Edmund and Joanne DeCriscio

Mr. and Mrs. Edmund DeCriscio of Altoona celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Jan. 4.

They were married Jan. 4, 1949, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona. Mrs. DeCriscio is the former Joanne Bogel.

The couple have four children: Carol Adams and her husband, Bill, of Reading; Edmund F. of Altoona; Anna Fochler and her husband, Robert, of Altoona; and Lannie, who is deceased.

They have eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Mr. DeCriscio worked for the A&P Bakery until its closing and retired from Weis Market, Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, in 2009.

He is a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Mrs. DeCriscio worked at Town and Country until its closing and retired from Sears.

The couple are members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altoona.

Both are avid bocci players at the Buccinese Society.