Howard and Gladys (McCarthy) Finch of Gilbertsville will celebrate their 65th anniversary Wednesday with family members and friends.
The couple were married March 26, 1949, at the First Reformed Church in West Coxsackie.
They had three children: Howard Jr., who is deceased, and his wife, Wenda, and Kathryn and her husband Roy, and Bonnie, who ive in Western New York.
Howard, who is known as Rip, is retired from IBEW, Local 1249. He is a Navy veteran having served in World War II as a signal man. Gladys is retired from Mount View in Niagara County.
They are enjoying their retirement visiting with family and friends as often as possible.