Anniversaries

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: ...

Nicholas and Nora Alonge

Happy 60th wedding anniversary to Nicholas and Nora (Emery) Alonge!Nicholas and Nora were married Aug. 15, 1953 in St. Dominic's Church (formerly St. James Parish) in Westfield. They have four children: Janice (Alonge) and Floyd Metzger, Cindy Alonge and Andy Ippolito, Andrew and Michaelle ...

Louis and Bernice (Learman) Joy

Louis and Bernice (Learman) Joy, 11181 W. Lily McKinley Dr., Surprise, Ariz. 85378, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a party hosted by their children, Mark and Debbie, and their spouses.Lou and Bea met while Bea was attending SUNY at Fredonia, where she earned her ...

Alvin and Joyce Mackey

On Aug. 10, 2013, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Mackey of Perrysburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Their children, Nadine Mackey and Tad Mackey and his wife, Debbie; along with Joyce Mackey's sister Irene and her husband Howard Armbruster, celebrated with them. The couple was married on Aug. ...

Louis and Bernice (Learman) Joy

Louis and Bernice (Learman) Joy, 6337 W. Caron St., Glendale, AZ 85302, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a party hosted by their children, Mark and Debbie, and their spouses.Lou and Bea met while Bea was attending SUNY at Fredonia, where she earned her Master's Degree in ...

Joseph L. and Sylvia Greco

Joseph L. and Sylvia Greco celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 18, 2013. They were married in 1953 at St. Anthony's Church in Fredonia. A surprise party was thrown at the Dunkirk Moose Club by their children on Saturday, July 20 in honor of their anniversary. Father Werbicki was ...

Bill and Judy Parks

Former Fredonia residents Bill and Judy Parks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary during a party hosted by their children and grandchildren at their home in Hershey, Pa. The couple married on July 4, 1963 at St. Hyacinth's Church in Dunkirk. They are the parents of Mary Wozniak of ...

Eliot and Theresa Rose

A 50th anniversary dinner celebration for Eliot and Theresa Rose was held at Salvatore's Italian Gardens Restaurant on June 1 with their children Julie and Tony Valvo, and Greg and Peggy Rose. The couple was also joined by their five grandchildren, Kimberly and Jillian Valvo, and Nicholas, ...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schwertfager

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Donald Schwertfager of Fredonia recently celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary. She is the former Patricia Ann Calato, daughter of the late Philip and Mary (Nasca) Calato, formerly of Dunkirk. He is the son of the late Walter and Pauline (Greene) Schwertfager, formerly ...

Kay and William Rickard

William and Kay Rickard of Fredonia were married June 15, 1963, in Butler, Pa. The couple recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren at the Chautauqua Suites in Mayville.The couple has four children, William Jr. (Susan Ambrose), Curtis (Nancy ...

Louie and Judy Siragusa

Louie and Judy Siragusa of Fredonia recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Sacred Heart Church in Dunkirk on April 27, 1963. They have two sons, Tim and Paul, and are the grandparents of Matt, Alyssa, Dan and Nick. They celebrated their anniversary with a ...