Mr. and Mrs. Frederick McLaughlin, of Loyalsock Township, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 30, 2013.
They were married in Kingston.
Mrs. McLaughlin, the former Geraldine Ann Ourilla, is a native of Pringle. She is the daughter of the late Jennie and Joseph Ourilla. She graduated from Larksville High School in 1960 and retired this year from Susquehanna Health.
Mr. McLaughlin, a native of Wilkes-Barre, is the son of the late Catherine and Frederick McLaughlin. He graduated from Hanover High School in 1957. He was employed by Conrail for 25 years and retired in 2001 from Blaise Alexander.
They are the parents of two sons, Frederick Jr. and Steven.
There are eight grandchildren.
In honor of their anniversary, a surprise party was held on Nov. 30.