Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Haase Sr
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Haase Sr. celebrated their 60th anniversary with Mass and renewing their vows and a brunch with family and friends at the Clarion Hotel.
The former Patricia Raths and Mr. Haase were married Oct. 3, 1959 in St. Mary’s Church, Dunkirk, with the Rev. Leo J. Gorman, CP officiating, and the Rev. E.A. Gossert, C.P. in the sanctuary. Mrs. Haase is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Raths of Dunkirk. The bridegroom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Haase of Park Avenue.
The couple, who reside on Park Avenue, Dunkirk, have five children: Mrs. Michele Bull of Dunkirk; Lawrence Haase Jr., of Utica, New York; Randy (deceased) and twins Mark Haase of Arlington, Virginia and Mrs. Edwin (Molly) Pagan of Dunkirk.
Mr. Haase was co-owner of the Weiss Hardware Store in Dunkirk. He is a member of and past exalted ruler of Dunkirk Elks Lodge and Past President of the New York State Elks Association, the first member of the local Lodge to be honored in its 125 year history.
Mrs. Haase is a homemaker.