Lawrence and Donna Cardone

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cardone of Altoona, formerly of Williamsport, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 10 with a surprise party at the Valley Inn, Williamsport.

They were married on May 2, 1964, at Mater Dolorosa Church, Williamsport.

Mrs. Cardone is the former Donna Brown.

The couple have four children: Lawrence Jr. of Altoona, James and Lisa Cardone of York and Michael of Williamsport. They also have six grandchildren.

Mr. Cardone retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 44 years of service.

Mrs. Cardone retired from Weis Markets.

She is an avid quilter.

Together they enjoy operating the family business, Pap’s Peppers, with their children.

Both are members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona.