Richard and Barbara Getz Sr. of Palmerton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
They were married on April 10, 1965, at St. Matthew's Church in Kunkletown by the Rev. Aiden Bohner.
Mrs. Getz is the daughter of the late Vane and Alma (Costenbader) Smale of Kresgeville. Her husband is the son of the late Walter and Elsie (Hittner) Getz of Franklin Township.
They have two children: A daughter, Sherry, wife of Louis Smith of Lehighton, and a son, Richard Jr., husband of Yvette, of Palmerton.