Herbert and Ruth Spaulding of Mayfield, formerly of Crown Point, Essex County, celebrated their 65th anniversary with a small barbecue with their children.
The couple married June 20, 1947, and they spent their honeymoon in Canada and Niagara Falls.
The owned and operated the Crown Point Agway for more than 40 years.
(Photo submitted) Herbert and Ruth Spaulding, seated, are shown with their children. Standing, from left, they are Richard Spaulding, Douglas Spaulding and Vicki Spaulding Arceri.
They have three children, Richard (Pamela) Spaulding of North Bangor, Franklin County; Douglas (Angelika) Spaulding of Ticonderoga, Essex County; and Vicki (Patrick) Arceri of Northville. They have six grandchildren, Erick, Kevin, Tammie, Tara, Katie and Veronica; and seven great-grandchildren, Erick Jr., Jayson, Brady, Kayla, McKenna, Avja and Gabriel.
The Spauldings were presented a citation from state Sen. Hugh Farley for their personal and professional accomplishments.