The Heaveners celebrate their 65th anniversary


Richard and Kathleen Heavener of Austintown celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary July 26.

They have four children, Richard (Liz) Heavener, Berlin Center; Jerry (Deborah) Heavener, Austintown; Brenda Rollison, Amherst, NY.; and Diane (John) Hendrix, Overgard, Ariz. The couple also have 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Heavener and the former Kathleen Gingrich were married July 26, 1952, at Highway Tabernacle Church in Austintown, where the couple remain members.

Mrs. Heavener retired in 2003 from her position as a cook with the Austintown Board of Education. Mr. Heavener is also retired. He worked for Browning and Ferris as a truck driver. Mr. Heavener is a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

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