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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Special to the Times News

The fifth Parryville school reunion was held on Sept. 20 at Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 1. Class members who attended the reunion are, first row, from left: Marlene (Ellis) Reiner, Elaine (Souders) Seltzer, Betty (Souders) Nothstein, Florence (Wentz) Reed, Shirley (Rehrig) Greene, Romaine (Fritzinger) Hahn, Betty (Straup) Mertz, Alice (Ahner) Walck, Joan (Fritzinger) Frable and Phyllis (Kunkle) Koch. Second row, Keith Youse, Kathy Souders, Gloria (Koch) Heffelfinger, Berry Souders, Eileen (Miller) George, Sandra (Knauss) Edwish, Carol (Greene) Mertz, Rev.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vegetabile

Elizabeth Jane Rodriguez, daughter of Juan and Valerie Rodriguez of Kunkletown, and Paul Lorenzo Vegetabile, son of John and Susan Vegetabile, also of Kunkletown, were united in marriage on April 12, 2014, at the Middlecreek Christian Church in Kresgeville.

The Rev. Steven Boothe, pastor, officiated the double ring ceremony. Ruth Ann Harvey was the pianist and Emily Alvin was the vocalist.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her sister, Angela Rodriguez of Kunkletown, to be her maid of honor.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Anthony MichaelCheehan and LaurenElizabeth Yurick, Summit Hill.

Glenn Howard Arthur and Lori Ann Melicharek, Nesquehoning.

Caleb Allen Shilko and Melissa Anne Ervin, Palmerton.

Christopher Michael McCullion and Tiffany Marie Lilly, Lehighton.

Devon Francis Mickey and Julie ElizabethCorbett, Lehighton.

Scott Alan Gillespie Jr., Coplay, and Carissa Lee Borger Kemp, Lehighton.

Gerald Lee Wentz and Nichole Ann Rivera, Jim Thorpe.

Michael Sanfilippo Jr., Weatherly, and Laina Marie Noelle Wilkinson, Hazleton.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Alexa Emery Becker

A daughter, Alexa Emery Becker, was born at 9:46 a.m. Sept. 12, 2014, at St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, to Stefanie and Michael Becker Jr. of Palmerton.

She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.

She was welcomed home by an older brother, Colin Micah, who is 3 years old.

Maternal grandparents are Lois and Lewis Markley of Bowmanstown.

Paternal grandparents are Michael and Maryann Becker of Lansford.

Friday, October 17, 2014
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The Slatington High School Class of 1952 held its 62-year reunion Sept. 27 at the Emerald Fire Company. The following 27 classmates attended. Front row, from left, Robert House, Ann (Green) Loy, Mary (Hewitt) Hallman, Judith (Lentz) Shiner, Melisse (Phillips) O'Brien, Mary Jane (Smith) Sheckler and Pearl (Hamm) Follweiler. Second row, Patricia (Kuhnsman) House, Gloria (Engle) Kravetz, Theo (Jones) Elias, Roy Dengler, Howard Hamm and Abner Merkel.

Friday, October 17, 2014
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1957 celebrated its 57th anniversary with a two-day reunion the weekend of Oct. 3 and 4. The event was held at the Best Western Plus in

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Klotz Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Klotz Sr. of Lehighton recently celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 28, 1963, by the late Rev. Engle.

Mrs. Klotz is the former Mary Ann Labenburg, daughter of the late Gordon Angstead and the late Ellen Angstead. She is employed by the Times News in Lehighton.

Mr. Klotz is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Klotz Sr. He was self-employed as the owner at the former B&B Automotive Supply in Lehighton. He is now retired.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey

Jennifer Reppert, daughter of Denise and Charles Swartz of Lehighton, and John Bailey, also of Lehighton, were united in marriage on Aug. 23, 2014, in Lehighton.

The Rev. Dean Frey officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her stepfather, Charles Swartz, and her uncle, James Reppert, the bride chose Samantha Muffley to be her maid of honor.

Bridesmaids included Jessica Reppert of Allentown, Charlee Swartz of Lehighton, Raven Landy of Bethlehem, Pamela Frey of Bethlehem and Ashley Bailey of Shippensburg.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Elliot Grace Goddard

GODARD A daughter, Elliot Grace Godard, was born at 9:59 a.m. July 2, 2014, in New Britain, Connecticut, to Megan Smith Godard and Brian Godard of Bristol, Connecticut.

She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are David and Nancy Smith of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Robert and Carolyn Godard of Cheshire, Connecticut.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry George

Emily and Jerry George recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary.

They were married Sept. 29, 1984, at Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Trachsville, by the late Rev. John Light.

Jerry and Emily are owners of New Lawn & Landscaping in Palmerton.

An anniversary dinner given by their children and grandchildren, along with family and friends, was held at the Palmerton Rod & Gun Club.

They also plan to take a vacation trip to Key West to celebrate.