Mr., Mrs. Bickel observe 60th anniversary

Joan L. (Reaser) and Robert L Bickel Sr., of Williamsport, will observe their 60th wedding anniversary June 12, 2014.

They were married by the Rev. Charles Russ at the former Eagle United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Bickel, a native of Jersey Shore, is the daughter of the late Evelyn (Guinter) and John O. Reaser. She graduated from Williamsport High School in 1955 and retired in 2004 from Brodart Co.

Mr. Bickel, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late Dorothy (Menne) and C. Ray Bickel. He graduated from Williamsport High School in 1953 and served in the Air Force. He is employed part time by Sanders Mortuary.

They are the parents of a son, Robert L. Jr., of Williamsport, and two daughters, Cynthia R. Stetts, of La Belle, Florida, and Tina M. Anderson, of Williamsport.

There are eight grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, an open house hosted by their family at the Grotto is being planned for June 15.