Walter and Anne Cours Shiner, of West Abington Road, Abington Twp., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 7, 2018.
They were married Sept. 7, 1968 by Father William Hines.
The couple has five children, Michael Shiner (Lori), of Jermyn; Laurie Shirey (Steve), of Pleasant Gap: Mark Shiner (Jessa), of Simpsonville, SC; Brian Shiner (Vanessa), of Lincoln, CA; and Daniel Shiner (Jennifer), of Bushkill.
They have nine grandchildren, Brooke, Summer and Amber; Morgan and MacKenzie; Hailey and Luke; Alyssa; and Veronica.
Mr. Shiner served in the United States Navy for four years. He then worked at Tobyhanna Army Depot and retired after 35 years of service. He enjoys retirement running his antique business with his wife.
Mrs. Shiner is a retired homemaker. Sshe enjoys her time in retirement traveling, painting, spinning and gardening, along with many arts and crafts hobbies. She also enjoys helping her husband with their antique business.