The Class of 1951 of Palmerton High School hosted it's 60-year reunion at a luncheon at the Blue Ridge Country Club on Sept. 10. Thirty-two people attended out of a possible 81 classmates. Josie Siverski Babyak led the class in a moment of silence and paid tribute to the 31 classmates who have died. Stanley Partel, Arizona, received a subscription to The Scribe newspaper, published by the Palmerton Historical Society, for coming the farthest. Alice Britto DiMeglio, Minnesota, was recognized for never having missed a reunion. Those attending included, front row from left, Renae Boyer, Dolores Muniz Rabenold, Bob Steinmetz, Marie Melnick Post, Alice Britto DiMeglio, Helen Stevko Behler, Dolores Mendes Sciliano and Foster Green. Second row, Barbara Shupp Moyer, Susie Garcia Babyak, Betty Behler Green, Doris Smale Serfass, Phyllis Shiner Coombe, Frank Johannes, Audrey Leyfert Jones, Janet Smith McFarland, Joan Smith Smida, Anna Psarsky Richmond and Josie Siverski Babyak. Third row, Frank Smida, Larry Thaller, John Rodda, Richard Blose, Clayton McFarland, Marlyn Hall and Bob Kunda. Fourth row, Stanley Partel, Leon Prockop, Carl Smith, Franklin Neff and Franklin Strohl. Also attending was Paul Pastier.
Palmerton HS Class of '51 hosts 60-year reunion
Wednesday, September 14, 2011