John and Delma Gilroy of Neilton recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. John E. Gilroy and Delma C. Poisel were married June 19, 1949 in Brownstown and have been residents of Grays Harbor for 50 years.
John has been a pastor for 58 years, starting his career in a church in Amanda Park. Since 1972, he has owned many shake mills and was featured in the Profile section of The Daily World on April 2, 2006.
They have 10 children, 22 grandchildren, and 28 great-grandchildren.