Couple wed just after WWII

By on September 26, 2018


Ed and Mary Loomis celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on Sept. 18.

They were married on this date in 1946 when Ed returned home from serving four years in World War II.

Ed was born in West Reading in 1918 and celebrated turning 100 this year.

They began married life in Adamstown in the home where Mary grew up. Ed started his own insurance business and Mary raised their two children: Louise, wife of Dennis Bowman; and Jim, husband of Janice Loomis. They are blessed with four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Ed and Mary reside at Keystone Villa in Ephrata. They enjoy all the musical programs there, and Ed especially likes playing bingo.

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