Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Baxter of Johnstown have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering hosted by their children.
Mr. Baxter and the former Judith Shaffer were married June 15, 1963, at Moxham Church of the Brethren.
Mr. Baxter was born in Brisbin, Clearfield County, son of Archie and Ivalo Baxter.
Mrs. Baxter was born in Johnstown, daughter of Murry and Agnes Shaffer.
Mr. Baxter is a Navy veteran and retired from AmeriServ.
The Baxters are members of Moxham Church of the Brethren.
They are the parents of three children: Kim, wife of Dave Shook; Wendy Baxter; and Kerry, wife of John Robertson.
There are three grandchildren: Kaylee Shook and John Ross. A granddaughter, Kiersten Robertson, is deceased.
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