Frank and Beverly Kearing of Parishville celebrated their 65th anniversary on Thanksgiving in Longmeadow, Mass. at a party given by their five children.
They were married Nov. 21, 1953 in Syracuse by Msgr. Watley at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.They have five children: Peter F. (Marcie) Kearing of Longmeadow, Mass.; Susan E. Kearing of Chestertown; Mary P. Kearing of Portland, Maine; Michael S. (Becky) Kearing of Potsdam; and James R. Westfield of Massachussetts.
They have seven grand children and are anticipating a great-grandchild in November.
Frank spent 65 years in the tire business. He owned and managed stores in Syracuse, Utica and Binghamton before opening Potsdam Tire in June 1968.
Beverly is a retired early childhood program teacher. She taught for 30 years, including at Schenectady and Binghamton public schools, and at Canton College as a professor from 1970 to 1983.
Beverly's number one love is music. She plays piano for children, at church and for many groups. She sang in Sweet Adeline's a cappella choir from 1978 to 2003, of which Frank is a charter member.
Frank's number one hobbies are reading and travel.