Mr., Mrs. Shaffer observe 65th anniversary

Stella M. (Swinehart) and Stewart A. Shaffer, of DuBoistown, will observe their 65th wedding anniversary June 30, 2014.

They were married at Mrs. Shaffer’s home in Williamsport. They are members of Newberry Church of Christ.

Mrs. Shaffer, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of the late Mary and John Swinehart. She is a homemaker.

Mr. Shaffer, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late Mary and Chester Shaffer. He retired from Anchor Darling Valve Co.

They are the parents of three sons, Charles, of Muncy; Donald, of Bremerton, Washington; and the late Paul Shaffer; and five daughters, Joyce Wagner, of Linden; Carol Homler, of Jersey Shore; Mary Lehnig, of South Williamsport; Stella Bower, of DuBoistown; and Gale Grove, of Cogan Station.

There are 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a family picnic hosted by their children was held at their home on June 28.