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Sarah and Woodrow Wright celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a dinner party at a Tarpon Springs Restaurant hosted by their son David and his wife Shelly of Spring Hill.

Also attending were their daughter Betsy Spears and her husband David of Holiday, and a son Woody Jr. of New Port Richey. Their son Danny lives in New Orleans, and another daughter-in-law, Vickie Wright, also of New Orleans, could not attend. Their grandsons, Wesley of New Port Richey, Jack of Spring Hill and Mark Gongre, also of Spring Hill, attended. Another grandson, Bryan, lives in Orlando but could not come to the party.

The Wrights were married Sept. 29, 1941 in Lovely, Ky.

He served in World War II and was a coal miner in West Virginia. She was a homemaker. They have lived in Florida since 1962.

They enjoy reading and gardening.

The Boeings

NEW PORT RICHEY _ Walton and Ida Boeing celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary at a small family dinner party.

The couple married Nov. 7, 1936, in Oak Park, Ill.

He retired from General Electric Co. in 1969 and she retired from Zenith in 1967. They came to Florida in 1978 and have lived in New Port Richey since then time.

Their son David lives in New Port Richey, a granddaughter Jennifer Spare and her husband Doug and two great-grandchildren are all from Fort Wayne, Ind.

The Rummels

HUDSON _ Lou and Marge Rummel of Hudson recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married Oct. 28, 1951, in Richmond, Va.

Before retiring, he was a long distance truck driver and she was a seamstress. Their children are Larry Kemmer of Mount Vernon, Ohio; Deb Rummel of Brooksville and Skip of Hudson. Their grandchildren are Holly Kemmer of Gilead, Ohio; Kimberly Kemmer of Hammon, Okla; Aaron and Allan Peterson of Hudson and Christopher Rummel of New Port Richey. They have one great-granddaughter.

Her hobby is cross-stitching and other crafts. He enjoys gardening.

The Hallys

HOLIDAY _ Raymond and Jane Hally celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary recently.

They were married Oct. 28, 1946 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Their children are a son, James of Palm Bay; a daughter, Barbara Hanley of Queens, N.Y.; and a daughter Susan McKeefery of Lynnbrook, N.Y. They have four grandchildren.

Before retiring, he served 25 years with the New York Police Department and she was employed by the March of Dimes.

He is a veteran of World War II and a member of the International Police Association. They are members of St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Tarpon Springs. He has been a volunteer instructor for the for AARP 55 Alive Defensive Driving Course for nine years. She enjoys knitting and sewing.