Allens celebrate 50th anniversary

ORLANDO, Fla. – Charles and Saretta (McKnight) Allen of Orlandom Fla., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an Open House on May 15, 2015 at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort at Disney World. The Event was hosted by their children, Brent Allen, Derek Allen, and Andrea Allen-Knop.

The couple was married May 15, 1965 at First Christian Church, in Chester, W. Va. They first lived in Ballston Spa, N.Y. Charles was employed by CommonWealth Edison (EXELON), as an Administrator. He retired Oct. 30, 1997. Saretta was employed by Joliet Junior College as a teacher.

They have two sons and one daughter, Brent Allen of Wheeling Ill.; Derek Allen of Orlando; and Andrea Allen-Knop of Wesley Chapel, Fla. They also have two grandsons.