Ernest and Donna Long

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Long of Altoona recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married May 9, 1964, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Altoona, by Father Joseph Weidmer.

Mrs. Long is the former Donna Laraia.

The couple have two children: Mark of Altoona and Annmarie Weisman of Philadelphia.

They also have two grandchildren.

Mr. Long retired from SKF Industries after 39 years of service.

He enjoys working on his Model A and also working in the garden. He is a member of several area clubs.

Mrs. Long retired from the cafeteria at Logan Elementary School.

She enjoys reading, doing crossword puzzles and crocheting.

Both are avid walkers and can often be seen around the East End section of Altoona.

They are members of St. Mark’s Catholic Church.