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Anniversaries

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Steigerwalt

Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Steigerwalt, Lehighton, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

They were married on Sept. 16, 1950 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Palmerton by the late Rev. George McKinley.

Mrs. Steigerwalt is the former Viola Bowman, daughter of the late Victor and Celia Bowman of Bowmanstown.

Her husband is the son of the late Walter and Velma Steigerwalt of Lehighton.

Monday, September 20, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. George Huber

George and Diane Huber recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 15 at St. Matthew's UCC, Kunkletown. The Revs. Warren Beeman and Leon Zinkler officiated. Terrie Murphy Mahala was the maid of honor and Bruce Young was the best man. They honeymooned in Maui.

Diane is the daughter of Janet and the late Robert R. Smith of Kunkletown.

Mr. Huber is the son of Roberta and the late James Burgess of Throckmorton, Texas.

Friday, September 10, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Berdell Fritz

Mr. and Mrs. Berdell Fritz of Andreas recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married on Aug. 27, 1960 by the late Rev. Wilbur Moyer.

They are members of St. Peter's Church, Mantzville.

Mrs. Fritz, the former Lorraine Berger, is the daughter of the late Arthur and Marian (Hagenbuch) Berger. Mr. Fritz is the son of the late John and Margaret (Hoppes) Fritz.

They have a daughter Deborah, wife of William Mooney, and a granddaughter, Miranda.

Thursday, September 9, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Brown

Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Brown, Lehighton, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Sept. 2, 1950 in Jacob's U.C.C. Church, Weissport.

Mrs. Brown is the former Dorothy Bachman, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Bachman. She is retired from Scotties Fashions, Lehighton.

Her husband, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Brown, is retired from Kraft Foods, Fogelsville.

Friday, September 3, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Stasyk

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Stasyk of Bear Creek Lakes in Jim Thorpe are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 1, 1960 at Holy Child Catholic Church in Philadelphia.

Mrs. Stasyk is the former Pat Kershaw, daughter of the late Florence and Jack Kershaw of Philadelphia.

Mr. Stasyk is the son of the late Stella and Walter Stasyk, also of Philadelphia.

The Stasyks have three children: Lisa Veight, who is married to Shawn of Lumberton, N.J.; Kimberly Caven, who is married to John of Exton; and Nicolas Stasyk, who is married to Marie of Collegeville.

Thursday, September 2, 2010
Vincent and Mary Labert

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Labert of McAdoo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 4. They were married in Immaculate Conception Church, Kelayres, by the Rev. Joseph Feeny.

Mrs. Labert is the former Mary Billet.

The couple has five children: Michelle, wife of Michael Haraida of Newark, Del.; Christine, wife of Terry Kurek of Hometown; James, husband of Joan Labert of Quakertown; Daniel, husband of Noel Labert of Orwigsburg; and the late Thomas Labert. They also have six grandchildren: Paul and Brian Haraida; Alexandra, Matthew and Mitchell Kurek; and Gwen Labert.

Thursday, September 2, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. Curvey

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. Curvey of 118 Clay St., Tamaqua, are celebrating their 60 wedding anniversary today, Sept. 2. They were married in Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church, Tamaqua, by the Rev. John A. Kleinginna.

Mrs. Curvey is the former Evelyn Betz, daughter of the late John and Bertha Betz. Mr. Curvey is the son of the late Jacob and Mabel Curvey.

Monday, August 16, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice "Marty" Kunkel

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice "Marty" Kunkel of Weatherly celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 12.

The couple was married in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, White Haven, by the late Rev. William Geiger.

Members of their wedding party were Mary (Avilla) Carter, matron of honor; Marjorie Lou (Kocher) Anthony, and the late Nancy (Ely) Luppold, bridesmaids. The late Clyde Kunkel was best man and ushers were the late Charles Gicking and William Kunkel.

Karen (Kocher) Allen was the flower girl and the late John "Jackie" Schafer was ring bearer

Monday, August 16, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. G. Thomas Wargo

Mr. and Mrs. G. Thomas Wargo of Palmerton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 20, 1960 at Sacred Heart Church in Palmerton by the Rev. George E. Uricheck.

Mrs. Wargo is the former Annette Halmi, daughter of the late John and Helen Halmi of Palmerton. Mr. Wargo is the son of Sophie Wargo and the late George Wargo, also of Palmerton.

Mrs. Wargo was formerly employed as a registered nurse at Palmerton Hospital. Mr. Wargo was employed as a teacher and coach for Palmerton Area School District before his retirement.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Snyder if 313 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on July 29.

They were married in Zion Lutheran Church, Tamaqua, by the late Rev. Charles Schlitzer.

Mrs. Snyder is the former Joan Schlosser. Prior to retiring, she had been employed by the Borough of Tamaqua, for 25 years, as the borough secretary.

Her husband is a disabled veteran with more than 16 years of service with the U.S. Army. He is retired from the former Diversified Metals Corporation, Hometown, where he had been employed as plant superintendent.