Donald and Nancy Reppart recently celebrated 50 years of marriage with a party in their honor at the Wooster Church of the Nazarene.
Donald Reppart and Nancy Jean Bohon were married in Elkins on Dec. 26, 1959. In their original ceremony, they were guided by typed scripts to follow along.
A ceremony was conducted on Dec. 5, 2009, by Douglas Smart in American Sign Language where the couple were able to renew their wedding vows, take part in communion and light a unity candle. In attendance were their oldest son, Douglas Reppart, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, and his daughter, Jessica; their youngest daughter, Susan and her husband, Paul Dorando, and their children, Samuel and Clanna.
MR. AND MRS. DONALD REPPART
Mr. Reppart retired from the Akron Beacon Journal after 35 years of service. The couple reside in North Canton with their brood of chihuahuas.