Montoursville couple observes 60th anniversary
William E. and Doris L. Messersmith, of Montoursville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 17, 2020. They were married in First Presbyterian Church, Northumberland, by Rev. Edward Myers.
Mr. Messersmith is the son of the late Clarence and Verona Messersmith. He graduated from Danville High School in 1955 and Penn State in 1960. He worked as a Penn State cooperative extension agent, retiring in 2001.
Mrs. Messersmith is the daughter of the late Robert and Emma Auten. She graduated from Northumberland High School in 1959.
Together they have five children, the late Doreen Messersmith, Diane (Marc) Haas, of Montoursville, Doug (Bonnie) Messersmith, of Woolrich, Dave Messersmith, of Honesdale, and Dan (Amy) Messersmith, of Pennsdale. They have 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.