Ivan and Sylvia Pettit of Mountaintop will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on July 4, 2016.
The couple was married July 4, 1956 in St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Alden. Rev. Theodore Weatherly officiated at the ceremony.
Mrs. Pettit is the former Sylvia Stewart, daughter of the late Frances and Jesse Stewart of Wanamie, and
Mr. Pettit is the son of the late Mary and Donald Pettit of Mountaintop.
Ivan and Sylvia have two sons, David, who is the Chief of the Wright Twp. Vol. Fire Dept., and Ivan Jr., both of Mountaintop. Their beloved daughter, Judi Stanton, passed away in 2013.
They have six grandchildren: Nicholas, Kelly, Mary, Alee, Sara, and Brittany.
Sylvia had worked for Bell Telephone Co. and later retired from RCA where she worked for 28 years as a quality control inspector.
Ivan is retired from the Tobyhanna Army Depot where he also worked as a quality control inspector. Ivan hasbeen active in the Wright Twp. Vol. Fire Dept. over the years and is nowserving with the Fire Police.
The couple will celebrate theiranniversary at a party in their honorat the Wright Township Fire Hall onJuly 3rd.