Montoursville couple celebrates 40th anniversary

Rev. James and Janice Sunderland, of Montoursville, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on June 28. They were married in 1980 at Bethel United Methodist Church in Montoursville by Rev. Walter Schell and the late Rev. Bruce Bardine.

The former Janice Reeder, of Montoursville, is the daughter of the late Dave and Gladys Reeder. She graduated from Montoursville High School in 1976.

Jim, of Altoona, is the son of the late Jim and Minnie Sunderland. He graduated from Altoona High School in 1964, Asbury University, Wilmore, Kentucky, in 1968 and received his master’s of divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., in 1972. He has served various United Methodist churches in the Central PA Conference from 1971 to 2013. In 2010, he retired and moved to Montoursville.

They are the parents of three children, Philip (Lindsey) Sunderland, David (Emily) Sunderland and Julie (Mike) Weslosky, all of Montoursville. They have six grandchildren.

A celebration with family is being planned


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