Pat and Cheryl Wherry

Mr. and Mrs. Pat Wherry of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 24 with a reception at The Casino at Lakemont Park hosted by their family.

They were married Aug. 24, 1963, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Altoona, by Monsignor McNelis.

Mrs. Wherry is the former Cheryl Barry.

They have two children: Jeff and his wife, Darla, of Altoona and Jennifer Holobinko and her husband, Newt, of Hagerstown, Md.

They also have four grandchildren.

Mr. Wherry retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad with more than 40 years of service.

Mrs. Wherry retired from the Altoona Hospital with more than 30 years of service.