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Anniversaries

Monday, November 25, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Larry A. Krome

Mr. and Mrs. Larry A. Krome of Gilbert recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married Oct. 5, 1963 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Brodheadsville by the Rev. Robert Galligan.

Mrs. Krome is the former Patricia Beck, daughter of the late Francis J. Beck and Myra Beck of Gilbert.

Mr. Krome is the son of Marjorie F. Krome, Gilbert, and the late Marvin R. Krome.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Fritz

Delbert and Loise Fritz of Lehighton recently observed their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Sept. 26, 1953 at St. John's Lutheran & Reformed Church, Mahoning, by the Rev. W.W. Moyer.

Mrs. Fritz is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Russell D. Miller. Her husband is the son of the late Helen and Willard Fritz.

Loise graduated from Lehighton High School and the Allentown Business School. She was a secretary for approximately 12 years for the Prudential Insurance Company, in its Lehighton office.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Anna Mae and Robert Bashago of Tamaqua are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married Oct. 26, 1963 by the Rev. Stephen Ponisciak in the former Saint Bertha's Church, Tuscarora.

They have one son, Robert Jr.

Anna Mae is a daughter of the late Amelia and Michael Pawk, Brockton.

Robert is a son of the late Kathryn and Peter Bashago, Tuscarora.

Robert retired from the Pottsville Republican newspaper after working 31 years in the printing department.

Friday, November 1, 2013
David and Josephine Keip

Mr. and Mrs. David Keip of Tamaqua celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26.

Mrs. Keip is the former Josephine Bair, daughter of the late Albert and Lena Bair of Pottsville. She is retired from the local garment and food industries.

Mr. Keip is the son of the late John and Mary Keip of Brockton. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served aboard the USS New Jersey battleship. Before retiring, he was employed at Packaging Corp. in Trexlertown and Boyer's Market in Tamaqua.

Friday, November 1, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Walck

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Walck of Palmerton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married Oct. 26, 1963 at Jerusalem Lutheran Church of Trachsville by the Rev. Wahrman.

Mrs. Walck is the former Judy Dotter, daughter of Gladys Dotter of Aquashicola, and the late Norman Dotter.

Richard is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Walck Sr. of Palmerton.

The couple have two daughters, Kim, wife of David Gilbert of Schnecksville, and Tonia Walck of Orefield.

They have two grandchildren, Zachary and Amanda Gilbert.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Dorothy and Edward Rummel of Tamaqua are celebrating their 64th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 21, 1949.

The couple has four children: two sons, Donald of Hometown and Terry of Ocala, Fla.; and two daughters, Susan Sanders of Tamaqua and Sandra of Newford, N.C.

They also have six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Rummel is the former Dorothy Herring of Barnesville.

Before retiring, she worked at the former Sprite Manufacturing Company in Tamaqua.

Mr. Rummel worked for 46 years in the newspaper industry before retiring.

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Adam "Mickey" Holota

Mr. and Mrs. Adam "Mickey" Holota of Coaldale are celebrating their 58th wedding anniversary. They were married at St. John's Slovak Lutheran Church on Oct. 8, 1955 by the late Rev. John Kovacik of Lansford.

Mrs. Holota is the former Lillian Sverchek. Mr. Holota is a former Tuscarora resident and is a retiree of 24 years with the U.S. Air Force.

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

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Klotz on their wedding day

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Klotz of Lehighton will celebrate their 43rd wedding anniversary on Oct. 12. They were married by the Rev. David Humphrey at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Lehighton.

Mrs. Klotz is the former Karen Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown of Lehighton, and is employed by CLIU 21. Her husband is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Klotz of Lehighton. He is retired from HRD, Palmerton.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Smudin of Quakake will celebrate their 38th wedding anniversary on Oct. 4. They were married in Christ Lutheran Church, Barnesville, by the Rev. Ernest Houston.

Mrs. Smudin is the former Shirley Neifert, daughter of the late Elden and Grace Neifert of Quakake. Her husband is the son of the late Algerd and Gladys (Lewis) Smudin of Tamaqua.

The couple has three daughters: Jamie, wife of Kory Beidleman of Clamtown; Leslie, wife of Ryan Keefer of Cressona; and Tracy, wife of Damien Earhart of Quakake.

Friday, September 27, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Klotz Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Klotz Sr. of Lehighton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Sept. 28, 1963 by the late Rev. Engle.

Mrs. Klotz is the former Mary Ann Labenburg, daughter of the late Gordon Angstead and the late Ellen Angstead. Her husband is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Klotz Sr.

Prior to retiring Mr. Klotz was self-employed at B&B Automotive in Lehighton. Mrs. Klotz is employed by the TIMES NEWS.