Robert and Dorothy Winterberger of Forestville, N.Y., are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary during the month of October 2010. Events during the month include: Oct. 2, 2010, a family celebration with the Gaylord and Brown families at their home; on Oct. 10, 2010, at St. Rose of Lima Church, they will be honored and presented with a scroll from the church; on Oct. 11, 2010, a dinner at Romanello's in Hamburg with their daughter Heidi and her husband, John, who will also be celebrating their first wedding anniversary; on Oct. 17, 2010, at the cathedral in Buffalo. They will participate in the Golden and Diamond Anniversaries of Marriage with a Mass and reception following to honor those who have been married 50 or more years; and on Oct. 22, 2010, a celebration with the Shawn Winterberger family and friends at their home. They are the parents of Janet Gaylord of Saranac Lake, N.Y., Celeste Winterberger and Shawn Winterberger, both of Raleigh, N.C., Elyse Brown of Norfolk, Va., and Heidi Payne-Hefty of Fredonia, N.Y.; they have 10 grandchildren: Amanda Carroll LaDue, Adam Carroll, Kerri Gaylord Brien, Jeffrey Gaylord, Stephen Gaylord, William Russell, Brandi Russell, Tessa Payne Miller, Eric Lee Payne and Danielle Brown; and six great-grandchildren: Connor Brien, Sophie Brien, Rose Brien, Tyler LaDue, Jasmine Payne and Lynnea Payne. Out-of-state guests attended from North Carolina, Virginia and Ohio.
Winterberger and the former Dorothy O'Connor were married Oct. 11, 1945, in Dunkirk, N.Y. Mrs. Winterberger wore the original wedding gown of her sister, Elsie O'Connor Damon.
Winterberger attended Purdue University and retired from Kraft Foods in Dunkirk. Mrs. Winterberger attended Cassadaga High School and is a homemaker.
MR. AND MRS. ROBERT WINTERBERGER