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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Birte "Chris" Grover

Birte "Chris" Grover, a resident of Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly, recently celebrated her 90th birthday.

Chris was born in Roskilde, Denmark, on Jan. 7, 1925.

She was a stewardess in her early 20s. She speaks five different languages, which certainly helped in her profession.

Chris met the love of her life, the late Niles Grover, who was a pilot, and they were married in 1948.

Chris was very active in the Weatherly Flower Club, of which she was president for many years. She's made many friends throughout the local area.

Monday, January 19, 2015
Agnes Limberg

Agnes Limberg, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community, Weatherly, is celebrating her 93rd birthday.

Born in Easton on Jan. 22, 1922, Agnes was married to Laird Limberg for 32 years until his death in 1972.

Agnes has eight children: Michael Limberg of Hazleton; Dorothy Moser of Wayne; Karen Wright of Neschanic Station, New Jersey; Mary Thompson of New Tripoli; Patricia Limberg of Colleyville, Texas; Diane Piparata of Easton; Laird Limberg of San Diego, California; and Jeffrey Limberg of Mesa, Arizona.

She has 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Anna Marie Glaush

A daughter, Anna Marie Glaush, was born at 11:10 p.m. Nov. 12, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital in Allentown to Sara and Jeremy Glaush of Lehighton.

She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 18.5 inches long.

She was welcomed home by her older brother, Noah, who is 5.

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Alex Robert Benninger and Avery Rose  Benninger

BENNINGER Alex Robert Benninger and Avery Rose Benninger were born on Dec. 31, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital in Allentown to Jennifer and William Benninger of Lehighton.

Alex was born at 9:55 a.m. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 18.5 inches long.

Avery was born at 9:57 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches long.

The twins were welcomed home by their older sister, Sarah, who is 5 years old.

Maternal grandparents are Willard and Sophie Laury of Lehighton.

Paternal grandmother is Connie Benninger of Allentown.

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Jenna Stokes and Jeremy Jenkins

The engagement of Jenna Christine Stokes of Duncansville, and Jeremy Jenkins, also of Duncansville, has been announced by her father.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Robert Stokes of Coaldale, and the late Christine Stokes.

She is a graduate of Panther Valley High School. She is a graduate of Gettysburg College, where she majored in biochemistry and molecular biology. She graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and did her residency at Altoona Family Physicians in Altoona.

Saturday, January 3, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Rick Peters

The Barnhouse Village Gazebo in Bath was the setting for the Oct. 4 wedding of Kathleen Dombrosky, daughter of Paul and Betty Dombrosky of Andreas, to Rick Peters, son of the late Allen and Joyce Peters.

The double ring ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Robert W. Busch.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride was attended by Kimberly Eckert of Auburn.

Bridesmaids were Olivia Cordero of Lancaster, daughter of the bridegroom, and Annette Dombrosky of Andreas, sister-in-law of the bride.

Best man honors were performed by John Eckert of Auburn.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Tawnie J. Gerber, Tamaqua, and Brandon R. Heffelfinger, Tamaqua.

Alesha Quaca and Todd J. Witkowski, both of Tamaqua.

Saturday, January 3, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Sean Dennison

Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona, was the setting for the wedding of Tiffany Marie Walters, daughter of Craig and Helen Walters of Tamaqua, and Sean Dennison, son of Dr. Randall and Gale Dennison of Kentucky.

The couple's friend, Michael Hall, conducted the ceremony. The bride's siblings, C.J. and Brittany Walters, provided readings.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by the Dennison nieces, Isabella and Anna.

An outdoor reception was held at the botanical gardens following the ceremony.

Saturday, December 27, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gerber

Elda and Ralph Gerber of New Ringgold are celebrating their 74th wedding anniversary. They were married on Dec. 21, 1940, at Zion's Stone Church in Snyders by the late Rev. W.W. Moyer. They are lifelong members of Zion's Stone Church.

Mrs. Gerber is the former Elda Shellhamer, daughter of the late Eva and Morris Shellhamer of New Ringgold. Her husband is the son of the late Katie and Mahlon Gerber of New Ringgold.

The Gerbers have two daughters: Janice, wife of Walter Rudy of Bridgeville, Delaware; and Rhea, wife of Gerald Steigerwalt of New Ringgold.

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Michael Capita IV and Samantha Thomas

The engagement of Samantha Thomas and Michael Capita IV has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kim and Gar Thomas of Lake Hauto.

She is a graduate of Tamaqua Area High School.

She earned a bachelor of science in education degree from Bloomsburg University.

She is currently employed as a global coordinator by Metso Minerals of Danville.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Eleanor and Michael Capita III of Berwick.

He is a graduate of Berwick High School.