewis E. Dieruff High School, Allentown, and served in the Navy from 1962 to 1964. He retired in 2004 from Schnadig Corporation, Montoursville, as a production control manager, after 39 years of service.

They are the parents of a daughter, Sharon Adams, of Montoursville, and two sons, Chris, of Loyalsock, and Jeff, of Montoursville.

There are seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

In honor of their anniversary, a May 10 dinner hosted by their children at the Watson Inn, Watsontown, is being planned.