Rose Marie and Luke Vinglas

Mr. and Mrs. Luke Vinglas of Altoona celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11.

A family gathering will be held.

They were married Aug. 11, 1962, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Juniata, by Monsignor McNellis.

Mrs. Vinglas is the former Rose Marie Risoldi.

The couple have four children: Shari Murphy and her husband, Christopher, of San Diego; Gunnery Sgt. Adam Vinglas and his wife, Misty, of McDonough, Ga.; and Kim and L. John Jr., both of Altoona.

They also have eight grandchildren: Matthew Murphy, Kayla Murphy, Jack Murphy, Tyler Vinglas, Elizabeth Vinglas, Emmalynne Vinglas, Isabella Vinglas and Syndee Ellis (who is deceased).

Mr. Vinglas retired from Norfolk Southern, Altoona. He is a member of the Hollidaysburg American Legion Post.

Mrs. Vinglas retired from the Altoona Area School District. She is a former teacher of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

She is a member of the Red Hat Society and a former volunteer at the Altoona Regional Hospital Gift Shop. She is a member of the board of directors at North Star Services.

The couple are members of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America and Holy Rosary Catholic Church.


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