William and Lucille Loyack, Exeter, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. A Mass was held at St. Anthony’s Church of the St. Barbara’s Parish, Exeter, by the Rev. Phillip Massetti, followed by a cocktail and dinner reception given by their children at the Fox Hill Country Club.
They were married in Holy Rosary Italian Church on Apr. 27, 1963, by the late Rev. Anthony Noviello, the late Rev. Andrew Porro and the Rev. Constantine Siconolfi.
Attendants were Jane Puleri Gritman and Joseph Gregor. Bridesmaids were Lucille Chiampi Morgan, Diane Loyack Ambrose, Helen Alansky, Jeanne Walter Gagliardi, Kathy Nichols Shelton, and junior bridesmaid, Ann Marie Bolin Lawrence. Flower girl was Andrea Mauriello.
Ushers were Patrick Gagliardi, Carmen Mauriello, Charles Gagliardi, Anthony Petrucci and Chester Faleski. Junior usher was Carmen Bolin.
Lucille is the daughter of the late Patrick J. and Rose J. Pannella Gagliardi, Wilkes-Barre.
William is the son of the late William J. and Helen C. Litman Loyack, Wyoming.
They have been blessed with two children, son William P. Loyack, Wilkes-Barre, and daughter Patricia Ann Loyack, Philadelphia.