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Anniversaries

Friday, January 20, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tobia

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tobia of Palmerton recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married by the Rev. John Pavlosky on Jan. 14, 1972 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Palmerton.

Mrs. Tobia is the former Mary Cahoy, daughter of the late Frank and Frances Cahoy of Geddes, S.D. Her husband is the son of Ann Tobia and the late Steve Tobia of Palmerton.

Monday, January 16, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Melber  on their wedding day.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Melber of Jim Thorpe celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

They were married on Jan. 15, 1972 by the late Rev. William Liefield in St. John's Lutheran Church in Jim Thorpe.

Mrs. Melber is the former Shelley Williams, daughter of Bernice Williams and the late Milton Williams of Jim Thorpe. She is employed by the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit.

Mr. Melber is the son of the late Dollie and Nathan Melber of Jim Thorpe. He is a retired state park ranger.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Luther D. Snyder

Mr. and Mrs. Luther D. Snyder of Jim Thorpe recently celebrated their golden anniversary.

They were married by the Rev. Schlessman on Jan. 6, 1962, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Jim Thorpe.

Mrs. Snyder is the former Lynn E. Sellers, daughter of the late Willard and Evelyn Sellers, and stepdaughter of the late Russell Shanfelt, Jim Thorpe. Her husband is the son of the late Guy and Margaret Snyder, Normal Square.

The couple has three children, Shelley Snyder, Atlanta, Ga.; Brian and Sherry Snyder, Jim Thorpe; and Chris Snyder, Tamaqua.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Larry K. Heffley

Mr. and Mrs. Larry K. Heffley of Mahoning Township recently celebrated their golden anniversary.

They were married by the Rev. Worman on Dec. 23, 1961, at Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Trachsville.

Mrs. Heffley is the former Roberta H. Hittner, daughter of William Hittner and Amelia Hittner of Kresgeville. Her husband is the son of Howard "Tim" Everett and Dolly Everett of Weissport.

Friday, December 23, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Long on their wedding day.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Long will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Christmas Day. They were married Dec. 25, 1951.

Mrs. Long is the former Shirley Higgins, daughter of the late LeRoy and Emma Higgins, Lehighton. Her husband is the son of the late Henry and Marjorie (Klotz) Long, Lehighton.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
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Bernard J. and Darlene Y. Wargo of Summit Hill recently celebrated their golden anniversary of 50 years.

They were married on Dec. 2, 1961 at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Summit Hill, by the Rev. Milton A. May.

Mrs. Wargo is the former Darlene Yvonne Brownmiller, daughter of the late Levi Charles and Darlene Fayette Brownmiller of Summit Hill.

Her husband is the son of the late John Stephen and Anna Wargo also of Summit Hill.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Miller

Carol and Gary Miller of Slatington recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 26, 1961 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Slatington, by the Rev. Earl Kreidler.

Mrs. Miller is the former Carol Henry, daughter of the late Mark and Erma Henry of Slatington. Her husband is the son of the late David and Erma Miller of Laurys Station, Pa.

Monday, November 28, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Boyle

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Boyle of Coaldale recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 17, 1951 in SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church by the late Monsignor Nicholas Terna.

Mrs. Boyle is the former Julia Hutta, daughter of the late Paul and Mary Hutta. Mr. Boyle is the son of the late Donald and Grace Boyle. They are the parents of four children: Joseph of Bethlehem, Thomas of Tamaqua, Susan Lopata of Nesquehoning, and MaryKay Horvath of Summit Hill. They also have 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Monday, November 14, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Donald K. Ritschel

Mr. and Mrs. Donald K. Ritschel of Andreas will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 18.

They were married in Salem United Church of Christ, Allentown, by the Rev. Charles Zweizig.

Mrs. Ritschel is the former Carol J. Hartzell, daughter of the late Penroy and Edith (Shook) Hartzell of Allentown.

Mr. Ritschel is the son of the late Joseph and Helena (Beltz) Ritschel of Trexlertown.

The Ritschels have two children, Mark D. Ritschel and Denise K., wife of Brian M. Craig.

Monday, November 14, 2011
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Dirnberer at the Ruins of Ephesus, Turkey

Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Dirnberger of West Penn Township celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a cruise from Italy to Turkey. The couple was married May 3, 1986.

The two-week cruise, taken this summer, included stops in Athens and Turkey, where they spent several days touring Istanbul, Kusadasi and the Ruins of Ephesus.

They also visited the Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini. On the return trip, visits were made to Naples, the Ruins of Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast.