50th Anniversary: Kratz

  • Judy and Barry Kratz, 2018

  • Judy and Barry Kratz, 1968

Friday, May 11, 2018

Barry and Judy Kratz of 182 Log Plain Road, Greenfield, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Barry and the former Judy Howe were married May 11, 1968 in the United Church of Bernardston.

Judy graduated in 1966 from Greenfield High School and in 1967 from Mansfield Beauty Academy Cosmetology, Springfield. She worked 25 years as a beautician and then worked in food service in the Greenfield schools until her retirement.

Barry graduated in 1964 and joined the Navy for 3 years. He then worked for the B&M Railroad for 19 years as a brakeman and conductor. Then he worked for Leader Home Center as a manager until his retirement.

The couple have two sons, Jeff and Jason, and a grandson Tyler.

Barry and Judy enjoy the Cape Cod area and vacation there often. They will be taking a cruise at a later date.

Their sons surprised them with a gathering of family and friends at the Terraza Restaurant.