Beverly and Richard Brown

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown of Punxsutawney, formerly of Hollidaysburg, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a private dinner with family at Luigi’s in DuBois.

They were married Sept. 19, 1970, at Garden Heights United Methodist Church, Altoona. The couple moved to Punxsutawney after getting married. Mrs. Brown is the former Beverly Dugan.

The couple have three children: Richard II (Christie) and Denise, all of Punxsutawney, and Randy (Mary Ann) of Duncansville.

They also have five grandchildren: Richard III, Randon, Reese, Easton and Ashlyn Brown.

Mr. Brown retired from the Pennsylvania State Police in 1994 with 25 years of service.

In 1988, Richard and Beverly started a family business selling monuments, R.D. Brown Memorials, in Punxsutawney.

They enjoy working with their business and spending time with family.

They also look forward to living in Florida each winter.


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