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Anniversaries

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.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mase

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mase recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. They were married July 2, 1960 at Immaculate Conception Church in Jim Thorpe.

Mrs. Mase is the former Anne Marie McHugh.

The couple have four children: Sally, wife of Wayne Smith; Ava, wife of John Bretzik; and Pamela Formica, all of Jim Thorpe; and Thomas Mase, and his wife Pamela of Palmyra.

They have six grandchildren: Bridget, wife of Eric Johnston; John Paul Bretzik; Heather Formica; David Formica (who passed away July 21, 2006); Cole Mase and Kendra Mase.

Friday, July 16, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. William R. Yost

Mr. and Mrs. William R. Yost are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. They were married on July 16, 1960 by the Rev. Paul B. Kendall and the Rev. Hubert Kidd at St. John's U.C.C. Church in Tamaqua.

Mrs. Yost is the former Beverly K. Bradbury, daughter of Margaret Bradbury of Mahanoy City, and the late Joseph Bradbury.

Mr. Yost is the son of the late William and Alma Yost, formerly of Tamaqua.

Friday, July 16, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Goldberg

Audrey and LeRoy Goldberg of Lehighton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married June 18, 1960 at S.S. Peter and Paul Church, Lehighton, by the late Rev. George Fenzil.

Mrs. Goldberg is the daughter of the late Wilmer and Mary Swartz of Lehighton. Mr. Goldberg is the son of the late Howard and Dorothy Goldberg of Lehighton.

They have five children: Cynthia, wife of Scott Ritter; Mary Beth Goldberg; Peggy, wife of Steve Mooney; Donna, wife of Wayne Andrews; and Greg Goldberg and his partner Angie Parsons; all of Lehighton.