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Anniversaries

Jersey Shore couple honors anniversary

Van Rice Jr. and Gertrude Button Rice, of Jersey Shore, will celebrate their 75th anniversary on April 8. They were married in Painted Post, New York. The former Gertrude L. Button, formerly of Elkland, is the daughter of the late George and Jennie Button. Van Rice Jr. is the son of the late ...

Family honors golden anniversary in fall

Dennis and Karen Diehl, of Jersey Shore, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 27, 2019. They were married by Rev. Gibbs Morton at St. John Lutheran Church in Lock Haven. The former Karen Hickoff is the daughter of the late Madeline Hickoff Gardner and A. Wayne Hickoff. She ...

Silver anniversary, married in Montoursville

Ted and Kris Rubright, of Wyomissing, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on April 1. They were married at the Community Baptist Church in Montoursville by the late Pastor John Pittinger. Kris is the daughter of Howard and Mildred Campbell, of Barbours. Ted is the son of George ...

Liberty couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Marlin and Diane Plank, of Liberty, celebrated their 50th anniversary on Feb. 14, 2020. They were married by the Rev. Kenneth Shirey at Quiggleville United Methodist Church in Cogan Station. They are members of Steam Valley Bible Church in Trout Run. Marlin is the son of the late Lawrence and ...

City couple honors 65th anniversary

Samuel and Dolly Yoder, of Williamsport, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Dec. 27. They were married at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Williamsport, by Rev. Leonard Gajewcki in 1954. The former Dolly Ann Brownson, of Howard, is the daughter of the late Edith Brownson. She retired ...

Muncy natives celebrate 67th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dio Vandine observed their 67th anniversary on Feb. 7, 2020. They were married by the Rev. Clay Reed at the Moreland Community Church, Muncy. They have been members of the Hughesville Friends Church for 61 years. Mrs. Vandine, a native of Muncy, is the daughter of the late Claire ...

City couple celebrates 65th anniversary

Chester and Dolly Maneval, of Williamsport, observed their 65th wedding anniversary on Jan. 30, 2020. They were married by Rev. Benjamin Heiser at Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Williamsport. Dolly Maneval is the daughter of the late Francis and Evelyn Maneval. She graduated from ...

Golden anniversary

Dennis and Karen Bloom, of Liberty and formerly of Williamsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 24, 2020, 18,250 days of marriage. The couple was married at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Bloomsburg by Pastor Dorward. They are members of Friedens Evangelical Lutheran ...

South Williamsport couple honor diamond anniversary

Raymond and Jean Bodewes, of South Williamsport, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 23. They were married by Rev. Gerald Hughes at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Jersey Shore. They have been members of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Williamsport, for 58 years. The former Jean ...

Trout Run couple honors 50th wedding anniversary

Charles F. and Gail L. Sheets, of Trout Run, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31, 2019. They were married in Ralston by Rev. Milheim. Charles is the son of the late George and Amanda Sheets. He retired from Williamsport Wyrope. He served in the United States Marine Corp from ...

City couple honors 55th anniversary

Michael J. and Lorraine C. Cervinsky, of Williamsport, observed their 55th wedding anniversary on Jan. 2, 2020. They were married by Rev. Gerald Hughes at St. Luke Catholic Church, Jersey Shore. They are members of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Williamsport. The former Lorraine Folmar, a ...

Family honors golden wedding anniversary

Mark and Dolores Conrad, of Cogan House, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 27, 2019. They were married by Rev. Charles Klinger at Grace United Methodist Church in South Williamsport. The former Dolores Lumbis is the daughter of Jane Lumbis and the late Joseph Lumbis. She ...

Cogan Station couple celebrates anniversary

Melvin and Carol Bennett, of Cogan Station, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Dec. 13, 2019. They were married by Rev. Dr. Charles L. Winder, Carol’s father, and Rev. William P. Robbins at First Baptist Church, Warrensville. They are member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, ...

South Williamsport couple honors 50th anniversary

Phillip G. and Patricia A. Vogel, of South Williamsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 16, 2019. They were married by Rev. Kelly at St. Agnes Church, Lock Haven. The former Patricia Raper, of Loyalsock, is the daughter of Thomas an Betty Raper. She graduated from ...

Muncy couple’s family plans 50th anniversary surprise celebration

Jim and Marilyn Foster, of Muncy, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec.12, 2019. They were married in McConnellsburg, Pa. Jim is the son of the late Charles and Pearl Foster. Mrs. Foster, the former Marilyn McCarty, is the daughter of Helen Roan and the late Gene McCarty. They ...

South Williamsport couple celebrate 50th anniversary with community

Rev. Louis H. and Shirley A. Gatti, of South Williamsport, celebrated their 50th anniversary on Dec. 6, 2019. They were married in 1969 by U.S. Navy Chaplin LT Heim at the Chapel in The Woods Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia. The former Shirley Ann Pate, of Charlotte, North Carolina, is ...

Family celebrates 70th anniversary at the Herdic House

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dempsey will celebrate their 70th anniversary. The couple was married on Dec. 12, 1949. They were married at the Matar Del Rosa Church by Father Manley. They are high school sweethearts. Nina Dempsey, the former Nina Womer, is a lifelong resident of Williamsport. Thomas was ...

Platinum anniversary celebration at country club

Jean and Paul Dotterer, of Mill Hall, celebrated 70 years of marriage in October 2019. They marked the occasion by hosting a buffet luncheon at Clinton Country Club, attended by over 100 guests. The Dotterers are parents of six children, Kathy Ebeling, Larry (Nancy) and John (Susan), all of ...

Allenwood couple observes golden wedding anniversary

Larry and Lois Kahle, of Allenwood, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 8, 2019. They were married by the Rev. Donald Nolder at the First United Methodist Church, Montgomery. They are members of the Elimsport United Methodist Church in Elimsport. The former Lois Pauline Hitesman, ...

Family honors Cogan Station couple

James and Mary Mertes, of Cogan Station, celebrated their 60th anniversary on Oct. 24, 2019. They are the parents of three children, Terry, of Williamsport, Tammy, of Cogan Station, and Dennis, of Cogan Station. They have three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Family members ...