Anniversaries

William and Miriam (Fairbanks) Dankert

On Dec. 22, 2014, William and Miriam (Fairbanks) Dankert celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. A family dinner was enjoyed at Zollinger's in South Dayton. In attendance were the couple's children, Kris (Kathy) Dankert, Dan (Lori) Dankert, and Julie (Dean) DuBois; granddaughters Ashley and ...

James and Barbara Jean Dewey

James and Barbara Jean (Lawton) Dewey of Silver Creek celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving with their family and friends.They were married in St. Alban's Church in Silver Creek in a candlelight service by the Rev. Alexander Corti on Nov. 23, 1949.Prior to her retirement, ...

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Cecala

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Cecala celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with renewal of their vows by the Rev. Raymond Donohue at Holy Trinity Church in Dunkirk. A reception for family and friends, hosted by their four children, followed at Katerina's.Dennis and Marie (Griffo) were married Aug. ...

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Woodward

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Woodward celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Sept. 16 at a dinner hosted by their children in the home of their daughter, Janice Dolce. Ray and Lois met in Perrysburg and were married in Gowanda in 1949.The couple raised three sons and three daughters on The Dozen ...

Bob and Joan Aron

Bob and Joan Aron, of Dewittville, formerly of Erie, Pa. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at home with good wishes from family and friends.They were married at the Ripley Methodist Church in Ripley by the late Rev. Jolly on Oct. 24, 1954.Joan is the former Joan Cross of Ripley and is a ...

Clair and Paulette Bajdo Sr.

Clair P. and Paulette K. (Brown) Bajdo Sr. of Mayville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.Mrs. Bajdo is the daughter of Arden and Mary Brown. Mr. Bajdo is the son of Henry and Edna Bajdo. The couple were united in marriage August 23, 1964 at Westfield Baptist Church by Rev. ...

Larry and Sylvia Perry

Larry 'Hap' and Sylvia Perry of Forestville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 9. The couple recently had their marriage blessed by the Rev. Daniel Fiebelkorn at a Mass at St. Rose of Lima in Forestville.They were married at Our Lady of Sacred Heart Church in Orchard Park on ...

Robert and Alice Rich

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rich celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 25, 2014. Bob and Alice (Sobkowski) were married September 25, 1954 in Dunkirk at the former St. Mary's Parish, now St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.They celebrated with their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and ...

Mr. and Mrs. John O. Metzger

Mr. and Mrs. John O. Metzger of Dunkirk celebrated 60 years of marriage. The couple was surrounded by all their children for a celebration at the Cassadaga Country Club on July 12, 2014.John and the former Geneva "Genny" Sexton were married on July 12, 1956 at Mount Sterling, Kentucky.

Joan and Robert Zielinski

Robert and Joan Zielinski of Dunkirk recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple renewed their wedding vows at a Mass at Blessed Mary Angela Parish, St. Hedwig site and received a blessing from the Rev. Matthew Nycz, pastor. A brunch at the First Ward Falcon Club ...

Joe and Tessie Russo

Joe and Tessie Russo of Silver Creek celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 4. They exchanged their vows on a late summer day in 1954 in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, surrounded by family and friends. The former football star from Forestville Central High School first saw the ...

Sandra and David Ball

David and Sandra (Dingman) Ball celebrated their 50th anniversary with a chicken barbecue for 40 family members and their wedding attendants on Aug. 1 at the Fellowship Church in Brocton. On Aug. 2, an open house was held at the church for friends and well-wishers. Both events were hosted by ...

James and Mary Ann Sell

James and Mary Ann (Munson) Sell, of Fredonia, recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Aug. 15 with a party at Luensman Overview Park in Portland. Family and friends spent a beautiful day with the couple reminiscing and looking at photo books. Jim and Mary Ann had three children, ...

Kenneth and JoAnn (Polechetti) Belcher

Kenneth and JoAnn (Polechetti) Belcher celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Monday, Aug. 11.The couple was married at the Jamestown Seventh Day Adventist Church by Pastor Martin Feldbush in a ceremony filled with family and friends. Kenneth is the son of the late Clifford H. and Alma ...

Roy and Jean Pulvino

Roy and Jean (DePasquale) Pulvino celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 3, 2014.Roy and Jean were married in 1954 in Mt. Carmel Church in Silver Creek.They now reside in Dunkirk.They are the parents of Roy Pulvino Jr. of Arizona, David Pulvino of Dunkirk, Stephanie Pulvino of ...

David A. and Kathleen M. SanGeorge

David A. and Kathleen M. (Christy) SanGeorge, formerly of Silver Creek, and now of Franklin, Tenn., recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family cruise to the Caribbean.The couple was married on April 4, 1964 at the former St. Mary's Church in Dunkirk.The couple has three ...

Joe and Viola Richir

Submitted PhotoPictured in front are Joe and Viola "Chickie" (Stevens) Richir of Sheridan who were honored at a surprise 60th wedding anniversary party on Sunday, July 20 at the Beaver Club in Fredonia. Their children, who planned the party, are pictured in the back from left to right: LuAnn ...

Dale W. and Judy Van Vlack

Dale W. Van Vlack and Judy (Botticello) Van Vlack will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Those attending will be their son and his wife, Dale and Lisa Van Vlack Jr. and their daughter and her husband, Eve and Joe Badecki. The couple has two grandchildren, Jay and ...

Donald and Deborah Lane

Donald and Deborah Lane of Sinclairville will celebrate their 40th anniversary on Aug. 5.Donald Phillip Lane and the former Deborah Ann Maydwell were married on August 5, 1974 in Sugar Grove, Pa, at the pastor's house behind the church.They have three children: Scott (Pam) Lane of Cuyahoga ...

Salvatore and Maria Francesca Crino

Salvatore and Maria Francesca (Chillemi) Crino recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner at The Colony Restaurant in Irving surrounded by their family. They were married on July 18, 1964 in San Antonio, Sicily, Italy.In attendance were their six children: Angela ...