Stephen and Patricia Flanagan

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Flanagan of Altoona celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Nov. 2 with an open house given by their children and grandchildren.

They were married Nov. 24, 1973, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (formerly St. Leo’s), Altoona.

Mrs. Flanagan is the former Patricia Dennis.

The couple have four children: Christina of Tyrone, Lisa Hart of Parker, Lori Ferguson of Oakdale and Stephen Jr. of Chama, N.M.

They also have seven grandchildren.

Mr. Flanagan retired from PennDOT, Hollidaysburg. He works for Investigation & Protective Service, Altoona.

Mrs. Flanagan is a homemaker. She is a Eucharistic minister and choir director and a member of the Red Hat Society and Take Off Pounds Sensibly.