Mr. and Mrs. James Karing, 1055 Griswold St., Sharon, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering at their home on Aug. 8.
The former Rita Hamel and James Karing were married Aug. 12, 1950, in St. Joseph Church, Sharon.
Mrs. Karing is a housewife and formerly headed the St. Joseph Church Food Pantry.
Mr. Karing is retired from Sawhill.
Their children are: Kathy Serb, Hermitage; James Karing and his wife, Julie, Mogadore, Ohio; Dan Karing, Sharon; and Jan McKinney and her husband, Bill, Sharon.
They have nine grandchildren: Lauren Serb, Christian McKinney, Sarah Poor and her husband, Viktor; Larry Serb, Breanne Stephan and her husband, Michael; Tyler Karing and Caitlin McKinney; and one great-grandchild, Ryan James Poor.