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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Snyder of Tamaqua will celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary on July 29. They were married in Zions Lutheran Church by the late Rev. Charles Schlitzer.

Mrs. Snyder is the former Joan Schlosser. She is retired for some years, having been employed as the Tamaqua borough secretary for 25 years.

Mr. Snyder is a disabled veteran with over 16 years of service with the U.S. Army. He was last employed as plant superintendent for Diversified Metals Corp., Hometown.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Melissa V. Fisher and Jamie S. Shive, Sr., 115 Coal St., Cumbola, Blythe Township.

Cassandra J. Lettich, 429 Ferrnont Road, Sacramento, Hubley Township, and Michael J. Ulinitz III, 15 Nolania Road, Barnesville, Rush Township.

Rabekah M. Dalessio and Thomas A. Tutko, 623 Red Ridge Road, Zion Grove, North Union Township.

Patricia Lopez Cordero and Gilberto Laboy Correa, 112 N. Kennedy Drive, McAdoo.

Melissa A. Kistler, 122 Mill Drive, Tamaqua R.D., and Nathaniel M. Borek, 1227 N. Randolph St., Philadelphia.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Neifert

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Neifert of Lansford recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 8, 1952 in St. Nicholas Church, Lansford.

Mrs. Neifert is the former Helen Rim, daughter of the late Helen and Peter Rim of Coaldale.

Mr. Neifert is the son of the late Hilda and Charles Neifert of Mahoning Valley.

The couple has two daughters, Susanne, wife of James Fedor; and Lori, wife of Timothy Marsh. They also have four grandchildren, Ryan and Jason Fedor, and Kyle and Lindsey Marsh.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Anna Jayne Hadesty

A daughter, Anna Jayne Hadesty, was born to Bridget and Christian Hadesty of Tamaqua at 6:10 a.m., on June 1, 2012. Born in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, the baby weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces; and measured 20.5 inches long.

Maternal grandmother is Connie Gibson of Tower City.

Paternal grandparents are Bettsy Hadesty of Tamaqua and the late Donald Hadesty.

Great-grandparents are Joseph Doyle of Tower City and Aseneth Horan of Tamaqua.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The 84th annual Smith-Schmidt reunion will take place from 1-7 p.m. Sunday, July 29 at St. Matthew's U.C.C. picnic grove, located at 124 Picnic Lane in Kunkletown.

There will be music and a cake walk, as well as a concession stand.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Henry O. Malmquist

Mr. and Mrs. Henry O. Malmquist of Lansford will be celebrating their golden wedding anniversary on Aug. 4.

The couple met in the summer of 1962, and after two months, were married by the Rev. O.W. Chapin at the First Presbyterian Church, Hanover, N.J.

Mrs. Malmquist is the former Constance Riepe, daughter of the late Lillian and Francis Bell.

Mr. Malmquist is the son of the late Mrs. M. Malmquist.

They have three daughters, Lillian Ranieri of New York City; Diana Dilley of Texas; and Mary Malmquist of Brodheadsville.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Lehighton Area High School class of 1957 is holding its 55th reunion on Sept. 1, at the Mahoning Valley Ambulance Building.

Reservations can still be made up until Aug. 10 by calling Patricia Fritzinger at (610) 377-2472 or Maureen Markley (484) 464-7713 after 4 p.m.

Entertainment will be provided by The Astonishing Neal.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Vignone of Nesquehoning celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. They were married July 14, 1962 by the Rev. Angelini at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Nesquehoning.

Mrs. Vignone is the former Frances Kemmerer, daughter of the late Eugene and Hilda (Rudelitsch) Kemmerer.

Mr. Vignone is the son of the late John and Rose (Molinari) Vignone.

The couple has three children, Kim of Tamaqua; Roseanne, wife of Robert McHale of Jim Thorpe; and MaryGrace of Nesquehoning. They also have six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Gus Lengle

Gustave "Gus" Lengle is 100 years young today. Born on July 24, 1912 in Irvington, N.J., he was the son of Anna Michaleck and Jacob Gustave Lengle.

Gus moved to Lake Harmony about 10 years ago. He lived most of his life in Irvington. He never finished high school because he needed to go to work to help support his family.

At 22 he eloped with his sweetheart, Marguerite Hellmuth. They were married for 65 years at the time of her passing in 1999.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The 80th Annual Reunion of the Strohl Family will be held Sunday, Aug. 5, at Palmerton Memorial Park.

Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and join everyone for the 1 p.m. luncheon. Sodas and hot dogs will be available for purchase.

A brief business meeting will be held immediately after lunch.

Cakes should be brought for the cakewalk and a small prize for bingo. Family members should bring old family pictures and other Strohl mementos for discussion.