Norwood Anewalt of Palmerton recently celebrated his 88th birthday, surrounded by his family.
He was born on May 26, 1924, the son of the late Clayton and Mamie Anewalt of Palmerton.
He was married to Ethel (Heisler) Anewalt for 62 years, until her passing.
Norwood is a proud World War II veteran, who traveled the world on the troop carrier, The West Point.
He fought with the Fifth Marine Division and was wounded on Iwo Jima, for which he received the Purple Heart.