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Dr. James and Sheila Drynan

Sheila A. Garvey and James R. Drynan were married Aug. 22, 1964, in St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Anaconda. Concelebrants were Father Ray Gilmore and Monsignor Michael M. English. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Anaconda.

To commemorate 50 years of marriage, the couple celebrated with their family from Aug. 1 to Aug. 5 at the Lake House on Hayden Lake.

Their children are Chrissie Harper, Tom (Heidi) Drynan, Mary Drynan, Pat (Erin) Drynan and grandchildren, Cole and Emily Harper, Kylie, Tayler, Nick and Noah Drynan, and Jack and Kate Drynan.

Sheila grew up in Anaconda and graduated from Anaconda Central High School. Jim grew up in Butte and graduated from Christian Brothers Boys’ Central High School. The couple met while both were attending Carroll College.

Dr. Drynan specialized in internal medicine and retired Dec. 31, 2005. Sheila was a stay-at-home mom and later, was a nurse for her husband.


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