A 70th Anniversary Reunion Picnic was held Aug. 21 by the Class of 1940 of Tamaqua High School. Carl Hafer hosted an old-fashioned picnic at the Knights of Columbus, Coaldale. Fourteen class members and 25 guests attended. Classmates attending were, seated from left, Margaret Demichele Mettenet, Harrisburg; Julia Constantine Quici, Berwin; Ruth Deem Brown, Tamaqua; Fern Clemson Kelton, New Town Square; and Fern DeArmit Edwards, Lake Milton, Ohio. Standing are Hilda Rinkenberg Lyba, New Oxford; Rodney Haas, Allentown; Carl Hafer, Tamaqua; Lattie Heisler, Tamaqua; Warren Kimmel, Laurel Fork, Va.; William Boyer, Livonia, Mich.; Jack Boyle, Holland, Pa.; and Paul Krapf, Allentown. June Updegrave Robinson, Glen Mills, also attended. The names of the deceased since the last reunion were read and a moment of silence was observed. Notes received from those who could not attend were read.
Tamaqua Class of 1940 holds 70-year reunion
Monday, August 30, 2010