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 and her husband, Pete, of Christiansburg, Va.; Patrick and his wife, Trish, of Quakertown; and Michael Thomas Jr., who is deceased.

They have three granddaughters: Lauren, Abby and Jenny.

Mr. Starzecky served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

He retired from Verizon in 1992, after 37 years of service.

Mrs. Starzecky worked at home.


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