Mr. and Mrs. J. Milton Rogers, Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 29, 2012.
They were married by the Rev. Joseph Fox at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Bastress, where they are members.
Mrs. Rogers, the former Joan Steppe, is a native of Collomsville. She is the stepdaughter of Mary Steppe, Liberty, and the late Genevieve and Frank Steppe. She graduated from Jersey Shore Area High School in 1960. She is a self-employed residential cleaner.
MR., MRS. J. MILTON ROGERS
Mr. Rogers, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late Catherine and Harry Rogers. He graduated from the former St. Mary High School, now St. John Neumann Regional Academy, in 1956. He served in the Navy Reserve from 1956 to 1962 with two years active duty as a radio operator on the USS NOA. He retired in 2001 from Kvaerner Inc. as a welder. He is employed as a musician, playing guitar in area bands.
They are the parents of three sons, Brian, Sharpsville; Travis, South Williamsport; and Brett, Scranton; and a daughter, Rene Schneider, Williamsport.
There are four grandchildren.
In honor of their anniversary, a trip to New England was taken in August and they also attended an anniversary mass at St. Peter Cathedral, Scranton. The couple attended a second anniversary mass at Immaculate Conception Church on Sept. 29, and an anniversary dinner was held the same day at the home of their daughter and son-in-law.