James and Francene Calvert

Mr. and Mrs. James D. Calvert of Altoona are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today.

They were married Nov. 24, 1973, at Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren.

Mrs. Calvert is the former Francene Mills.

The couple have three children: Jeremy and his wife, Jessica, of Simpson-ville, S.C.; Nicholas and his wife, Wendy, of Parker, Colo.; and Benjamin of Altoona.

They also have three grandchildren: Hunter, Dakota and Liesel.

Mr. Calvert had been employed for 25 years by Conrail/Norfolk Southern and is employed by Commercial Envelope Co., Altoona.

After a 35-year career in violin performance and teaching, Mrs. Calvert serves as a part-time obituary clerk for the Altoona Mirror.

Both enjoy home remodeling, an outgrowth of Mr. Calvert’s secondary career in carpentry and construction.