William and Mary Robb

Mr. and Mrs. William Robb of 2000 Juniata Gap Road, Altoona, celebrated their 50th anniversary

Nov. 8 with a dinner, hosted by Brenda O’Leary and Patrick Eckenrode, at the Bavarian Hall, Altoona.

The couple renewed their vows at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona, with Bishop Mark Bartchak officiating.

They were married

Nov. 8, 1969, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament by the Rev. John P. Ellias.

Mrs. Robb is the former Mary Eckenrode.

The couple knew each other their entire lives and were childhood sweethearts.

Mr. Robb retired from Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona.

He enjoys hunting “treasure” with his metal detector and walking his dog.

He is a Marine Corps veteran, serving in Vietnam.

Mrs. Robb retired from Walmart in Arkansas.

Both are members of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.


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