Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Ahner of Lehighton recently celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary. They were married in East Weissport by the Rev. Henry E. Samuels at St. Peter's E.C. Church on Oct. 9, 1965.
Mrs. Ahner is the former Barbara Hines, daughter of the late Clinton and Eva Hines. Mr. Ahner is the son of the late Willard and Beatrice Ahner of Long Run.
They are the parents of a son, Richard Jr., who passed away in 1997, and also a daughter, Wanda, and her friend, Henry Howell, of Mt. Pocono.
The Ahners have two grandsons: William (B.J.) Ahner and Tysiah Webb.