The couple, both natives of Monroeville, were married on Dec. 27, 1967, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monroeville. Rev. Harvey Keller officiated the ceremony.
They are the parents of Jon (Lynn) Mench, of Springfield, Tenn., and Laura (Ed) D’Amato, of Berea. They have seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Mench is retired from New London Schools. Mrs. Mench is retired from the New London Public Library and Sutton Bank.