Duane and Cindy Gabriel of Sherman, N.Y., celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1, 2013, at their home. The celebration was hosted by their children Matt Gabriel, Josh Gabriel (Melissa Gabriel) and Autumn Hoyt.
They were married Sept. 1, 1973, at Clymer Hill Reformed Church, Clymer, N.Y.
Gabriel is a retired beef farmer. Mrs. Gabriel is employed by Sherman Central School as a speech language pathologist and a part-time private provider for speech language therapy.