John and Mary Gridley, of 55 Throop Ave., Auburn, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Sept. 23, 2015. The couple was married Sept. 23, 1950 in Holy Family Church, with the Rev. Monsignor John A. Conway officiating. A dinner was held at The Sunset, given by their children.
Mr. Gridley retired from NYSEG as a heavy equipment operator. Mrs. Gridley worked at the Big Store downtown. Mr. Gridley enjoys just being retired, while Mrs. Gridley loves her yard work. Both enjoy spending time with their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Their children include Kathy Gridley Sliwka, Jackie (John) O'Connell and John Gridley III. Grandchildren are Joey and Tim Sliwka, Erin O'Connell, Danielle Darby and Samantha Gridley. Great-grandchildren are Ezekiel, Skyler and Zoe Sliwka, Jenna and Jack Sliwka, Ava Hildebrant and Landon Darby.