Paul and Anna Mercer

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mercer of Altoona recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at The Dream, Hollidaysburg.

They were married Sept. 26, 1953, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona.

Mrs. Mercer is the former Anna Kneidinger.

The couple have five children: Michael, Kathleen Bollinger and Cynthia of Altoona, Richard of Hollidaysburg and Joseph of Duncansville.

They have nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Mercer retired from Conrail, Altoona, in 1990, after 40 years of service. He had served in the U.S. Army.

Mrs. Mercer retired from the Altoona Area School District in 1993 after 21 years of service.