Wayne and Martha (Rising) Wood, of Shelocta, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on July 5, 2019.
Together, they own Berkwood Farms and operated a dairy farm for many years. Wayne is a former Armstrong Township supervisor. Martha is retired from the former Bon Ton department store in Indiana.
They are the parents of eight children: Barbara Mock (Rick Heberling), Nancy (David) Brend-linger, Allen (Sherry), Karen (Alvin) Fulmer, David (Brenda), Lori Gunter and Beth and Scott (Mary).
They have 15 grandchildren: Erica Mock, Andrea (Jeff) Pritt, Amanda and Stacie Brendlinger, Nicole Wood (Jim Walls), Chad (Fallon) Wood, Melissa (Chadd) Miller, Brian Fulmer, Becky Lingenfelter, Danielle (Jim) Redman, Deana’ (Tim) Neal, Sarah and Jack Gunter, and Michael and Jacob Wood.
They have nine great-grandchildren: Zachary, Jaycee, Conner, Logan, Jayden, Adam, Morgan, Austin and Nathan.
The couple celebrated with a family gathering at the farm.