Weekly Feature

2016-11-02 / Lifestyles

Park outing marks 70th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reed Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reed Dorothea and Robert Reed, of Moravian Falls, North Carolina, formerly of Amherst, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a family outing hosted by their children at Fort Hamby Park in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

Robert Reed married the former Dorothea Price on Sept. 7, 1946, at St. Luke’s Evangelical Reform Church in Buffalo.

They were co-owners of Courtyard Antique Center in Clarence and operated D & B Estate Sales in Western New York for many years.

Previously, Robert worked as chief yield clerk at the Tonawanda Refinery of Ashland Oil for 30 years. He also served two and a half years with the U.S. Army during World War II.

The couple have three children, 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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