The couple married Jan. 31, 1948 at St. Anthanasius, the Bronx.
They have three daughters, Jeanne (William) Brown of West Yarmouth, Mass., Karen (Anthony) Rieth of Loudonville, Albany County and Linda (Michael) Fleming of Johnstown; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
They are members of the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, where they enjoy playing cards and take trips with other members. They also spend five-weeks each winter in Florida.
A small celebration with family and close friends is planned for spring.
Edwin and Beatrice Burchell