Over 50 couples renewed their vows and celebrated landmark anniversaries at St. Mary Magdalen’s Celebrate Marriage Sunday January 18, 2010. Father Ed Thompson officiated at the 12 noon Mass. Dawn Rivas, Grace Hennessey, and Mary Jo Nocero co-chaired the event and special recognition was given to the longest married couples: Mary and Jim Walsh (67 years), Anita and Jeremiah McCarthy and Francis and Daniel Dingman (63 years) and most recently married couple: Lauren and Greg Pearlman (1 month).
We had three couples who celebrated their 25th Anniversary: Jim and Cathie Bucko, Joseph and Debbie Sardone, and Rodolfo and Cynthia Galvan. We had one couple celebrating 60 years: Don and Marie Grabosky, and four couples celebrating 50 years: Larry and Mary Ann Scotchie, Patricia and Edgar Fleri, Pat and Jack Blanchard, and Gene and Joan Kovacik.
Over 15 couples celebrated 50 years or more. Lectors for this special event were Mary Jo and Mike Nocero, Lauren & Rich Coln, Les and Fran Cowie, and Liz and Dan Copeland. Hospitality couples were Carol and Joe Spinella, Ann Marie and Gary Couture, Margie and Anthony Bastolla, Terry and Paul Bouchard, and Steve and Cindy Nolder.
Photographers were Veronica Dailey assisted by Yolanda Dobbins and John Rice assisted by Ann Rice. Carol Vivera made the corsages and Maureen Castille, Marjorie Ward, Lidia Kinsey, Rosemary George, Brett and Jennifer Wells, Mary Ann and Michael Roselli, Terri and Peter Fazio worked at the welcome tables.
2010 Celebrate Marriage Day Couples
67 Years – Mary and Jim Walsh
63 Years – Anita and Jeremiah McCarthy, Francis and Daniel Dingman
60 Years – Don and Marie Grabosky
59 Years – Cecile and John Mestan, Arthur and Corrine Lockamy
58 Years – Mary Ann and Bob Davidson
57 Years – Gertrude and Anthony Valente
56 Years – Dick and Nell Rogers
55 Years – William and Carol Lawless, Maryann and Walter McFadden
54 Years – Charles and Joan Muller, Mario and Mercy Riveron, Chuck & Gert Lorenz, Jean and Jack Canatsey, Don and Dolores Gnat, Carole and Pat McGroarty
53 Years – Ray and Judy Hosler. Ramon and Alicia Licha, Don and Suzanne Nelson
50 Years – Larry and Marianne Scotchie, Patricia and Edgar Fleri, Gene and Joan Kovacik, Pat and Jack Blanchard, Ann and George Eichner
45 Years – Mike and Mary Jo Nocero, Frank and Betty Muscarella
43 Years – Alice and Bill Amidon
40 Years – Helen and Richard Goggin, Lydia & Les Philip, Roger and Linda Copeland, Bill & Chris O’Brien
35 Years – Jim and Arlene Polacheck
31 Years – Rich and Carol Sparer
30 Years – Alex and Pauline Yi, John and Patricia Wilcox, Anita and Len Kavolsky, Wayne and Carol Doppelfeld
25 Years – Debbie and Joseph Sardone, Rodolfo and Cynthia Galvan, Jim and Cathie Bucko
20 Years – Cindy and Dale Chesko
15 Years – Larry and Mary Kay Burleson
10 Years – Laura and Rick Coln, Emilio and Kristina Regala, Stephanie and Scott Toschlog
9 Years – Jason and Iris Uran
5 Years – Selina and Mario Fernandes
4 Years – Aimee and Rodney Lewis
2 Years – Christine and Glenford White
1 Year – Kyle and Sarah Kessler, Mauricio and Lorena Pereira Ramirez
3 Months – Lacey and Kyle Copeland
1 Month – Lauren and Greg Pearlman