Allen and Mary (Mikonis) Jackson recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at Cobblestones of Lowell. They were married on Sept. 16, 1951.
Their children include: Robert and Cathy Jackson of Acton, Maine and grandchildren, Rachel Jackson, Kyle Jackson and Lindsay Jackson; Patricia, wife of David Hajjar of Wilton, N.H., Jim and Cathy Jackson of Hampstead, N.H.; Rich and Terry Jackson of Burlington, and grandchildren, Dennis Jackson and Jake Jackson; Susan, wife of Bill Farrell of Windham, N.H., and grandchild, Kate Farrell. Kyle Jackson's girlfriend, Kelsey, and Dennis Jackson's girlfriend, Nicole, were also there to help the couple celebrate.
Mary is a native of Groveland and Allen is a native of Lawrence.
Mary is a retired Registered Nurse.
Allen is a former Oxford Paper Company employee for many years and then when he was retired, he worked as a Security Guard.
The couple's secret to a happy marriage is listening to each other.