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Announcements

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The 84thFrable-Fravel family reunion will take place from noon until 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at St. Matthew's U.C.C. Church Picnic Grove in Kunkletown.

There will be food, fun and games, Chinese auction, bingo, cake walk and more. Entertainment will be by Lenny & The Loafers and One Night Stand.

The public is invited; bring a chair.

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Damian Boyle

Angela Kupres, daughter of Randy and Susan Kupres of New Ringgold, and Damian Boyle, son of George Boyle Jr. of Tamaqua and the late Kathryn Boyle, were united in marriage on May 24, 2014, in an outdoor ceremony in Tamaqua.

Pastor Jim Greaser officiated the double ring ceremony. Dakota McGeehan of Tamaqua was the vocalist.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride chose Amy Gurcsik to be her matron of honor.

Bridesmaids included Tamra Grim, Nicole Thomas, Brianna Boyle, Amanda Dunn, Melissa Dunn, Susan Kupres and Leanna Zukovich.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The 82nd annual reunion of the Strohl family will be held Aug. 3 at the Palmerton Memorial Park.

Bring a covered dish 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.

Bring cakes for the cake walk and a small prize for bingo. Please bring old family pictures and other Strohl mementos for discussion.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jim Thorpe Area High School Class of 1999 will hold its 15-year class reunion on Aug. 9 at Flow Restaurant in Jim Thorpe.

For more information or to purchase tickets, email Danielle at jt99olympians@yahoo.com or call 610-751-1739.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

The Lehighton High School Class of 1964 held its class reunion on June 14 at Mahoning Valley Country Club. Classmates who attended include, front row from left, Rita Trimmel Thompson, Derue Stuckley Kistler, Delores Smith, Noreen Hill Larkins, Cindi Eckman, Anna Kressley Williams, Anabelle Nace Werner, Carol Hall Mangold, Linda Andrews and Sandy Walck Maury.

Monday, July 21, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Brent Gower

Diane Holtzman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Holtzman of Kunkletown, was united in marriage with Brent Gower, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Gower of Palmerton, on May 31, 2014, at Famularo's in Cresco. The Rev. Dennis Schappel officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride chose Amanda Holtzman to be her matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Megan Flynn, Jennifer Dowd and Natasha Fiola.

The bridegroom chose Dennis Clark to be his best man. Groomsmen included Dennis Holtzman, Garth Gower and Jonathon Gower.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Dennis William Hartranft and Eunice Irene Heimer, of Lehighton.

Lee Allen Constenbader Jr. and Ashley Patricia Schaefer, of Kunkletown.

Shawn Adam Skrimcovsky and Tara Amberly Marzen, of Jim Thorpe.

John Wilber Fox Bailey and Jennifer Lynn Mast, of Lehighton.

Luke Miller Graver and Sarahann Ahner, of Lehighton.

Martin Torgersen III and Ellen Rebecca Zanolini, of Weatherly.

Jonathan Michael Lobach and Tiffany Magon Smith, of Lehighton.

Eric William Whiteman and Tammy Lynn Kistler, of Lehighton.

Monday, July 21, 2014
@$:Mr. and Mrs. Jason Trubilla

Nicole Matsago and Jason Trubilla were united in marriage at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Orwigsburg during a 2 p.m. ceremony on June 21, 2014. The Rev. Darcy Reis officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her brother, James Matsago Jr., the bride is the daughter of Ruth and Dave Morgan of Zion Grove, and the late James Matsago Sr., formerly of Tuscarora. The groom is the son of Charles and Debra Trubilla of Deer Lake.

Friday, July 18, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Francis W. Flexer Jr.

Sara Behler, daughter of Gerald and Diane Briggs of Tamaqua, and Francis Walter Flexer Jr., son of Francis and Louise Flexer Sr., also of Tamaqua, were united in marriage on Dec. 7, 2013, at Christ United Church of Christ in Barnesville.

The Rev. Janie Kline and the Rev. Merle Dech officiated the double ring ceremony.

Debbie Sweeney was the organist.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Kalie Behler was the maid of honor.

Gretchen Pucklavage was the flower girl.

The best man was Aaron Stepanchick.

Friday, July 18, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Hayman

Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Hayman of Lehighton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married on July 18, 1964, by the Rev. Francis Walter at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Allentown.

Mrs. Hayman is the former Helen Cecelia Grimes, daughter of the late Blanche and Francis Grimes of Coalport.

Her husband is the son of Mary Hayman of Wilkes-Barre and the late Ralph Hayman.

Robert's brother Ronald Hayman served as best man at their wedding.

Helen's sister, Joyce Baker, was matron of honor.