Mr., Mrs. McQuillen observe 65th anniversary

Anne Marie (Janson) and Gerard H. McQuillen Sr., of Williamsport, observed their 65th wedding on May 16, 2018.

They were married by the Rev. Leo J. Post at St. Boniface Church, where they are members.

Mrs. McQuillen, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of the late Jennie and Robert Janson. She was a homemaker and also helped her husband’s business as a bookkeeper.

Mr. McQuillen, a native of Bastress, is the son of the late Elizabeth and Claude McQuillen. He founded G&M Band Mill Services, which he operated for 30 years until he retired in 1996. He previously worked at Eastern Wood Products.

They are the parents of three daughters, Deborah Grado, of Williamsport, Marianne Rupert, of South Williamsport, and Laurie Stryker, of Muncy; and one son, the late Gerard H. McQuillen Jr.

There are four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a dinner was held at the home of their daughter, Deborah, on May 13.