Anniversaries

The Rev. Cliff and Sandy Cliver

The Rev. Cliff and Sandy (Abramowicz) Cliver celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their immediate family at the White Inn in Fredonia on December 28, 2013. Shortly after their anniversary, they took an extended winter trip to California and Kentucky. They returned to their home in ...

Hans and Ursula Wiemer celebrate their 60th anniversary with their family

Hans and Ursula Wiemer of Chautauqua celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in October 2013 with a family dinner. The dinner was hosted by their children: Marion and Fran Oliva of Westfield, Peter and Kathy Wiemer of Chautauqua, and Barbara and Bruce Davis of Mayville. The couple also has 12 ...

Frank and Mary Mirek celebrate 60th

Frank and Mary Mirek of Dunkirk recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on Feb. 13, 1954.Frank is the son of the late Frank and Stella Mirek of Dunkirk. Mary is the daughter of the late William and Hildegarde Thompson of Dunkirk. The couple has two children: ...

Carol and Terry Schrontz

Carol and Terry Schrontz are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house at the First Baptist Church, 876 Central Ave. on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. There will be a special event at 3 p.m. Those attending should use the side door from the parking lot.In lieu of gifts, ...

Eleanor C.and Clark J. Tyler

Clark J. and Eleanor C. Tyler of Forestville, NY celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary in November with a surprise visit from their grandchild, Amanda Squires, who lives in Florida.The couple were married Jan. 5, 1946 at the Grace Lutheran Church of Dunkirk. Eleanor was the former Eleanor ...

Elvin and Barbara Dutton

Elvin and Barbara Jane (Walbeck) Dutton celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. Mr. and Mrs. Dutton were married Nov. 25, 1948 in Dunkirk.Father Raymond Donohue of Holy Trinity Church renewed their vows and gave a blessing at the 4 p.m. Mass. Family and friends ...

Gerald and Carol (Maslach) Kozlowski

On Nov. 30, 2013, Carol (Maslach) and Gerald A. Kozlowski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Family and friends attended a Mass of Thanksgiving at Blessed Mary Angela Church concelebrated by the Rev. Matt Nycz and the Rev. Michael Parker. Musical selections were performed by Terri ...

Robert and Shirley Salerno

Robert and Shirley (Bruno) Salerno of Fredonia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 9. at a surprise party at the Kosciuszko Club hosted by their six children, Donna (Joe) McLeod, Carol (Todd) Dyckes, Diane Vento, Robert Salerno, Joanne Salerno and James Salerno (accompanied by ...

William and Karen Corsi

William and Karen (Centanni) Corsi celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their grandchildren Max and Lucie Rae, their daughter Melissa Rae (Roger), Herdzik and Molly Sue (Darin) Katta. They were married on Oct. 19, 1963.Father Joe Zalacca of Holy Trinity Church renewed their vows and ...

Ronald and JoAnn Joy

Ronald and JoAnn (Petz) Joy recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a special blessing given by the Rev. C.J. Westfield of St. Anthony's Church at the 4 o'clock. Mass on Oct. 19. A family dinner followed at Sandy's White Horse Inn in Cassadaga.The couple was married Oct. 19, ...

Marcia and Clifford Nickerson

Clifford and Marcia Nickerson celebrated 50 years of marriage. These high school sweethearts married 50 years ago on Aug. 24, 1963 at St. Hedwig's Church.A celebration dinner held in their honor at Sandy's White Horse Restaurant was given to them by their loving children: Shelly Snyder, Kathy ...

Fred and Bonnie Liener

Fred and Bonnie Liener recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Peek n' Peak. They were joined by their three children: Michael (Linda) Liener of Rochester, N.Y.; Marybeth (Ray) Chin of Maui, Hawaii; and Amy (Roy) Smith of Pavilion, N.Y. Their seven grandchildren were also there to ...

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fijal

Dick and Jean Fijal of Dunkirk recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren.The were married Sept. 26, 1953 at Sacred Heart Church. The Rev. Julius Noe performed the ceremony. Dick is a retired supervisor for Al Tech Specialty Steel. The Fijals have ...

Richard and Rosemary Burlett

Richard and Rosemary (Lemanski) Burlett of Fredonia celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Sept. 14 at the VFW in Sheridan. The Burletts were married on Aug. 14, 1948 at St. Joseph's Church in Fredonia. The couple has two sons, Richard W. Burlett Jr. of Fredonia ...

Leon and Lois McIntyre

Leon and Lois McIntyre of Portland recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary and the 86th birthday of Leon at their grandson Michael's home in Portland.The McIntyres were joined by their four children: Lonnie (Robert) Kelley of Silver Creek, Linda Fox of Frewsburg, David (Cindy) ...

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hudson

Charles and Carole (Whitehead) Hudson of Van Buren Point recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family members. They were married on July 20, 1963 at St. John's United Church of Christ in Dunkirk. The Rev. James Doellefeld performed the ceremony.Charles is a retired territory ...

Ellyn and Bob Sutehall

Bob and Ellyn (Richardson) Sutehall celebrated their 60th anniversary on Sept. 5. The couple was married at the Methodist Church in Silver Creek, on September 5, 1953. The Sutehalls have two daughters, Janet (Wade) Arnold of Perrysburg and Kathy Sutehall of Knightdale, N.C. They have three ...

Jim and Patti Farrell

Jim and Patti Farrell of Portland recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends. An open house was held on April 28 at the J.W. Dill Post in Brocton. The Farrells were married on April 18, 1963 in Ripley with Don and Retha Munch as attendants. Jim retired from the ...

Joseph and Janet Rozen

Joseph and Janet Rozen of Dunkirk celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on June 23 with a special anniversary Mass and blessing held at Blessed Mary Angela Roman Catholic Church, St. Hyacinth Site, by Rev. Matt Nycz.A breakfast at the White Inn in Fredonia followed and was hosted by their ...

Anthony & Delores (Alaimo) Borrello

Anthony & Delores (Alaimo) Borrello of Fredonia celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 10 at the Dunkirk Moose Club. They were married June 6, 1953 at St. Anthony's Church in Fredonia. A party was hosted by their children and their spouses. The couple have four children: ...