Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bloom, of Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2013.
They were married by the Rev. Levi Hess at Farragut/Mt. Zion Church, where they are both members.
Mrs. Bloom, the former Nancy Confer, is a native of Warrensville. She is the daughter of the late Daisy (Arthur) and Howard Confer. She graduated from Montoursville High School in 1958 and was employed by Marymount Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, as a registered X-ray technician.
Mr. Bloom, a native of Trout Run, is the son of the late Arlene (Christian) and Stanley Bloom. He graduated from Williamsport High School in 1958. He served in the Navy from 1958 to 1961 and also the Air Force from 1961 to 1963. He retired from the Postal Service as a mail carrier.
They are the parents of two sons, Chris, of Cogan Station, and Andy, of Watsontown.
There is one grandson and one granddaughter.