Gary and Shirley Davenpeck of Johnstown recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the home of their daughter, Karen Young, in Mayfield. It was given by their daughters - Karen (Peter) Young of Mayfield, Kathy Wenskoski of Fonda and Kelly Davenpeck of Philadelphia, Pa.?- with the help of their grandchildren: Joshua (Mirinda) Young of Lewis, Essex County, Andrew Young, Zachary Young, and Emily Young of Mayfield, and Erin Pyristy and Linda Wenskoski of Fonda.
Family members traveled to celebrate the occasion.
The couple married on Oct. 8, 1960, at the Amsterdam Methodist Church.
Mrs. and Mr. Davenpeck
The Davenpecks are lifelong residents of Fulton County. Gary Davenpeck was employed by the Gloversville Fire Department and retired as a battalion chief.
Shirley Davenpeck was employed by the Price Chopper Corp. in its Amsterdam store before her retirement. They occupy their time now caring for their "gentlemen's" farm in Johnstown.