Karen and Ken Carruthers

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Carruthers of Hollidaysburg are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married May 8, 1971, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Gallitzin, by Father John Halka.

Mrs. Carruthers is the former Karen A. Regala.

Kenny and Karen have three daughters: Amy Michina (Scott) of Hollidaysburg, Erin Lewis (Todd) and Jill Clapper (Matt), both of Altoona.

They also have two grandchildren: Kenton Lewis and Bria Clapper.

Karen began working as a registered nurse at Altoona Hospital in 1974.

She retired as the school nurse from Penn Cambria School District in 2013.

Kenny began working as a trackman for Conrail in 1976. He retired as a welder from Norfolk Southern in 2010 after 34 years of service.

The couple were also owners and operators of Karen Manor Personal Care Home from 1991 to 1998.

Mr. and Mrs. Carruthers enjoy spending time with their family and their two dachshunds, Willie and Sammie.


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