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Anniversaries

Mr. And Mrs. Steve Johnson

Steve and Judy Johnson of Jamestown, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 25, 2020. They are the parents of two elderly felines: Charlie and Emily. Johnson and the former Judy Thorp were married Sept. 25, 1970, in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Jamestown, N.Y. Johnson ...

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Taylor

Charles and Anna Taylor clebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 19, 2020. They are parents of five children. They were married Sept. 19, 1970 in Calvary Baptist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Cosmo DeMaio

Cosmo and Ethel DeMaio of Jamestown celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at a family gathering. The DeMaios were married on July 22, 1950. Cosmo retired from MRC SKF in 1995 and from Home Depot in 2017. Ethel was employed at the former Davis Drug Store for 40 years. They have two ...

MR. AND MRS. ROBERT SEARLE WADE

Robert Searle and Marion West Wade of Randolph celebrate 70th wedding anniversary. They are the parents of three sons: William Lewis (Deborah), Rodney John (Catherine) of Stilwell, Kansas and Kevin Robert (Kristie) of East Chatham. They have five grandchildren: Matthew, Marshall (Kelli), ...

Mr. and Mrs. Van Volkenburg

Jim and Rose Van Volkenburg of Sherman, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 4, 2020. at their children’s property on Warner Road, Sherman, with a small gathering of family and friends. They have two children: Amy (Russell) Hayes and Andrew (Andrea) Van Volkenburg. ...

Mr. and Mrs. Van Volkenburg

Jim and Rose Van Volkenburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at their children’s property on Warner Road, Sherman, with a small gathering of family and friends. They were married on July 4, 1970 at the Sherman Community Church and have always resided in ...

Mr. And Mrs. Spitale

George and Mary (Nelson) Spitale celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 18. They were married on July 18, 1970, at First Covenant Church in Jamestown. They celebrated with a family dinner and a greeting card shower from numerous family and friends. George retired from the ...

Mr. And Mrs. LeRoy

Roger and Dorothea LeRoy of Blairsville, Ga., celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on August 6, 2020. They were married in Zweibrucken, Germany, while Mr. LeRoy was serving with the U.S. Army Replacement Company. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy are both originally from Chautauqua County. They ...

MR. AND MRS. GREG TOBIAS

Greg and April Tobias are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. Both attended schools in central Pennsylvania and were married in Greenville, Pa. The couple moved to Jamestown in 1970 and have lived here since. They have two children, five grandchildren and two ...

MR. AND MRS. PAUL COOLEY

Paul and Martha Cooley of Gerry, N.Y. were recently honored on the occasion of their 65th wedding anniversary with a drive-by parade that included the Gerry Fire Department equipment and approximately 25 automobiles filled with area friends. The Cooleys, who were childhood sweethearts, were ...

MR. AND MRS. SMITH

The COVID-19 pandemic did not stop Tom and Beverly Smith from celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on June 14 from their front lawn. A parade of 48 cars, bikes and tractors, led by the Panama Fire Company, surprised the Smiths with honking horns and posters as they drove through the ...

MR. AND MRS. TODD BRIGGS

Todd and Patty Briggs celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in January with an overnight stay at the Harbor Hotel in Celeron N.Y., and on June 6, 2020, with a tailgate style with take out dinner at Bemus Point Golf Course. They have three children: Carrie (Brad) of Madison, N.J., Chrissy ...

Mr. And Mrs. James Burnett

James and Shirley Burnett of Mayville, N.Y. will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary later this year once the Coronavirus concerns have subsided. They are the parents of James Burnett (Kimberly Newton) of Mayville, N.Y., and Robert Burnett (Karen) of Spencerport, N.Y. They have three ...

MR. AND MRS. LOREN PARKER

Loren L. and Gloria W. Parker will celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary at Davidson’s Restaurant, as soon as the Coronavirus Pandemic is over. They are the parents of Eileen (Tom) Peterson and Andrea (Mark) LeRoy. They have four grandchildren: Melissa and Shannon McGrath and Collin and ...

Mr. And Mrs. Jack Southern

Jack ‘‘Walleye Jack’’ and Wanda Southern of Brookdale in Lakewood, N.Y., formerly of Illinois, Bemus Point, N.Y., and Winter Haven, Fla., will celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary on March 16, 2020. They are the parents of Rodney (Mary Ann) Southern of Lakewood, N.Y., Robyn (Tony) ...

Cummings

William and Lois (Rathburn) Cummings of Clearfield, Utah, formerly of Sherman and Mayville, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 8, 2020, with an open house. The celebration was hosted by their children: Brenda (Ken) Warnshuis, Wanda (Don) Latimer and Lyle (Michelle) ...

Mr. And Mrs. Timothy Town

Timothy and Brenda Town of Tahlequah, Okla., formerly of Jamestown, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Feb. 7, 2020 with family. They have sons: Timothy James (Tiffany) Town of Muskogee, Okla., and Todd Michael (Roseanne) Town of Harvest, Ala. They also have eight grandchildren: ...

Anderson

Dale and Deanna Anderson of Ashville, N.Y., will celebrate their 25th wedding on Nov. 19, 2019. They were married Nov. 19, 2019, in Celoron, N.Y. The Honorable Judge Jackson performed the ceremony. Anderson is retired from MRC/SKF. Mrs. Anderson is retired GierstonTools.

Mr. And Mrs. John Salvaggio

John and Betty Salvaggio of Jamestown, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 5, 2019, with a family gathering and dinner, at their home. They are the parents of Dominic (Kristie P.), John (Mary Jo) and Charles ‘‘Chuck’’ Salvaggio. They also have three grandchildren: ...

Horner

Terrance and Kathleen Horner of Jamestown, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Alaska. They are the parents of Terrance N. Horner Jr. (Ian Foss) of Washington, D.C., David C. (Kristie) Horner of Hookstown, Pa., and Michelle (John) Macris of Westport, Conn. They are ...