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    Eberlys married 50 years

    Paul and Leona Eberly are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 29. They were married Oct. 29, 1966, at St. John Center Lutheran Church in East Earl. Paul is retired from Bollmans Hat Company, and previously worked...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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    Kirkpatricks married 60 years

    Frank and Carol Kirkpatrick of Ephrata were married 60 years ago, on Oct. 20, 1956, in Brunswick, Ga. Frank retired from MGS, Ins., Denver, in 2015. Carol retired from the Sico Company, Ephrata, several years ago. They...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Jim and Kitty Hauck are pictured on the steps of Swamp Christian
Fellowship, where they were married in 1966.
    Going for the gold: Four couples married 50 years

    Four families from Swamp Christian Fellowship in Reinholds were recently recognized by the church for celebrating their golden (50th) wedding anniversaries. Jim and Catherine (Kitty) Hauck were married at Swamp on Aug. 20, 1966, during a summer...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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    Stoners married 60 years

      James and Joane Stoner are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 15. They were married Sept. 15, 1956, at First United Methodist Church in Ephrata. Over the years, they enjoyed spending time with family at...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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    Weavers married 50 years

      Leon Z. and Dolores F. (Eberly) Weaver celebrated 50 years of marriage on Aug.13. The couple met on a blind date, and were married at Faith Temple in Reamstown, on Aug. 13, 1966. Leon is currently...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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    Demmys married 65 years

    Glenn and Shirley Demmy, of Ephrata, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary recently. They were married in the Akron United Zion Church by Glenn’s uncle, the late Rev. Wesley Martin, on July 22, 1951. They began their lives...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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    Gehmans married 50 years

    Karen (Endy) and Carl Gehman, of Ephrata, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this week. They were married July 16, 1966, at St. John’s United Church of Christ, Port Clinton, by the Rev. Joseph H. Heiney....

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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    Snaders married 61 years

    The Snader family enjoyed a picnic on Sunday, June 26, to celebrate the 61st wedding anniversary of Ray and Delores Snader. The couple was married July 2, 1955, by Rev. Daniel Draper, of the Trinity Evangelical Church...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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    Groomes married 65 years

    Robert and Joanne (Ruffner) Groome will be celebrating their 65th anniversary this week. They have been residents of Ephrata for 54 years. The couple were married June 9, 1951, in Shillington. The Rev. Victor Kroninger officiated. Robert,...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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    Hestons married 50 years

    Jim and Ronnie Heston, of East Cocalico Township, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Cuba, and a family luncheon Jim and Ronnie were married on May 14, 1966, at St. John the Evangelist...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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