Mr., Mrs. Staggert observe 40th anniversary

Darlene (Bennett) and Thomas C. Staggert, of Montgomery, observed their 40th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 24, 2014.

They were married by the Rev. John R. Richardson and Bly Eddinger at Maple Hill United Methodist Church, Montgomery.

Mrs. Staggert, a native of Montgomery, is the daughter of Elizabeth and Franklin R. Bennett Sr., of Montgomery. She graduated from Montgomery Area High School in 1975 and is employed as a homemaker and daycare provider.

Mr. Staggert, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late G. Pauline and J. Frank Staggert. He attended Montgomery Area High School and is employed by Lycoming County Resource Management Services, Montgomery, as a heavy equipment operator.

They are the parents of two daughters, Stacy Shreck and Kelly Markle, and a son, Gary, all of Montgomery.

There are six grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren and one stepgreat-granddaughter.