Mr., Mrs. Haefner observe 70th anniversary

Emma Jane (Ringler) and John F. Haefner, of South Williamsport, observed their 70th wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2018.

They were married by the Rev. John P. Regan at St. Aloysius Church, Raltson.

Mrs. Haefner, a native of Trout Run, is the daughter of the late Clara (Bower) and Calvin Ringer. She is a homemaker and served with the Marine Corps. during World War II.

Mr. Haefner, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late Elizabeth C. (Hochreiter) and John A. Haefner. He graduated from the former Saint Mary’s High School in 1940. He retired in 1984 from AT&T after 37 years of service. He served in the Army’s 42nd Infantry Division in Europe during World War II.

They are the parents of Stephen R., of South Williamsport; Michael P., of Hughesville; and John J., of Lansdale.

They have nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a family dinner is being planned.