Jeannine and David O'Connell are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were married September 3, 1966 in the South Glens Falls United Methodist Church. Their wedding party included Sherry Whorf Richardson, friend and neighbor of the bride and William Merritt, Jr., brother of the bride.
Jeannine is the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Merritt; David is the son of the late Francis and Frances O’Connell.
Both the O’Connell’s are retired. Jeannine retired from the South Glens Falls school district as a teacher in 1999. David retired from Great Meadows Correctional facility as a pharmacist in 2003. In their retirement, they have enjoyed traveling abroad.
A celebration in their honor will be held on board the Lac Du Saint Sacrement, Lake George, New York; hosted by their son and daughter-in-law, Coley and Lisa O’Connell.