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    Simmons’ golden anniversary

    Barry L. and Priscilla (Reed) Simmons, of Ephrata, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on April 15, 1967, at Grace EUB Church, in Penbrook. Barry and Priscilla are the parents of three...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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    Stauffers married 70 years

    Robert and Betty (Root) Stauffer, of Ephrata, celebrated 70 years together on April 5, 2017. They were married April 5, 1947, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Ephrata, by Rev. Myron A. Eichner. The couple has lived in the...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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    Dissingers married 50 years

    Ralph and Kathleen (Egan) Dissinger will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this week. They were married March 18, 1967, at Bern Lutheran Church, Leesport. The Rev. Walton Horn officiated. Ralph retired from the Ephrata Area School...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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    DeHavens married 50 years

    Alvin and Connie DeHaven will celebrate their 50th wedding soon. They were married Feb. 11, 1967, at Bethany United Church of Christ in Ephrata. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Charles Strasbaugh. Alvin enjoys hunting and watching...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Kerstetters married 25 years

    Brian and Lorie (Kline) Kerstetter were married Nov. 30, 1991 at Middle Creek Church of the Brethren, Lititz, with the Rev. Paul W. Brubaker and the Rev. Roger Eng officiating. To celebrate this special occasion, a dinner...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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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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    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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