Twin brothers John and Joe Shandra are celebrating their 80th birthday April 29.
The brothers were born April 29, 1938 in Pittston Township. John continues to reside in Pittston Township while Joe lives in Pittston Junction.
Both are military veterans, having served with the U.S. Army from 1956-1959. John is retired from Tobyhanna Army Depot and Joe is a retired election.
John and his late wife Mary have four children. Joe and his wife Linda have five children.