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Anniversaries

Friday, June 21, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Frederic P. Gimbi Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. Frederic P. Gimbi Sr. of New Ringgold recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were united in marriage on June 17, 1963 in East Orange, N.J. by the Rev. Wilbur Parker.

Mrs. Gimbi is the former Donna Gerrone, daughter of Angelo Gerrone of Avon Lake, Ohio and the late Marie (Figueiredo) Gerrone.

Her husband is the son of the late Margaret (Parsons) and Russell Gimbi.

Friday, June 21, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Larry A. Hahn

Mr. and Mrs. Larry A. Hahn recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were united in marriage on June 15, 1963 at St. Matthew's Union Church, Kunkletown, by the Rev. Adan Bohner.

The former Margaret Shupp is retired and a homemaker.

Her husband is currently employed at Simcoe Beverage in Walnutport.

The couple has three children: Karen, married to Mark Stevko; Keith, married to Jean; and Kevin. All are from Palmerton. They also have six grandchildren: Kristen, Ashley, Elizabeth, Brittany, Andrea and Michael.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar A. Poe Jr. of Jim Thorpe are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.

They were married on June 27, 1953 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Jim Thorpe, formerly Mauch Chunk, by the Rev. R. Frank Herr.

Mrs. Poe is the former Marilyn Maehrer, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Maehrer. Her husband is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar A. Poe.

Mr. Poe is a Marine Corps veteran who served in World War II.

He is a retired CRNA from Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Yuhas

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Yuhas of Jim Thorpe recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary.

They were married on June 1, 1963 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jim Thorpe, by the late Rev. Francis Adolf.

Mrs. Yuhas is the former Carol Hawk, daughter of the late Ruth and Nathan Hawk of Jim Thorpe. She was employed by the former Lehigh Valley Dairy, Lehighton, before retiring.

Mr. Yuhas is a son of the late Bertha and Stephen Yuhas of Jim Thorpe. A U.S. Navy veteran, he is retired from Mack Trucks, Inc., Allentown.

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
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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.