The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

January 12, 2014

Miles couple to note 65th anniversary


Submitted to The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Miles of Johnstown will note their 65th wedding anniversary with a dinner with their children at Surf & Turf Inn, Johnstown.

Mr. Miles and the former Ellen Barbara Mills were married Feb. 4, 1949, at Overbrook EUB Church, Southmont, by the Rev. Earl Ormston.

Mr. Miles was born Sept. 2, 1929, in Johnstown, son of William E. and Anna (Hohman) Miles.

Mrs. Miles was born Aug. 18, 1932, daughter of George E. and Maude (Rohrer) Mills.

Mr. Miles retired after 34 years’ service from Bethlehem Steel Corp. He served in the U.S. Army for 51⁄2 years from 1946 to 1948 in the 1st Infantry Division ETO and from 1950 to 1953 in the 1902nd Engineer Aviation Battalion.

He enjoys pitching horseshoes, duckpin bowling and watching NASCAR racing.

Mrs. Miles enjoys reading and visiting their children.

They are the parents of five children: Kathleen R. Ream, Sipesville; Robert A.M. Miles, Manns Choice; Dennis L. Miles, Johnstown; David E. Miles, Virginia Beach, Va.; and Brian K. Miles, Johnstown.

There are 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.