Ralph was born and raised in southern New Jersey, near where
we now live. Verna hails from Northwestern Pennsylvania. Here are
some childhood photos of Verna's, followed by a few of Ralph's. Actually, we are
still not grown up! To learn more about our siblings and children, click the appropriate tabs above.
Verna with her family
Ralph with Pluto - Ralph's family - High School photo
Verna playing her accordion and Ralph in his flaming pink Ford
Both of us graduated from Bob Jones University. We met in the Art Gallery where we both
worked. Verna watched over visitors and answered their questions while Ralph made picture frames and did restoration work in the gallery workshop.
Ralph sang in several opera choruses, "Messiah," "Creation" and also painted backdrops for theatrical productions
Our Wedding on March 9, 1963, in Meadville, Pennsylvania
Family photos in 1964 and 2004
On March 9, 2013, we celebrated 50 years of marriage but we celebrated in July
when the grandchildren had no school.
Our first home (a 27' trailer) in1964, and moving into our 7th home, 1974
Becky's wedding (1992) and Richard's wedding (1994)
Our family in Austria, April, 201l