Charles and Agnes Kernan of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Proctor, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 23. They were united in marriage on June 23, 1962, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Joseph Settlement, Proctor.
Charles is the son of the late Francis and Ruth Kernan. Agnes is the daughter of the late Casper and Helena Frohnapfel.
They have four children: John (Phyllis) Kernan of Loganton, Pa., Caroline (Roni) Shutler-Canales of Simpsonville, S.C., Jana (Joe) VanHoose of Catlettsburg, Ky., and Tony (Jennifer) of Lexington, Ky.
Agnes and Charles Kernan
They have five grandchildren: Adam Shutler, Heather Shutler, Jessica Herrick, Leslie Herrick, and Cailin Kernan. They also have four step-grandchildren: Jamie Hess, Jess Imes, Tanner VanHoose, and Chase VanHoose.
They have three great-grandchildren: Noah and Titus Shutler and Caden Herrick. They also have four step-great-grandchildren: Dakota, Wolford, Rylee Hixson, Zachary Hess, Erin Imes, and a fifth step-great-grandchild due in July.
They will renew their vows on June 23 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Joseph Settlement, Proctor, at 11 a.m., with lunch to follow at the church hall. The couple requests no gifts, only the presence of family and friends.