Muncy couple to celebrate 65 years


Julianna M. (McElrath) and Richard VanBuskirk, of Muncy, will observe their 65th anniversary on Sept. 2, 2020.

They were married by the Rev. Raymond Shaheen at Messiah Lutheran Church’s Little Chapel of the Good Shepherd. They are members of St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Muncy.

Mrs. VanBuskirk, a native of Nescopeck, is the daughter of the late Ethel and S. Glenn McElrath. She graduated from South Williamsport High School in 1949 and was employed by the former E. Keeler Company and Bell Telephone Company.

Mr. VanBuskirk, a native of Muncy, is the son of the late Grace and Roy VanBuskirk. He graduated from Muncy High School in 1951 and served in the Korean War from 1953 to 1955. He was employed by Lycoming Silica Sand, Montour Auto Service Company, Getty Pipeline and retired from Star Enterprise, Delaware City, Delaware.

They are the parents of three daughters, Karen Spring, of Muncy; Linda DeMoss, of Parsonsburg, Maryland and Stacey Hartnett of Wilmington, Delaware, and a son, Kevin, of Smyrna, Delaware. There are eight grandchildren, one great-grandson, and one deceased grandson.

A family dinner is planned at the Copper Roof Bed and Breakfast, Pennsdale.


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