Mr., Mrs. Higgins observe 40th anniversary

Mary Kathryn (Kasper) and Frank “Sandy” Higgins, of Blossburg, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary today, July 27, 2014.

They were married by Benjamin Nevins Jr. at First Baptist Church, Mansfield, and are members of Covington Church of Christ.

Mrs. Higgins, a native of Wellsboro, is the daughter of Linda and Leroy Kasper, of Columbia Cross Roads. She graduated from Mansfield High School in 1973 and from Central City Business Institute, Syracuse, New York, in 1974. She is employed by Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative, Mansfield, as an accountant.

Mr. Higgins, a native of Blossburg, is the son of the late Harriet and Frank Higgins. He graduated from North Penn High School, Blossburg, in 1967, and from the former Mansfield State College, now Mansfield University, in 1971. He retired in 2013 as the Tioga County treasurer, Wellsboro.

They are the parents of two daughters, Lindsey, of Williamsport, and Jennifer Kokolis, of Glen Allen, Virginia.