Mr. and Mrs. Phil Landers, of Williamsport, observed their 45th wedding anniversary Aug. 31, 2013.
They were married by the Rev. Russell Berger at St. John's United Church of Christ. They are members of New Covenant United Church of Christ.
Mrs. Landers, the former Gail Bower, is the daughter of the late Luetta and Everitt Bower. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 1965 and from the former Bloomsburg State College, now Bloomsburg University, in 1969. She retired in 2011 from Pennsylvania College of Technology Children's Learning Center as an educator.
MR., MRS. PHIL LANDERS
Mr. Landers, a native of Norwich, N.Y., is the son of the late Dorothy and David Landers. He graduated from Central Columbia High School, Espy, in 1963, from Bloomsburg University in 1967, and Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich., in1968. He retired in 2011 from Pennsylvania College of Technology as a professor of accounting.
They are the parents of two daughters, Melanie Curtis, of Purcellville, Va., and the Rev. Mollie Landers, of Portland, Maine, and three sons, Matthew, of Stephenson, Va, David, of Sobieski, Wis., and Peter, of Paoli.
There are seven grandchildren.
In honor of their anniversary, they are returning to their place of introduction, in Eagles Mere.