The Daily Item
ELYSBURG — Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Varney, of Elysburg, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently with a surprise party at The Pine Barn Inn. They also celebrated with a trip to the National Parks in September.
They were married Oct. 26, 1963, in St. Joseph’s Church, Shamokin, by the Rev. Daniel Mahoney.
Claire is the daughter of the late Lois (Hagan) and Franklin Clutcher. Larry is the son of the late Mary (Lesko) Varney and Eleanor and Lawrence Varney Sr.
Larry is a retired highway construction supervisor for Faylor Middlecreek, Inc., and Barletta Construction. Claire is a retired Women’s Pavilion R.N. Clinic Operations Manager for GMC. Both now seasonally work part-time at J&D Campground. They are active members of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Elysburg.
They are the parents of two children, Lori, wife of Curt Jones, of Catawissa, and Darryl and his wife Lori, of Shamokin. There are also six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.