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Anniversary

Theresa and Harold Cole

Mr. and Mrs. Harold “Teeny” Cole of Indiana, Pa., formerly of Altoona, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on April 14. They were married April 14, 1951, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Ashville. Mrs. Cole is the former Theresa Krug. Teeny and Theresa first met as ...

Margaret and Michael Strueber

Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Strueber of Hollidaysburg recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Naples, Florida. They were married March 13, 1971, at the Ark and the Dove Chapel in Pittsburgh. Mrs. Strueber is the former Margaret Churchill. Mr. Strueber is founding director emeritus ...

Sandra and Jim Pearson

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Pearson of Lakemont are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married March 25, 1961. The couple have three children: Tina Miller (Glen Banks), Jim Pearson Jr. (Judy) and Michelle Chilcote. They have five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. ...

Amy and William King Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. William King Sr. of 3021 W. Chestnut Ave., Altoona, are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary. They took a trip to Mexico to XCaret Resort in January. They were married March 20, 1976, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Altoona. Mrs. King is the former Amy Muir. The ...

Bonnie and John Ramsey

Mr. and Mrs. John & Bonnie (Dawson) Ramsey, of Tyrone will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on March 20, 1971 at Wesley United Methodist Church by Rev. Leroy J. Harrison. Mrs. Ramsey is the former Bonnie Dawson. The couple have three children: ...

Joyce and David Lepore

Mr. and Mrs. David Lepore of Altoona will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married March 3, 1956, at Ward Avenue Presbyterian Church, Altoona. The couple have two daughters: Piper Wisniewski of Reading and Penny Fabri of Altoona. They have six grandsons and eight ...

John and Mary Crynock

John and Mary (Melotti) Crynock of Portage celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Dec 2, 2020. They were united in marriage on Dec 2, 1950, at St. Agnes Parish in Cassandra by the Rev. Paul Viegle. John “Butch” grew up in Bennington (Gallitzin) and Mary was from Benscreek (Portage ...

Virginia and George Clapper

Mr. and Mrs. George W. Clapper of James Creek celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Due to the pandemic, the family had a card shower in honor of their anniversary. They were married Dec. 25, 1950, at the Christ Evangelical and Reformed Church in Alexandria by Rev. Charles ...

Sandra and George Hamilton

Mr. and Mrs. George Ernest Hamilton of Dover, Del., formerly of Clinton, Md., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a quiet dinner. They were married Jan. 23, 1971, at Bethany United Methodist Church, Portage. Mrs. Hamilton is the former Sandra Gay Orlowsky. George is the son ...

Sharon and David Coy

Mr. and Mrs. David Coy of Flinton marked their 50th anniversary on Nov. 21. To celebrate, a family gathering, trip and open house are being planned in 2021. They were married Nov. 21, 1970, at Graystone Presbyterian Church, Indiana, Pa. Mrs. Coy is the former Sharon Campbell. The ...

Alfretta and Michael Starzecky

Mr. and Mrs. Michael “Tom” Starzecky of Tyrone observed their 69th wedding anniversary on Jan. 8. A celebration will be held at a later date. They were married Jan. 8, 1952, in Cumberland, Md. Mrs. Starzecky is the former Alfretta McCracken. The couple have three children: Gay Price ...

Delores and Wilbert Hite

Wilbert L. “Wib” and Delores I. “Dee” Hite of Roaring Spring will celebrate 40 years of marriage. They were married Dec. 20, 1980, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Roaring Spring. Mrs. Hite is the former Delores Empfield. They are the parents of a combined family of six ...

Judy and Ken Keith

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Keith of Coalport are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 12, 1970, at Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Beccaria. An infant son, Kenneth David Keith, is deceased. Mr. Keith retired as a coal miner, brickyard worker and sawyer. He is ...

Ruth and Allen Mitchell

Mr. and Mrs. Allen “Bud” Mitchell of Altoona recenty celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 3, 1960, at the Altoona First Church of God by Pastor C.E.. Shore. Mrs. Mitchell is the former Ruth Astrid Elfreda Franck of Germany. Bud is a lifelong resident of ...

Ruth Ann and Herman Frederick

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Frederick of Altoona will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Monday. Due to the pandemic, the family is requesting a card shower in honor of their anniversary. They were married on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 1950, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, ...

Debra and Joseph L. Harpster Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Harpster Jr. of Bellwood are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Nov. 9, 1970, at the Warriors Mark Methodist Church. Both graduated from Tyrone Area High School. Debra is the former Debra Batcheler. They lived in Delaware while Joe ...

Jack and Martha Watters

Jack and Martha Watters of Hollidaysburg recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 19, 1970, at the former St. Mary Magdalen Church in Frugality. Martha is the former Martha Johnston. The couple have two children: Melissa Fraker and her husband, Justin, of ...

Anne and Edward Rito

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rito of Altoona are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. A party is being planned at a later date. They were married Nov. 8m, 1980, at Assembly of God Church, Altoona. Mrs. Rito is the former Anne Gioiosa. The couple have two children Rachel Rito of State ...

Mary and Joseph Lilly

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lilly of Altoona celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Oct. 18. They were married Oct. 18, 1980, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Altoona. Mrs. Lilly is the former Mary Fochler. The couple have two children: Justine (Misha) Kononov of State ...

Christine and Craig Dimitroff

Mr. and Mrs. Craig R. Dimitroff of Hollidaysburg celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 12, 1995, at the former Candlelight Restaurant, Ebensburg. Mrs. Dimitroff is the former Christine Stevens. They have four children: James of Altoona, Katherine “Katie” and ...