David Bunnell and Patricia Soentgen Bunnell, currently residing in Cary, will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on December 28th, 2013. They were married at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, hometown of the bride. The couple met in the laboratory of Koppers Chemical Corporation of Pittsburgh. They went on to have distinguished careers in law and retail management. They have lived in many places including Lexington KY, Wappingers Falls NY, Devon PA, and Baton Rouge LA. Dave is a terrific swimmer and avid reader and Pat owns her own beaded jewelry business and loves to travel. They recently returned from an exciting trip to Portugal. The couple will be celebrating on Christmas Eve with their 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren, sister of the bride as well as close family and friends.