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Mr. and Mrs. Michael Brooks

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Brooks

Michael and Deborah Brooks of Fredonia celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18. They celebrated with an intimate dinner for two at The Colony Restaurant in Irving. Their children, Michael (Breanne) Brooks and Stacey (Matt) Gorka surprised them by having the waitress tell them ...

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anderson

Mr. and Mrs. Richard AndersonRichard and Jean Anderson of Mayville celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 28, 2016, with a family dinner. The celebration was hosted by their family. They are the parents of Rick and Cindy Anderson of Mayville; Bob and Donna Anderson of Amherst; Don ...

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Rev. and Mrs. Harland J. WestRev. and Mrs. Harland J. (T. Sue) West are celebrating their 67th wedding anniversary with the same enthusiastic commitment as their wedding day at Wesley Methodist Church in Rochester, N.Y.Family planned activities for the occasion on Aug. 27.They are the parents ...

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Allen and Carol (Johnson) Lachut of El Dorado celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 2, with their children, grandchildren and other relatives on beautiful Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs National Park. The weekend included boating, swimming, and an anniversary dinner and fireworks over ...

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David and Kathleen (Galardo) Taber of Fredonia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at Holy Trinity Church in Dunkirk on Aug. 13, 1966 by the Rev. William Lanphear.The groom is the son of Charles and Alice Taber. The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Marie Galardo. ...

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Gerard and Donna Rocque of Fredonia celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a Mass and dinner reception hosted by their family. They were married May 26, 1956 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Silver Creek. The Rev. Monsignor Edmund J. O'Connor was the celebrant.Mr. Rocque is the son of ...

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Richard and Michele (Finnegan) Notte of 758 Washington Ave., Dunkirk and The Villages, Fla., were married July 9, 1966 at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Brockport. The reception was held at the Apple Grove Inn in Medina.Michele retired from her position as clinic director at the The ...

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Charles and Virginia DeJonghe of Van Buren Bay recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with family and friends. They are pictured with Sister Corona, the administrator of St. Columban's Home where they reside.

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Gary and Judy Wilson celebrated 50 years of marriage on May 21. Both were born and raised in Silver Creek and reside there still today. They have three daughters; Wendy, Tammy and Christi and six grandchildren; Max, Liam, Owen, Emma, Olivia and Brayden. They have two golden doodle siblings, ...

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Richard and Marianne Ketcham celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary Wednesday, May 18 at Fredonia Place. Cake and anniversary luncheon was provided by the staff to celebrate their special day.

William and Patricia (Lyman) Novaro

William and Patricia (Lyman) Novaro celebrated their 48th anniversary at a surprise get-together thrown by their daughter, Lori Novaro-Diehl, on April 23 at the First United Presbyterian Church in Silver Creek. They were greeted by over 80 friends and family members and enjoyed appetizers, a ...

E. Neil and Donna K. Zuchowski celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

E. Neil and Donna K. Zuchowski, of Webster Road, Fredonia, were married by the Rev. Thomas Shepherd, in St. Joseph's Church, Fredonia, on Jan. 29,1966. Neil is the son of the late Edward and Esther Zuchowski, of Bennett Road, Dunkirk, and Donna is the daughter of the late Donald and Mary ...

Local couple celebrates platinum wedding anniversary in Silver Creek

Mr. and Mrs. Frank (Ardeene) Lisa celebrated their platinum (70th) wedding anniversary on Sunday Oct. 25 at the Samuel Cimino VFW in Silver Creek. The couple was married Oct. 27, 1945 in Dunkirk. Mr. Lisa was stationed at the prisoner of war camp in Dunkirk, guarding German prisoners. He met ...

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James and Joan (McCaig) Lyons spent the month of August in London to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at St. Mary's Church, now St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, on Aug. 21, 1965. At the wedding, the couple received an Apostolic Blessing from Pope Paul VI.While in London, they ...

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Leonard and Mary (Privitera) Barreca were married in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Silver Creek by the Rev. Edmund O'Connor on Nov. 21, 1915. During the next 40 years, their six daughters would be married in the same church by the same priest.The last daughter, Carolyn, met her future ...

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Vinnie and Charlotte Calarco of Westfield recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.They were married Sept. 2, 1950 at St. James Catholic Church in Westfield by cousin the Rev. Pasqualino Cannizzaro. The bride's parents were Bernard and Estella DuChaine. The groom's parents were ...

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Raymond and Ann (Schelling) Pauszek celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 5 during the 8 a.m. at Mass at Blessed Mary Angela Parish/St. Hyacinth Church where they were married in 1950. The couple received a special blessing from their Pastor, Rev. Matt Nycz.They enjoyed a family ...

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Temple

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Temple of Fredonia observed their 65th wedding anniversary recently. They were married in Caldwell, N.J. in August, 1950 by Mrs. Temple's father, the Rev. Curtis B. Geyer. They are the parents of four children: Cheryl (Dick) Temple Saville, Marcia (Steve) Temple Fuller, Todd ...

Margaret and John Hens

A Papal Blessing was bestowed upon John and Margaret (Marge Long) Hens who recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on Sept. 10, 1955 at St. Margaret Mary Roman Catholic church in Omaha, Neb. Mrs. Hens, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis (Thelma) Long, ...

Tom and Rita Lynch

Tom and Rita Lynch of Dunkirk celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in August at the White Inn in Fredonia. A cocktail reception hosted by their children was followed by an evening get-together at the lakeside home of their daughter. Pictured above are the honored guests (center) surrounded ...