Carl R. and Georgette K. (Johnson) Phillips, of Lakeland recently celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary.
Carl and Georgette, childhood sweethearts growing up at Sylvan Beach, were married June 2, 1956, in North Bay. The wedding party consisted of Georgette’s sister, Anne Campbell, nieces Jacqueline Clark and Sharon Campbell; Carl’s brother Peter Phillips; and Dean Money. The family includes daughter Susan Phillips, of Baldwinsville; son and daughter-in-law Paul and Theresa (Carroll) Phillips, of Baldwinsville; and three grandchildren, Shannon, Andrew and John Phillips.
Carl retired from General Electric after 38 years of service and Georgette worked at Auto Gear Company for 30 years as the office manager. They take great pride in volunteering at Community General Hospital.
The couple continue to be active in Our Lady of Peace Church, volunteering at fundraising dinners and bake sales, and are life-long members of the Altar Rosary and Holy Name Society. They also belong to the Lakeland Seniors group and enjoy many social events and trips.