The Rev., Mrs. Harbaugh observe 50th anniversary


Ruthie L. (Kisner) and the Rev. Donald L. Harbaugh, of Jersey Shore, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary March 17, 2017.

They were married by the Rev. Paul G. Gehris at the Community Baptist Church, Colonial Park, Harrisburg.

Mrs. Harbaugh is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold “Gink” Kisner. She graduated from Susquenita High School.

The Rev. Harbaugh is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lee Harbaugh. He graduated from Waynesboro High School, Shenandoah College Conservatory of Music, Lebanon Valley College and received a master’s degree in divinity from the United Theological Seminary. He retired in 1999 as a preacher and also from the Department of Public Welfare as executive director after more than 24 years of service.

They are the parents of three children, Devan L. Harbaugh, of Tunkhannock, Susan Harbaugh Fry, of Williamsport, and the late Eugene E. Harbaugh.

They have six grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a trip to Francis Scott Key, Ocean City, Maryland, is being planned.