John and Georgina OConnell will celebrate their 61st wedding anniversary October 26, 2013. They were married in Cotati, Calif. They have lived in Pilot Rock for the last 18 years, following their retirements.
John and Georgina remain active in the Hermiston and Pendleton areas working as trained and certified volunteer AARP Driver Safety instructors. John enjoys working in his wood shop making classic model cars and trucks. Georgina enjoys gardening, sewing and craft work.
They have four children, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, all living in different parts of the wonderful United States of America.