Muncy Valley couple celebrates platinum anniversary in spring

Robert and Mary Myers Eberlin, of Muncy Valley, observed their 70th wedding anniversary on March 29, 2019. They were married on April 2, 1949, in Muncy Valley by Rev. Leslie McRae

They are members of Hemlock United Methodist Church on North Mountain. They are both chartered members of the Muncy Valley Area Volunteer Fire Company formed in 1952 and Auxiliary in 1954.

The former Mary Myers retired from Schnadig Corp., in Montoursville. Robert Eberlin retired from Sonoco Products Co. in Williamsport.

They are the parents of Jean Duck, of Salem, Ohio, and have three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild.

To celebrate their 70th anniversary, a celebration was held at the Nelson Armes Post No. 601 American Legion, Muncy Valley, for dinner and cake. The couple was surprised and honored to be joined by their siblings and immediate family, Mary’s brother, Chet and Irene Myers; and sister, Kathy and Tom Robbins; Robert’s sisters, Shirley Kinney, Ann Koser and Judy and Jim Hart, all from the Williamsport area; and family friend, Barb Winchester, of Muncy.