Mr., Mrs. Clapper observe 40th anniversary

Sharlene (Miller) and Jack Clapper, of Williamsport, observed their 40th wedding anniversary April 20, 2014.

Dr. Donald R. Shover Jr. officiated at the ceremony held at St. Paul United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Clapper, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of Beverly and John Miller, of Williamsport. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 1971 and from Williamsport Hospital School of Medical Transcription in 1972. She is a homemaker.

Mr. Clapper, a native of Meshoppen, is the son of Rita Clapper, of Laceyville, and the late Daniel Clapper. He graduated from Wyalusing Area High School in 1972 and attended the former Williamsport Area Community College, now Pennsylvania College of Tec-hnology. He is employed by West Pharmaceutical.

They are the parents of a daughter, Sherry, of Williamsport, and a son, John, of Loyalsock Township.

There are two granddaughters.

In honor of their anniversary, an open house hosted by their children was held April 19, and a trip to Orlando, Florida, was taken in March.