Two observe 65 years married

Gary and Barbara (Bobby) Schwenk celebrated 65 years of marriage on May 27, 2022. They were married by Pastor Louis Helldorfer in St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Muncy on May 27, 1957.

Barbara is the daughter of the late Earl and Ruth (Laird) Kilgus. She graduated from Muncy High School in 1956 and retired as assistant manager of Poser’s Dress store in the mall in 1994.

Gary is the son of the late Ray and Grace (Fowler) Schwenk. He also graduated from Muncy High School in 1956 as well as from Penn State, York Campus with an associate degree in engineering technology. After working in the Pulp and Paper machinery Department at Spout Waldron-Koppers until 1978, he accepted an offer from West Company and retired from West in 2001.

They are the proud parents of three children: Haylee (Brian) Howells of Lakewood, Ohio; Bryan (Karin) Schwenk of Downingtown, Pa.; and Allan (Jodi) Schwenk of Mertztown, Pa. There are seven grandchildren: Aidan and Eleanor Howells, Kevin, Matthew, Heidi, Meredith and Benjamin Schwenk.


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