Over 40 couples renewed their vows and celebrated landmark anniversaries on Celebrate Marriage Sunday 2009 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church. Father Ed Thompson officiated at the 12 noon Mass.
Mary Jo Nocero and Grace Hennessey co-chaired the event and special recognition was given to Helen and George McLaughlin the longest married couple and Terry and Gloria Soule – married just two weeks.
Lectors were Anne Marie and Gary Couture, Michelle and Steven Fitzpatrick, Maureen and Tom Kramlinger, and Liz and Dan Copeland. Hospitality couples were Carol and Joe Spinella, Annette and Gary Moskop, Margie and Anthony Bastolla, Frank and Veronica Dailey.
Photographers were Veronica Dailey, assisted by Hannah Carlton and Irma Shook Robato assisted by Elizabeth Floegel. Carol Vivera made the corsages and Maureen Castille, Marjorie Ward, Victoria Adams, Mary Ann Devaney, Nancy and Wayne Challifoux and the daughter of Grace Hennessey worked at the welcome tables.
2009 Celebrate Marriage Day Couples
64 Years – Helen and George McLaughlin
George and Helen McLaughlin – Married 64 years
63 Years – Ed and Mitzi Danowitz
62 Years – Dan and Fran Dingman, Elizabeth and Robert Geiger, Catherine and John Cassidy, Kenneth and Franca Hise
54 Years – Walter and Maryann McFadden
53 Years – Don and Dolores Gnat, Jack and Jean Canatsey, John and Peggy De Caprio, Pat and Carole McGroarty
52 Years – Joan and Al Floegel
51 Years – Ray and Judy Hosler
50 Years – Nick and Sandy Coscia, Harley And Mary Parkhurst, William and Phylis Perkins
45 Years – Jeanne and George McCullough, Frank and Veronica Dailey
40 Years – Fran and Les Cowie
36 Years – Ed and Karen Gallagher
35 Years – Lester and Evelyn Murray
30 Years – Lorraine and Michael Camarano, Randy and Holly Litz
25 Years – Maureen and Pat Floegel, Debbie and Steve Yoakum
21 Years – Jim and Brenda Blanton
20 Years – Tony and Barbara Calabrese
15 Years – Rodney and Kristin Gutierrez
10 Years – Arik and Regina March, Jan and George Meyer
4 Years – Selina and Mario Fernandes
2 Months – George and Holly Morris
2 Weeks – Terry and Gloria Soule