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Ronald and Geraldine Waite

Ronald and Geraldine Waite It’s been 60 years (June 5, 1957) since Ronald and Geraldine Waite stood upon the altar at the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Cassadaga, listening to the Rev. Robert Versen commit them to each other. Through faith, love, and a little bit of crazy, ...

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Harry and Carmen Echevarria

Harry and Carmen Echevarria Harry and Carmen Echevarria of Dunkirk celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on May 23, 2017 with a trip to Jamaica. They are the parents of Adrianna (Floripe) Padua and Lisandra Echevarria. They also have two granddaughters, Amaya and Liyana Padua. Harry and ...

Ray (Lefty) and Dolores Abramowicz

Ray (Lefty) and Dolores Abramowicz

Ray (Lefty) and Dolores Abramowicz Ray (Lefty) and Dolores Abramowicz will celebrate 65 years of marriage bliss on May 24. They were married at St. Hyacinth’s Church in Dunkirk in 1952 by Father Kwolek. They have a son Bob (Bugsy) and Liz Abramowicz of Dunkirk; daughters Carolyn (Ed) ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Piwowarski

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Piwowarski On Saturday, April 22, 2017, along with family, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph (Judy Mancuso) Piwowarski of Fredonia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows at Our Lady of the Woods Chapel in Arkwright. The Reverend Ray Donohue officiated. Joe ...

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Mr. and Mrs. David Burgun

Mr. and Mrs. David Burgun Deborah and David Burgun were married 40 years ago, May 7, 1977 at the United Methodist Church in Forestville. The bride is the daughter of Lester and Virginia Palmer of Forestville. The groom is the son of the late William and the late Louise Burgun of ...

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Mancuso

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Mancuso

Sam and JoAnn Mancuso of Dunkirk renewed their wedding vows after 50 years of marriage on Saturday, Feb. 18 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. The Reverend Walter Werbicki officiated at the 5 p.m. Mass with music provided by the Adult Folk Choir under the direction of Dan Smith. Mrs. Mancuso ...

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 ...