SALEM - Jack and Joyce Bruderly, Knopp Road, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 17 with a dinner reception at the Blue Wolf Banquet Center, Boardman. The invitation only dinner was hosted by their son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Darlene Bruderly, Boardman. A family trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, has also been planned.
The former Joyce Linn, daughter of Mearle and Edith Linn, married Jack Bruderly, son of Kenneth and Mary Bruderly, on July 17, 1960 at the Robbins United Methodist Church, Washingtonville.
Mr. Bruderly served in the U.S. Army from 1962-64 as a Spec. 5 tank driver. He also served in the Reserves from 1964-66. He retired in 1998 from the United Parcel Service where he was a driver.
Jack and Joyce Bruderly
He is a member of VFW Post 5532, American Legion Post 131, the United States Bowling Congress (USBC), and Salem Mens Bowling Association Bowling Hall of Fame. He has also been a member of the Professional Bowlers Association since 1975, bowling on the national, regional, and senior tours.
Currently, Mr. Bruderly is the teaching house pro at Camelot Lanes, Boardman, where he coaches an after school program, junior league and holds private sessions. He also serves on the Youngstown USBC Youth Bowling Association board of directors.
Mrs. Bruderly worked in nursing at the Central Clinic, Salem; and as a teller for First National Bank, Salem; and People's Federal Savings and Loan, Leetonia; before becoming a homemaker in 1969.
She is a life member of the Les Dames de 700 Bowling Club, a charter life member of the Ohio Women's 700 Bowling Club, permanent member of the USBC, Salem Women's Bowling Association Bowling Hall of Fame, VFW Post 5532 Ladies Auxiliary, and the Seven and One Club.
The couple are both members of the Greenford Christian Church.