The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 16, 2014

Smiths mark golden anniversary

Submitted to The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith of Portage have marked their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at Carrolltown banquet hall hosted by their children and attended by family and friends.

Mr. Smith and the former Dora Kick were married Aug. 17, 1963, in Summer-


Mr. Smith is retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. and is currently employed by Thomas Buick GMC.

The Smiths enjoy leisurely car rides, casino trips, watching sports and spending time with their children and grandchildren.

They are members of First Lutheran Church, Portage.

The Smiths are the parents of three children: Brenda, wife of Marty Kerch, Portage; and Paul, and wife, Melissa, Windber. A daughter, Paula Marie, is deceased.

There are three grandchildren: Krista, wife of Casey Leman; Kelli, fiancee of Dan Robine; and Jill.