Wednesday, April 23, 2014
     
Announcements
Nellie Johnson

Nellie (Greenwood) Johnson, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community, Weatherly, will celebrate her 97th birthday on April 24.

Born in Halifax, Yorkshire County, England, in 1917, Nellie has also resided in Cregah, Belfast (Northern Ireland) and Union, Newark, Irvington and Branchville, N.J.

Nellie was married to her loving husband, Horace, on April 27, 1946.

They both came to America on the Queen Mary in 1955 searching for those streets of gold. They were married for 49 years until his death in 1995.

Nicole D. Thomas and James A. Dunn

The engagement of Nicole Dubosky Thomas to James Adam Dunn has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Gar and Kim Thomas of Lake Hauto. She is a 2010 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and will graduate from Cedar Crest College in May.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of James and Tammie Dunn of New Ringgold. He is a 2011 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and is employed by Dunn's Pride Holsteins and Tree Farm.

The couple plans to marry in October of 2015.

Nellie Johnson

Nellie (Greenwood) Johnson, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community, Weatherly, will celebrate her 97th birthday on April 24.

Born in Halifax, Yorkshire County, England, in 1917, Nellie has also resided in Cregah, Belfast (Northern Ireland) and Union, Newark, Irvington and Branchville, N.J.

Nellie was married to her loving husband, Horace, on April 27, 1946.

They both came to America on the Queen Mary in 1955 searching for those streets of gold. They were married for 49 years until his death in 1995.

Lehighton High School Class of 1965 will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 to begin planning the 50th anniversary reunion.

The breakfast meeting will be held at 443 Beacon Restaurant, Blakeslee Boulevard, Lehighton.

All class members are welcome to attend.

Luca Giorgio Pacitti

A son, Luca Giorgio Pacitti, was born at 2:27 p.m. Feb. 3, 2014, at St. Luke's University Hospital in Bethlehem to Carla and Joseph Pacitti of Bethlehem.

He weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Gregg and Cleo Baran of Hometown.

Paternal grandparents are Joseph and Christine Pacitti of Barto and the late Patricia Ann Pacitti.

Rachelle Elizabeth Butz and David John Kintz Jr., both of 17 Spruce Ave., Barnesville.

Bethany Brooke Stoops and Drake Pierce Ulrich, both of 59 Coal St., Middleport.

Pauline Y. Jordan, 130 N. Second St., Souderton, and William McNavage, 107 E. Ruddle St., Coaldale.

Mr. and Mrs. Willard Creitz

Mr. and Mrs. Willard Creitz of Lehighton recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 1, 1944 by the Rev. George McKinley, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church in Palmerton. They were attended by Pauline Borger, sister of the bride and witnessed by the bride's mother, Susan Neff and the bridegroom's mother, Grace Creitz.

Mrs. Creitz is the former Dorothy Arlene Neff, daughter of the late George and Susan Neff. Her husband is the son of the late David and Grace Creitz.