Anniversary

Frank and Margaret Adams

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Adams celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 25 with family and friends during a luncheon at the U.S. Hotel Tavern, Hollidaysburg. The couple recently enjoyed a Viking cruise on the Adriatic Sea from Venice, Italy, to Athens, Greece. They were married on Nov. 22, ...

Ronald and Sharon Shoenfelt

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Shoenfelt of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise dinner hosted by their children at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. They also took a trip to Niagara Falls, Canada. They were married Sept. 7, 1968, at Fairview United Methodist Church, ...

John and Margie Closson

Mr. and Mrs. John Closson of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Finelli’s Italian Villa, Altoona. They also plan to take their annual Florida getaway this winter. They were married Nov. 2, 1968, at the former Fourth Lutheran Church in Altoona. Mrs. ...

Donald and Pearl Robison

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Robison of 141 Bell Hollow Road, Port Matilda, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house on Nov. 10 at Bald Eagle Grange, 2562 Snyder Drive, Tyrone. Cards may be sent to their home address. They were married Nov. 11, 1958. Mrs. Robison is the ...

Thomas and Carol Myers

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Myers of Loretto will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married Nov. 8, 1958, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gallitzin. Mrs. Myers is the former Carol Vaughn. The couple have seven children: Susan Lee (Karl) of Loretto; Patrick ...

Robert and Suzanne Forshey

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Forshey of Bellwood celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 18. They were married Oct. 18, 1958, in Altoona at Calvary Baptist Church by Pastor Stoll. Mrs. Forshey is the former Suzanne Rhodes of Altoona. The couple have five daughters: Cindee (Joe) Batts, ...

William and Bert Bravin

Mr. and Mrs. William Bravin of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 19. They were married Oct. 19, 1968, at Mount St. Peters Catholic Church, New Kensington. Mrs. Bravin is the former Bert Traini. The couple have two daughters: Kathy of Carlisle and Julie of Fairfax, ...

John and Connie Long

Mr. and Mrs. John Long of Gallitzin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 19. They celebrated by having dinner with their children and grandchildren. Mass will be celebrated in their honor today at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Ashville, and the couple will be going on the ...

King and Bonnie Bailey

Mr. and Mrs. King Bailey of Imler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 19. A surprise party in their honor was held on Oct. 20 at Jethro’s, Altoona. They were married Oct. 19, 1968, at St. Mark’s Union Church, Imler. The couple have two daughters: Melissa Malovich and her ...

Ron and Deb Shoop

Mr. and Mrs. Ron Shoop of Hollidaysburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 29. A surprise party was given in their honor by their children and attended by 90 family members. They were married on July 29, 1968, in North Carolina. Mrs. Shoop is the former Deb Kehler of ...

Richard and Becky Clapper

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clapper of Hollidaysburg are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. They were married on Sept. 16, 1978, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lakemont, by Father Edward Eckenrod. Mrs. Clapper is the former Becky Warner. The couple have two daughters: ...

Eugene and Christine Tiracave

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Tiracave of Cresson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 7. They were married Sept. 7, 1968, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Portage. Mrs. Tiracave is the former Christine Tomasko. The couple have three children: Christian and his wife, Alicia, of ...

Wayne and Jeanne Fleck

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Fleck of Sinking Valley recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Relatives and friends are invited to attend an open house at White Oak Hall, Fort Roberdeau, Sinking Valley, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 16. Guests are requested to omit gifts. The couple were ...

Crist and Eleanor Karakantas

Mr. and Mrs. Crist Karakantas of Altoona celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 23 with a family celebration. They were married on Aug. 23, 1953, at the Church of the Transfiguration in New York City. Mrs. Karakantas is the former Eleanor Muller. The couple have two children: ...

Kenneth and Martha Wooden

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wooden of Shelburne, Vt., observed their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 30. A family celebration was held earlier in the month. Mrs. Wooden is the former Martha Braun, who was born and raised in Altoona. The couple met in 1954 while Martha was a student at ...

John Sr. and Esther Myers

Mr. and Mrs. John G. Myers Sr. of Altoona celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Aug. 10. They were married Aug. 10, 1963, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Altoona, by Father Louis Mulvehill. Mrs. Myers is the former Esther Ann Dorazio. The couple have two children: Stephanie Myers ...

Donald and Beulah Igou

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Igou of Altoona celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16. They were married Aug. 16, 1952, in Winchester, Va. Mrs. Igou is the former Beulah Dickson of Skelp, Sinking Valley. The couple have two sons: Don and his wife, Carol, of Juniata, and Terry of Altoona. ...

Frank and Linda Lang

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lang of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 29. They were married June 29, 1968, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Altoona. Mrs. Lang is the former Linda Cooper of Altoona. The couple have two children: Alisha Lang-Lum and husband, Will, of ...

Richard and Karen Sessamen

Mr. and Mrs. Richard “Dick” Sessamen of Warriors Mark celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on July 11. They were married July 11, 1963, in Maryland. Mrs. Sessamen is the former Karen Dell. The couple have four children: Steven and his wife, Sherry, of Fredericksburg, Va.; Ronald ...

James and Christine Post

Mr. and Mrs. James Post of Bellmeade celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 6. They are planning a cruise to Bermuda in July. They were high school sweethearts and were married July 6, 1968, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Lakemont. Mrs. Post is the former Christine ...