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Anniversaries

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.

Friday, September 27, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Frable

Mr. and Mrs. Larry James Frable of Kunkletown are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married Sept. 28, 1963 at Salem United Church of Christ in Gilbert by the Rev. Mark B. Michael.

The former Brenda Wetzel is the daughter of Catherine Lopresto of Kunkletown and the late Sterling Serfass.

Her husband is the son of the late Ernest and Hazle Frable.

The couple has three children: Jeff, and his wife Patti, of Effort; Lisa Eberhart, also of Effort; and Patrick Frable of Kunkletown.

Friday, September 20, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Klotz

Mr. and Mrs. Jay Klotz of Penn Forest Township are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 21, 1963 in St. John's Lutheran Church in Jim Thorpe by the late Rev. W. J. Liefield.

Mrs. Klotz is the former Janet Reis and daughter of the late Edward and Ruth (Steigerwalt) Reis of Jim Thorpe.

She is retired from Kathy Ann Sportswear, Jim Thorpe and currently works with Barbara Ahner, Penn Forest Township tax collector.

Mr. Klotz is the son of the late Mark and Hazel (Heisler) Klotz of Lehighton.

Friday, September 20, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reinhard

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reinhard, Palmerton, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married on Sept. 21, 1963 at Sacred Heart Church in Palmerton.

Mrs. Reinhard is the former Rosalie Kiss, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Kiss of Palmerton. Her husband is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Claude Reinhard, also of Palmerton.

The couple have two children: a daughter, Joan, of Bowmanstown, and a son, Jeff, and his wife Cindy, of Palmerton. The Reinhards have also been blessed with two grandchildren.

Friday, September 13, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Halenar

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Halenar, Summit Hill, recently marked their 25th wedding anniversary.

They were married Sept. 3, 1988, in the former St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Lansford, by the Rev. Thomas Derzack.

Mrs. Halenar is the former Beth Ann Marcinko, daughter of Elizabeth (Kutzko) Marcinko of Lansford and the late Paul Marcinko Jr.

She is employed by the Lehigh Valley Health Network, Cedar Crest Campus at Lehigh Neuropsychiatry working as a licensed professional counselor.

Her husband is the son of the late John and Jeanette (Carl) Halenar of Summit Hill.

Friday, September 13, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Mahler

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Mahler of Lehighton recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Sept. 5, 1953 at Grace Lutheran Church, Lehighton, by the Rev. Herr.

The former Janice M. Edgar is the daughter of the late Lulu and Hamlet Edgar of Lehighton. Her husband is the son of the late Ethel and Lyman Mahler of Lehighton.