Hershbergers celebrate 50th anniversary

Rev. and Mrs. Charles L. Hershberger ... now

The Rev. Charles L. and Paula (Ross) Hershberger, of Lewistown, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married on July 8, 1967, in Smithsburg, Maryland, by the Rev. Robert Hyson.

The couple celebrated the special anniversary with family and friends at the Port Royal Community Building.

They are the parents of: Chad W. Hershberger and wife, Sarah, of Mifflinburg; and Cheryl H. Anderson and husband, Alex, of Pennsylvania Furnace.

They have two grandchildren, Claire and Aaron Hershberger.

Rev. and Mrs. Charles L. Hershberger ... then

He is the pastor of the Port Royal Lutheran Church, and served in the U.S. Army.

She is a former teacher in the Mifflin County School District.

They are members of the Port Royal Evangelical Lutheran Church.

They attribute the success of their marriage to love, patience, understanding and having Christ in the marriage.