Gary and Marilyn Patterson celebrated their 50th anniversary Aug. 8, 2020, with a weekend family gathering at Geneva-on-the-Lake Lodge and Conference Center.
Mr. Patterson and the former Marilyn Vodhanel exchanged wedding vows Aug. 8, 1970, at St. Christine Church, where they are members.
They have one daughter, Carrie (Mason) Seachrist of Canfield, and one son, David (Amy) Patterson of Uniontown. They also have four grandchildren, with whom they enjoy spending time.
Gary was an inspector in sports quality with General Motors Corp. in Lordstown, retiring in 2008 after 41 years of service. Mrs. Patterson is a 2005 retired teacher who taught 35 years at Jackson-Milton Local Schools.
The couple enjoy traveling, attending grandchildren’s games and events, and babysitting their grandchildren whenever they can.