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Anniversaries

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 ...

Gustafson

Wayne and Cheryl Gustafson of Lakewood, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 27, 2019. They have three children: Paul (Jamie) Gustafson of Lakewood, N.Y., Kristin (Shawn) Fileger of Jamestown, N.Y., and Andrea (Cameron Christiansen) Lawrence of Holly Springs, N.C. They also ...

Padd

Ronald and Gloria Padd of Lakewood,N.Y., celebrated their 50th anniversary over Labor Day weekend with a renewal of their wedding vows at Sacred Heart Church, a family dinner at Olive Garden, and the following day their children hosted a surprise party at the home of their son in Bemus Point. ...

Lane

Donald and Deborah Lane of Sinclairville, N.Y., will celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Aug. 5, 2019. They have three children: Scott (Pam) Lane of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Leanne (Scott) Adolf of St. Augustine, Fla., and Michelle (Jeffrey) Martin of Silver Creek, N.Y. They also have ...

Obert

Frederick and Catherine Obert of Sinclairville, N.Y., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2019, with a family dinner and on July 4, 2019, at a picnic in Cassadaga, N.Y. The celebration was hosted by their children: Lisa ( Dr. Rodney) Waite of Cassadaga, N.Y., Natalie (John) ...

Nelson

Todd and Donna Nelson of Lake Royale, N.C., formerly of Jamestown, N.Y., celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary with a trip to the Florida Keys and the Outer Banks, North Carolina. Nelson and the former Donna Phillips were married June 8, 1974 in Kidder Memorial Church. They are the ...

American Spirit

MAYVILLE — There are various ways to show American spirit. On the Fourth of July, simply showing up, typically dressed in red, white and blue, is the most common method. Two hundred years after 13 colonies declared independence, the efforts of the U.S. founding fathers are still ...

MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM LARSON

William and Carol Larson of West Ellicott, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 4, 2019 with a family dinner at Gially’s, Jamestown, N.Y. The dinner was hosted by their children: Sandy (Tom) Calalesina, Marsha (Scott) Forsberg, Rick (Dawn) Larson and Karen (Andy) Coccagnia. They ...

MR. AND MRS. PAUL H. LINDQUIST

Paul H. and MaryAnn Lindquist of Lakewood, N.Y., and New Smyrna Beach, Fla., celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 13, 2019, with a family dinner and June 15, 2019, with a family cook-out at Viking Lake Campground on Chautauqua Lake. The celebration was hosted by their children: ...