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Anniversaries

Saturday, November 19, 2016

David and Magdalen Armbruster of Lehighton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed Nov. 5, 1966, at Zion Lutheran Church in Packerton by the Rev. James Papada.

Mrs. Armbruster is the former Magdalen K. Swatt, daughter of the late John Charles and E. Magdalen Swatt. Mr. Armbruster is the son of the late Herbert and Mae Armbruster.

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morgan

Robert and Margaret Morgan of Walnutport in Lehigh Township, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 30, 1955.

The Morgans renewed their vows recently at St. Nicholas Church in Berlinsville. The Rev. Edward McElduff and the Rev. Thomas Druzack were the celebrants of the Mass.

Robert was the manager of the former Acme Store in Slatington. He could also be found taking pictures at the Northern Lehigh football games.

Margaret worked at the former Dee-ville Blouse Co. until retiring after 37 years.

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Musselman

Mr. and Mrs. Luther Musselman of Slatington recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 24, 1965, at St. John's UCC in Slatington. The Rev. Donald Paine officiated.

Mrs. Musselman is the former Darlene Serfass, daughter of the late Mary Ellen and Absolam Serfass of Slatington.

Her husband is the son of the late Anna and Leroy Musselman of Slatington.

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Clewell Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Clewell Sr. of Lansford, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 30, 1955, at St. Ann's in Lansford, with the Rev. Raymond Teller officiating.

Mrs. Clewell is the former Dina Totani, daughter of the late Egidio and Pasquarosa Totani of Lansford.

Her husband is the son of the late Elmer and Anna Clewell of Jim Thorpe.

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Barry K. Frohnheiser Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Barry Keith Frohnheiser Sr. of Jim Thorpe are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married July 10, 1965, at Zion United Church of Christ in Packerton by the Rev. James C. Popada. Mrs. Frohnheiser was given in marriage by her brother, Pastor Clyde Moyer Sr.

Mrs. Frohnheiser is the former Darlene Jean Moyer, daughter of the late Halden Wentz-Mills Moyer of Parryville, who died when Darlene was 5 years old. She was raised by her mother, Charlotte E. Deutsch Moyer (Fronheiser) and stepfather, Albert Deutsch of Packerton.

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Craig

Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Craig of Kunkletown are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.

They were married July 5, 1975, in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Palmerton by the Rev. James Laubach Sr.

Mrs. Craig is the former Shirley Meinhart, daughter of the late Elmer and Evelyn Meinhart of Kunkletown.

Mr. Craig is the son of the late Archie D. and Pauline Craig of Kunkletown.

The couple is retired. They are active members of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Trachsville.

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Mrs. Matushka Lovey Ropitsky and the Very Rev. Paul Ropitsky

On May 17, St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Coaldale honored the Very Rev. Paul Ropitsky and Matushka Lovey Ropitsky on the occasion of his 50th year of ordination into the priesthood in 1965. It is also the 50th anniversary of their marriage.

Rev. Ropitsky was born in Mayfield. His wife was born in Olyphant.

They were married in All Saint's Orthodox Church in Olyphant on May 16, 1965. They have one son, Michael, of Michael's Photography in Frackville.

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Mriss

Roger and Eileen Mriss of Lehighton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married May 8, 1965, in SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Lehighton by the late Rev. George J. Fenzil.

Mrs. Mriss is the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Walck) Schmalzel of Lehighton. Her husband is the son of the late Andrew and Norma (Hontz) Mriss of Lehighton.

They are the parents of three children: Joseph, husband of Karen, of Milford, Delaware; Catherine, wife of Daniel Kurtz of Trumbauersville; and Kevin, husband of Cara, of Quakertown.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Puschock

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Puschock of Nesquehoning are celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary.

They were married on May 5, 1940, in St. Mary's Greek Catholic Church in Nesquehoning by the late Rev. Stephen Gulovich.

Mrs. Puschock is the former Julia Jane Merman.

Their son, Thomas, passed away in November of 2011. Daughter-in-law, Patricia, lives in Portland, Maine.

They have a grandson, Thomas, and a granddaughter, Erika, who live in Portland. They also have a stepgrandson, Richard Libby, who lives in Dayton, Maine, with his wife, Heidi, and their six children.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Roger E. Tyson

Mr. and Mrs. Roger E. Tyson of Lehighton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 1, 1965, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Mahoning Valley, by the Rev. George E. Hein.

Mrs. Tyson, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James J. Fink of Mahoning Valley, retired in 2004 after working over 41 years in the banking industry for various local banks.

Mr. Tyson, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Earl H. Tyson of Andreas, retired from Blue Ridge Pressure Castings in 2008, after 43 years of service.