Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Riddell Jr., Elimsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 1, 2012.
They were married by the Rev. Adam P. Bingaman at St. John Lutheran "Brick" Church, Montgomery. They are members of Elimsport United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Riddell, the former Carol Ann Yocum, is a native of Muncy. She is the daughter of Arlene L. Gruver Yocum, Montgomery, and the late Charles E. Yocum Sr. She graduated from Montgomery Area High School in 1960 and from the former Lock Haven State College, now a university, in 1964. She retired in 1997 from Montgomery Area School District as a kindergarten teacher.
Mr. Riddell, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late Sara E. Meisel Riddell and Harry W. Riddell Sr. He graduated from Montgomery Area High School in 1960 and from the former Lock Haven State College in 1965. He received a master's degree from Bucknell University, Lewisburg, in 1985. He retired in 1997 from Montgomery Area School District as a teacher.
They are the parents of two daughters, Lisa Ann Riddell Rule, Vero Beach, Fla., and Sherri Lynn Riddell Heckman, Milton.
There are four grandchildren and their first great-grandchild is expected in December.
In honor of their anniversary, an open house, hosted by their daughters, is being held from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Elimsport United Methodist Church.