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Anniversaries

Friday, June 7, 2013

Mr. and Mrs. John Vincler, Jim Thorpe, are receiving congratulations on the celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary on June 6. They were married in St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, by the Rev. Mark Lochner.

Mrs. Vincler is the daughter of the late Charles and Nora Witt, and sister to Wayne and the late Charles "Corky" Witt. She is retired from the Jim Thorpe School District, having worked in the cafeteria of L.B. Morris Elementary School for 22 years.

Friday, May 24, 2013
@$:Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Weaver

Sterling and Barbara Frable Weaver celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 12 in Boone, N.C.

Sterling was born in Lehighton, and Barbara was born in Big Creek.

Mary Jean Weaver Hobart, and Chris Matthew Weaver of North Carolina are their two children. They have a son-in-law, Clarence Hobart.

They have two grandchildren, Luke Hobart and Caroline Hobart of North Carolina.

Sterling and Barbara have resided in Salisbury, N.C. for 30 years. Their son, Chris, also graduated from Appalachian State University the same day of their anniversary.

Friday, May 24, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hollenbach of Tamaqua

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hollenbach of Tamaqua will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 18. They were married in St. Jerome's Catholic Church, Tamaqua, by the late Rev. Leo Heineman, then assistant pastor.

Mrs. Hollenbach is the former Donna Welker, daughter of the late Wilmer and Kathryn Welker of Tamaqua.

She is retired, last employed by Professional School Photography, Tuscarora.

Mr. Hollenbach is the son of the late William Hollenbach and Ruth McHugh.

Friday, May 17, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Frable renewed their vows for their 25th wedding anniversary.

Faye J. (Bartholomew) and Michael A. Frable of Palmerton recently renewed their vows in celebration of their 25th wedding anniversary.

The couple was married April 30, 1988. They renewed their vows on April 20 at Faith Alive Church in Bowmanstown. The Rev. Daryn Dotter officiated the ceremony.

A dinner at the church, attended by family and friends, followed the renewal ceremony.

The Frables have three children.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Barbara and Miles Knappenberger Sr. of Lehighton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married on May 4, 1963 in The Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion in Philadelphia by the late Rev. William O. Moyer.

Mrs. Knappenberger is the daughter of the late William S. and Jean (Moyer) Peters of Weissport. Her husband is the son of the late Miles H. and Lorraine (Getz) Knappenberger of Long Run, Franklin Township.

Friday, May 3, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Hilbert Haas

Mr. and Mrs. Hilbert Haas of Lehighton celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on April 15.

Mrs. Haas is the former Fran Pratcher of Summit Hill, daughter of the late Frank and Susan Pratcher. "Franny" retired in 2008 from the Lehighton Area School District where she was employed for 45 years. She is still employed as a crossing guard in Lehighton.

Mr. Haas is the son of the late Calvin and Rebecca (Nothstein) Haas of Lehighton. He is retired from Haas' Grocery Store in Lehighton. He also is employed as a bus driver with George's Transportation for over 48 years.

Friday, April 12, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. George Pekurny

Mr. and Mrs. George Pekurny of Mahoning Valley celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last month. They were married on March 2, 1963 at St. John's Slovak Lutheran Church in Lansford by the late Rev. John Kovacick.

Mrs. Pekurny is the former Linda Pettit, daughter of the late Ralph E. Pettit and Carrie C. Pettit of Lehighton. George is the son of the late George and Anna Pekurny of Mahoning Valley.

Friday, March 29, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Kester

Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Kester recently celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. They were married March 24, 1951 at St. John Evangelical & Reformed Church (now U.C.C.), by the Rev. Arthur D. Knoebel.

Mrs. Kester is the former Miriam Weston, daughter of the late William J. and Doris (Brewer) Weston of Tamaqua. Her husband is the son of the late Edward A. and Elva (Lindenmuth) Kester, also of Tamaqua.

Monday, March 4, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Kintz on their wedding day.

Lester and Kathleen Kintz of Lehighton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 21.

The Kintz's have four children: Lester Kintz of Palmerton, Robert Kintz of Lehighton, Diane Mertz of Lehighton, and William Kintz, also of Lehighton.

They have seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Silfies

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Silfies of Palmerton recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Mr. and Mrs. Silfies were married on Feb. 5, 1953 in Cherryville. The Rev. Roy Meck officiated the ceremony.

Mrs. Silfies is the former Joyce Everett.