Mr. and Mrs. H. Richard Free observed their 50th wedding anniversary June 23, 2012.
They were married by The Rev. George B. Hummer at Trinity Evangelical United Brethren Church, Pennsdale. They are members of St. Paul Calvary United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Free, the former Doris I. Ludwig, is a native of Williamsport. She is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Laverne Ludwig. She graduated from Williamsport High School in 1962. She is employed by American Greetings and Rite-Aid.
MR., MRS. H. RICHARD FREE
Mr. Free, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Free. He graduated from Williamsport High School in 1958. He served in the Navy from 1958 to 1961. He retired from Lonza Inc. after 36 years of service.
They are the parents of two daughters, Diane Lilley and Darlene, both of Williamsport, and one son, Donald A., Williamsport.
There are six grandchildren.
In honor of their anniversary, a surprise party was held June 23 at Tioga Campground, Wellsboro. Their children will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. today at St. Paul Calvary United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 1427 Memorial Ave.