text of the original newspaper clipping
that accompanied this photo read :
and Mrs. Robert C. Stoeckel, 217 Highland Avenue, Clarks Summit, will celebrate
their 50th wedding anniversary on May 30 with an Open House reception hosted
by their children, from 2 to 5pm at their home.
were married on June 2, 1926 by the late Rev. Mr. Joseph Smith in the Moscow
United Methodist Church. Their attendants were Gladys Mitchell Gilpin,
niece of the bride, and George R. Stoeckel, brother of the groom.
Stoeckel is the former Madelyn Batzel, daughter of the late Lewis and Frances
Perry Batzel. Mr. Stoeckel is the son of the late Emil and Ann Brodie
and Mrs. Stoeckel are the parents of three sons, Robert Jr., Clarks Summit,
foreman for the Pennsylvania Gas and Water Company; Gene, Justus, employed
by Dairylea, Inc.; and E. Carl, Clarks Summit, proprietor of Keen's
Pharmacy. They also have six grandchildren.
Stoeckel retired on May 1, 1972 after 46 years with the Pennsylvania Gas
and Water Company where he was supervisor of the meter reading department.
and Mrs. Stoeckel are members of the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church.