Betty Jane and Charles Mock

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mock of McGaheysville, Va., since 2009, formerly of Altoona, celebrated their 76th wedding anniversary on Oct. 7.

They were married Oct. 7, 1941, in Altoona. Mrs. Mock is the former Betty Jane Vaughn.

The couple have four children: Jack and his wife, Ann, with whom they reside; Karen of Edisto Island, S.C.; Richard of Columbia, S.C., and Acapulco, Mexico; and Jodi Gianfrancesco and her husband, Vince, of Cranberry Township.

They also have eight grandchildren: Kelsey, Ashlyn, Isabella, Christopher, Aaron, Rachel, Cody and the late Cory.

The couple resided on Second Avenue until around 1970, when they relocated to East 23rd Avenue. Both are long-time members of First Independent Baptist Church in Altoona.

Mr. Mock was employed at Benzel’s Bretzels in Altoona for more than 50 years.

The couple are members of the Peoples’ Baptist Church, McGaheysville.

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