Jersey Shore couple honors golden anniversary

Stephen and Ann Sechrist, of Jersey Shore, will celebrate their 50th anniversary today, June 20. They were married in 1970 by Charles Tressler at Pine Run United Methodist Church, Linden. They are members of the Pine Run United Methodist Church.

The former Ann Louise Smith, of Linden, is the daughter of the late Harry and Ruth (Carpenter) Smith. She graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1967. She is employed at Jiffy Market in Jersey Shore.

Stephen, of Jersey Shore, is the son of the late James and Mable (Bailey) Sechrist. He graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1968. He retired in 2010 from Jersey Shore Steel Company, South Avis.

They are the parents of two sons, Jason (Michelle) Sechrist and Stephen (Sheila) Sechrist. They have three grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.

They celebrated with a trip to Jamaica last year. After the pandemic, they plan to visit Williamsburg to celebrate.


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