Mr. Jack Anthony Thomas and Miss Mary Michele Burhard were married on July 27, 1963, by Monsignor Herman E. Mattingly at a nuptial solemn high Mass at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Newark, Ohio.
Pastor John Thomas will officiate as the couple renews their wedding vows as part of the 9 a.m. Mass on July 28, 2013, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. A celebration will be planned for later in their 50th anniversary year.
Drs. Jack A. and Michele B. Thomas have three daughters, Maria Thomas Taylor of Waxhaw, N.C., Jacqueline Thomas Ellen (Bill) of Columbia, S.C., and Renate Thomas Boyd (Travis) of Yorkville, Ill.
They also have nine grandchildren, Thomas Harrison Taylor, William McGill Ellen III (Mac), Brittany Marie Taylor, Sydney Elizabeth Ellen, Jordan Elise Boyd, Collin Lane Boyd, Mary Copeland Ellen, Jonathan Lamar Taylor and Natalie Anne Taylor.