Cochrans celebrate 50th anniversary

CALCUTTA – Fred and Martha Cochran of Calcutta, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 28, 2016.

They were married on May 28, 1966 by the Rev. Frederick Simmel at the Faith Lutheran Church in Center Township, Pa. Serving as maid of honor was Linda (Harcher) Zupsic, best friend of Martha, and serving as best man was Thomas Cartmel, brother of Martha. A reception followed at the home of Earl and Rose Reynolds, sister of the bride.

The couple has lived in Calcutta for 45 years.

Mr. Cochran is a U.S. Air Force veteran and retiree of Alleghany Plastics in Leetsdale, Pa. He also worked at Penn Power – Bruce Mansfield Plant in Shippingport, Pa. for 21 years.

Mrs. Cochran is a homemaker. They are active members of the Calcutta United Presbyterian Church in Calcutta.

The couple has four children: Lonny Cochran, Jeffrey Cochran, Tracey Cochran, and Terri Delposen, all of Calcutta. Also seven grandchildren.