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Anniversaries

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Mr. and Mrs. Truman Andrews of Franklin Township, recently observed their 52nd wedding anniversary on June 27. The Rev. Paul Buehrle married the couple at St. Paul's Church, Big Creek.

Mrs. Andrews is the former Joy Ann Young, daughter of the late Stella Ahner of Lehighton.

Mr. Andrews is the son of the late Clinton and Marguerite Andrews of Slatington and is retired from Bethlehem Steel.

The celebrants have three children: Wendy Jo Bussey-Williams, Scott Alan Andrews and Marci Ann Warnkin, all of Lehighton.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Sensinger  on their wedding day

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Sensinger of Lehighton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently. The couple was married on June 24, 1961, at Episcopal Church, Lehighton, by the Rev. Wyatt.

Mrs. Sensinger is the former Anneliese Leyrer, daughter of the late Wilhelm and Babette Leyrer of Rothenburg, Germany.

Mr. Sensinger is the son of the late Walker and Nomia Sensinger of Lehighton.

They have three children, Timothy Sensinger of Palmerton; and Darvin and Shari Sensinger, both of Nesquehoning; as well as three grandchildren, Alex, Tatum, and Cameron Sensinger.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Frey

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Frey of Mahoning Valley are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today. They were married on July 5, 1941 by the late Rev. Arthur P. Snyder at St. Peter's Church, Mantzville, where they remain active members.

Mrs. Frey is the daughter of the late Verna and Daniel Miller of Mantzville. Mr. Frey is the son of the late Ethel and Elmer Frey of Mahoning Valley.

Friday, June 24, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Rex

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Rex will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were married on June 24, 1961 in Lehighton.

Mrs. Rex is the former Nancy Solt, daughter of the late Edward and Ruth Solt, Lehighton.

Mr. Rex is the son of the late Edwin and Lula Rex, Lehighton.

The couple have five children: Kevin and his wife Debra, Lehighton; Shelly and her husband Charles Kurdziel, Lehighton; Scott and his wife LeeAnn, Lehighton; Jeffrey and his wife Michelle, Lehighton; Jody and David Cressley, Weissport.

Monday, June 20, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Snyder on their wedding day.

Ira and Yvonne Snyder, of Lehighton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 23, 2011.

Ira is the son of the late Eva and Willoughby Snyder, of Packerton. Yvonne is the daughter of the late Dorothy and Fred Leikel, of Lehighton.

Both Ira and Yvonne graduated together from Lehighton High School in 1949.

Mr. Snyder worked for the Fisher Insurance Agency, Lehighton, and Mrs. Snyder worked for the Terrace Restaurant, Walnutport.

The couple has two children: Fred and his wife Georgette, of Whitehall and Ann and her husband, David Wenger, of Bethlehem.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Mr. and Mrs. James J. Zurn of Jim Thorpe are celebrating their 58th wedding anniversary.

They were married on June 20, 1953 by the Rev. O'Laughlin in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Summit Hill.

Mrs. Zurn is the former Rose Cinicola, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Cinicola of Summit Hill.

Mr. Zurn is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roland Zurn of Jim Thorpe.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Beers

Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Beers, West Penn Township, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently.

They were married on June 10, 1961, by the late Rev. Josiah Werner in Salem Evangelical United Brethren Church, Aquashicola.

Mrs. Beers is the former Loretta Steigerwalt, daughter of the late Oscar and Verna Steigerwalt, West Penn Township.

Prior to her retiring in 1986 she worked as a seamstress at many factories in Tamaqua and Lehighton for more than 30 years.

Friday, May 27, 2011
The Rev. and Mrs. Richard L. Hinkle

The Rev. and Mrs. Richard L. Hinkle, Weatherly, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

They were married on May 29, 1961, by the late Rev. Alfred G. Sandrock in Salem United Church of Christ, Weatherly.

Mrs. Hinkle is the former Gladys (DeFrain) Titus. Pastor Hinkle is an ordained Lutheran pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, having served parishes in the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod. He also was a member of the staff of the former Lutheran Welfare Service, serving as the senior vice president of the agency until 1989.

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eggert

Edward and Connie Eggert of Albrightsville are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.

They were married on April 29, 1961 at St. Dominic's Church in Philadelphia.

The Eggerts have three children: Jackie and Tom Harrison of Levittown, Pa.; Judy and Fernando Velezquez of Bristol, Pa.; and Edward and Tara Eggert of Jim Thorpe.

They also have seven grandchildren.

The couple recently traveled to North Carolina in honor of this special occasion.

Friday, April 15, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Pavlik

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Pavlik of Nesquehoning celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 8. They were married by the late Monsignor A.J. Angelini of the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in New Columbus.

Mrs. Pavlik is the former Theresa A. Kuzo, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Kuzo of New Columbus.

Mr. Pavlik is the son of the late Joseph A. and Anna Pavlik of Lansford.