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Anniversaries

Monday, November 15, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Duane A. Dellecker

Mr. and Mrs. Duane A. Dellecker of Lehighton recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

They were married on Nov. 9, 1985 at Hope Lutheran Church in Cherryville by the Rev. Hiburger.

Mrs. Dellecker is the former Barbara A. Love. She is employed as a materials management coordinator for Life Quest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Quakertown.

Mr. Dellecker is the director of Carbon County's Department of Solid Waste.

The Delleckers are the parents of two daughters: Ami Fritchlee, wife of Matthew Fritchlee, and Ashley Dellecker-Exner, all of Lehighton.

Monday, November 8, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shoener

Mr. and Mrs. Charles LeRoy Shoener are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 15, 1985 in St. John's Byzantine Church in Hazleton, by the Rev. John Opalanick.

Mrs. Shoener is the former Jean Ann Condrick, daughter of John and Eleanor Condrick of Hazleton. Her husband is the son of Silvia Shoener, New Ringgold, and the late LeRoy A. Shoener.

The Shoeners have a daughter, Jessica Ann Shoener of Tamaqua.

Monday, November 8, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. James Kachelries on their wedding day.

Hazel and James Kachelries of Tamaqua are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 12, 1960 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Middleport, Pa., by the late Rev. Pollack.

Mrs. Kachelries is the daughter of the late Elias and Maude (Reinhart) Hartranft of Tamaqua. Her husband is the son of the late Mahlon and Esther (Kunkle) Kachelries of Middleport.

The Kachelries have three children: Hazel Borosh, wife of Gary of Jim Thorpe; James Kachelries Jr., of Tamaqua; and John Kachelries, husband of Anne (Kachmer) Kachelries.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Green

Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Green of Palmerton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 28. Mrs. Green is the former Irene Mohr.

They were married in the Lutheran Church in Slatington.

They have six children, Sherwood A. and his wife, Robyn, of Palmerton; Sharon A. Steigerwalt and her husband, Michael, of Bowmanstown; Amy Sander and her husband, Jeff, of Bowmanstown; Leeanne Samok and her husband, Mike, of Palmerton; Donna McGarry, and her husband, Phil, of Lehighton; and Renee Costenbader, and her husband, David, of Palmerton.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Dorothy and Edward Rummel of Tamaqua will celebrate their 61st wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married on Oct. 21, 1949.

The Rummels have four children: two sons, Donald and Terry; and two daughters, Susan and Sandy.

They also have eight grandchildren: Amanda Constinbader, Brad Sanders, Brian Rummel, Kathy Rummel, Elizabeth Hein, Melissa Lindenmuth, Mark McDonald and Michael Rummel.

They have six great-grandchildren: Natale Hein, Machenna Hein, Kira Lindenmuth, Kiara McDonald, Jace Rummel and Frank Constinbader.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hartman Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hartman Sr., Franklin Township, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary recently.

They were married on Sept. 24, 1960 by the late Rev. Allen Hanson at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Big Creek, in Franklin Township.

Mrs. Hartman is the former Esther Cressley, daughter of the late Robert and Esther Cressley of Franklin Township. Her husband is the son of the late Edward and Elsie Hartman (Koch) of Franklin Township.

Friday, October 8, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hope Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hope Sr. recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 1, 1960 in Zion Lutheran Church in Tamaqua.

Mrs. Hope is the former Mae Frye, daughter of the late Emma and John Frye of Quakake. She is a homemaker.

Mr. Hope is the son of Lorene Hope and the late Robert C. Hope of Tamaqua. He is employed by Hope's Collision and Towing of Tamaqua.

Friday, October 1, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Holota

Mr. and Mrs. Adam "Mickey" Holota of Coaldale will celebrate their 55th anniversary next week.

The Holotas were married on Oct. 8, 1955 in St. John's Slovak Lutheran Church, Lansford, by the late Rev. John Kovacik.

Mrs. Holota is the former Lillian Svrchek. Mr. Holota is a former Tuscarora resident. He is a 24-year retiree of the United States Air Force.

The couple has four sons: Michael and Marty of Seattle, Wash.; Mark of Tucson, Ariz.; and Richard of Coaldale.

The Holotas plan to celebrate their anniversary with a trip to Tucson in the near future.

Friday, October 1, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Davidson

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Allen Davidson, Kunkletown, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 1, 1960 at Salem U.C.C. in Gilbert by the Rev. Mark B. Michael.

Mrs. Davidson is the former Dorothy Mae Burger, daughter of Jennie Edith (Diehl) Burger and Norman Burger. Her husband is the son of the late Winnie Mae (Youngkin) Davidson and Allen Osborn Davidson, formerly of Kunkletown.

They have two daughters: Carla Ann (Davidson) Parker and her husband, Allen, of Kunkletown; and Susan Jayne (Davidson) Hennet, and her husband Charles, also of Kunkletown.

Friday, October 1, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Oswald

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Oswald of New Ringgold will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Oct. 4. They were married in St. John United Church of Christ, Tamaqua, by the Rev. Dr. John Gilmore.

Mrs. Oswald is the former Claudene Kamant, daughter of Joseph Kamant of Tamaqua and the late Janet Sherry Kamant. She is employed at the Mahoning Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lehighton, as a certified nurse's aide.

Mr. Oswald is the son of Barbara Oswald of New Ringgold and the late John Oswald Sr. He is employed by Sears, Whitehall, as a service technician.