Robert and the Rev. Ann Marie Acacio, Swoyersville, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31. They were married Aug. 31, 1963, in Sacred Heart Church, Wilkes-Barre, by the late Rev. Emil P. Haladay.
Attendants were Mary Louise Langdon, Plains Township, and Judith Womelsdorf, Benton and Naples, Fla., sisters of the bride, and Barbara Jeanne Acacio, Atlantic City, N.J., sister of the groom. Groomsmen were the late Nicholas Acacio, brother of the groom, the late Robert Kopec, and the late James Haggerty.
Mr. Acacio is the son of the late Angelo and Anna Humanick Acacio. He is the owner of A&A Used Cars and Trucks, Plains Township.
Mrs. Acacio is the daughter of Anna M. Zumchak, Benton and Naples, Fla., and the late Stephen Zumchak. She is a retired Unity minister and owns S.M.A.R.T. Steps Coaching and Life Celebrations Today wedding ministry.
Bob and Ann Marie are the proud parents of Robert A. Acacio Jr., Exeter; Janine Leishear, Margate, N.J., Suzanne McClung, Clintonville, W.Va.; and the late Stephen Acacio.
They are blessed to have nine amazing grandchildren, Susan Kupstas, Ashley, Kristen Acacio, Busan, South Korea; Samantha and Robert Acacio, Exeter; Dominick Christiano, Swoyersville; Terence Acacio, West Wyoming; Joshua Acacio, Williamsburg, W,Va.; and Lantry and Kiana McClung, Clintonville, W.Va.
They also have two wonderful great-grandchildren, who light up their lives, Jianna and David Kupstas, Ashley.
Bob and Ann Marie will celebrate their golden anniversary at a dinner with family and friends on Sept. 1 at A Touch of Class Catering at the Golden Palace, hosted by their children.