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Announcements

Thursday, August 4, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Titus

Thomas and Mary (Fedorick) Titus, Weatherly, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

The couple was married on July 29, 1961 by the late Rev. Alfred G. Sandrock in St. Matthew's United Church of Christ, Weatherly. William Titus was the best man, and Joannie Howser was the maid of honor.

Mrs. Titus is the daughter of the late Vincent and June (Fisher) Fedorick. She worked as a seamstress at Morgan Knitting Mills in Hometown.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Barbara S. Witkus and Albert Q. Weaver, 838 Lizard Creek Road, Andreas, West Penn Township.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The 79th Annual Reunion of the Strohl Family will be held Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Palmerton Memorial Park beginning at 1 p.m. Family members are asked to bring a covered dish. Sodas and hot dogs will be available for purchase.

A brief business meeting will be held immediately after lunch. Bring cakes for the cakewalk and a small prize for bingo.

Please bring old family pictures and other Strohl mementos for discussion.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The 32nd annual reunion of the descendants of George and Lillie (Eaches) Walck will take place at the Bowmanstown Rod and Gun Club, beginning at 11 a.m. Aug. 28.

The business meeting will begin at 1 p.m.

Guests are asked to bring a covered dish or dessert and an item for the Chinese Auction or the cakeWalck, as well as recipes for inclusion in the family cookbook.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Michael Allen Hadzick, 906 E. Main St., Weatherly, and Leann Kling, 900 E. Main St., Weatherly.

Joshua Andrew Hermann and Kimberly Ann Campeggio, 14007 Fairway Court, San Antonio, Texas.

Monday, August 1, 2011

The 69th annual Marsh Family Reunion will be held on Aug. 14, at Indian Trail Park, Pavilion 1. The meal will begin at 12:30 p.m. A business meeting will convene at 1:30 p.m.

Families attending are asked to bring either a salad or dessert for the event. Family members with the last name beginning with A through M should bring a salad; N through Z should bring a dessert.

Prizes for youngest male and female, oldest male and female, traveling the farthest, the most recently married couple, longest married couple, and the largest family present will be awarded.

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. David Chiavaroli

Lindsay Shoff, daughter of Glenn and Mary Karen Shoff of Tamaqua, became the bride of David Chiavaroli, son of Daniel R. and Gayle Chiavaroli of Nazareth, on July 2, 2011, at St. John's UCC, Nazareth. The Rev. Curtis Kemmerer officiated the double ring ceremony. Susan Frickert was the organist.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Candice Semasek of Mojave, Calif., formerly of Tamaqua; and Elisha Kitchen of Hancock, Mich, as her maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Erin Strouse of Easton, Ashley Milkovitz of Allentown and Christa Miller of Tamaqua.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The 69th annual Marsh Family Reunion will be held on Aug. 14, at Indian Trail Park, Pavilion 1. The meal will begin at 12:30 p.m. A business meeting will convene at 1:30 p.m.

Families attending are asked to bring either a salad or dessert for the event. Family members with the last name beginning with A through M should bring a salad; N through Z should bring a dessert.

Prizes for youngest male and female, oldest male and female, traveling the farthest, the most recently married couple, longest married couple, and the largest family present will be awarded.

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Lily Rose and Gracie Lynn Costenbader

Twin daughters, Lily Rose Costenbader and Gracie Lynn Costenbader, were born on May 27, 2011 to Jennifer and David Costenbader of Palmerton at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.

Lily was 0born at 12:09 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

Gracie was born at 12:14 a.m. She weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 17 inches long.

The babies were welcomed home by an older sibling, Aubrey, who is a year old.

Maternal grandparents are Jeffrey George and Carolyn Smiley.

Paternal grandparents are Ronald and Rose Costenbader.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Rev. David and Beverley Knoebel

The Rev. David and Beverley Knoebel of Hometown recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married in Zion Lutheran Church in Tamaqua on June 24, 1961.

Beverley is the daughter of the late John and Mae Barton. David is the son of the late Rev. Arthur and Marion Knoebel.

A service of celebration was held on June 26 in the Muhlenberg College Chapel.