Elwood and Maebelle Mallery

Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Mallery of Duncansville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner given by their children.

They were married Sept. 12, 1953, in Blue Knob by James Diehl.

Mrs. Mallery is the former Maebelle Saltsgiver.

The couple have nine children: Jeffery of California, Sharon of Arizona and Elwood Jr., Bud, David, Karen, Joe, Jen and Kris, all of Altoona.

They also have 20 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Mr. Mallery retired as a roofer.

Mrs. Mallery was owner of Maebelle’s Draperies.

The couple attend Berean Baptist Church, Duncansville.