Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Wren Sr., Wilkes-Barre, are celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Sept. 7, 2012. They were married Sept. 7, 1957, by the Rev. Charles Gallagher of St. Theresa's Church, Wilkes-Barre. Their attendants were the late Kathleen Degnan, sister of the bride, and Thomas Mahle, Wilkes-Barre, friend of the groom.
Mrs. Wren is the former Barbara Ann Gallagher, daughter of the late Doris Angelo and the late Elijah Gallagher. She is retired from King's College.
Mr. Wren is the son of the late Elizabeth and Anthony Wren. He is retired from Tobyhanna Army Depot.
The couple has four children, Richard S. Wren Jr.; Tammy Wren Kellar and spouse, Gary; Timothy A. Wren Sr. and spouse, Melissa; and Russell E. Wren and spouse, Amy. They have 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Three of their grandchildren are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
The couple's children would like to thank them for teaching them good values and the importance of family.
The couple went to Myrtle Beach to celebrate the occasion.