Couple celebrates 50 years

VERGENNES - Willis and Margaret Farnsworth of Vergennes renewed their wedding vows and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Essex Junction on June 28.

Willis Farnsworth, then of Waltham, and Margaret Ladue, then of Essex Junction, were married at Holy Family on July 9, 1960.

Willis Farnsworth is retired from Green Mountain Power Corp. and continues to farm; Margaret Farnsworth is a former elemtary school teacher in Burlington and worked for several years at the Bixby Library in Vergennes before retirement.

They were joined at the ceremony by their two sons, Stephen Farnsworth of Takoma Park, Md., Dr. Wayne Farnsworth of Jamesville, N.Y.; their two daughters-in-law, Tanya DeKona and Debby Farnsworth; their three grandchildren, Caroline, Anne and Will Farnsworth, and many other family and friends.

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