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Anniversary

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 ...

Katherine and Frank Roscia

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roscia of 137 N. Hawthorne Drive, Altoona, will celebrate their 76th wedding anniversary on Oct. 21 with a family dinner. They were married Oct. 21, 1944, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Altoona. Mrs. Roscia is the former Katherine Bellacero. The couple have three ...

Janet and Robert Pennington

Mr. and Mrs. Robert “Bob” F. Pennington of Altoona are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 11, 1975, in the Edith Davis Eve Chapel at Penn State Altoona. The Altoona natives have always lived in the City of Altoona. Mrs. Pennington is the former Janet Kay ...

Shirley and Rod Wike

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Wike of Duncansville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 26. A renewal of vows is being planned for May 2021. They were married at St Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Duncansville. Mrs. Wike is the former Shirley Bowmaster. The couple have four ...

Carol and John Wagner

Mr. and Mrs. John Wagner of Altoona are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 3, 1970, at Wehnwood United Methodist Church, Altoona. Mrs. Wagner is the former Carol Hall. The couple have two children: Melissa Wagner of Hilton Head, S.C., and Brian (Angela) ...

Beverly and Richard Brown

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown of Punxsutawney, formerly of Hollidaysburg, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a private dinner with family at Luigi’s in DuBois. They were married Sept. 19, 1970, at Garden Heights United Methodist Church, Altoona. The couple moved to Punxsutawney ...

Wendy and Shawn McCauley

Mr. and Mrs. Shawn McCauley of 166 Sweeney Drive, Williamsburg, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Arlington, Vt., and the Finger Lakes. They were married July 26, 1980, at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Altoona. Mrs. McCauley is the former Wendy Williams. The ...

Georgia and Gilbert Gampe

Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Gampe of Bellwood recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple had a private family celebration with their children and grandchildren in Corolla, N.C. They were married Sept. 5, 1970, at Christ Second Lutheran in Altoona, and they renewed their vows on ...

Betty and Glenn Campbell

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Campbell of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family on Sept. 19 at Legion Park, Hollidaysburg, with a renewal of vows officiated by their grandson, Kyle Singer. They were married Sept. 19, 1970, at the Salvation Army in Providence, R.I. Mrs. ...