Anthony and Dolores D’Elia, Pittston, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 31. A Mass of Thanksgiving was held at St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston, by Monsignor John Bendik, followed by a cocktail hour and dinner reception at Arcaro & Genell’s, Old Forge.
The couple was married in Holy Rosary Italian Church on Aug. 31, 1963, by the late Rev. Anthony Noviello.
Mrs. D’Elia is the daughter of the late Carmen and Filomena Nardone, Wilkes-Barre.
Mr. D’Elia is the son of the late Anthony and Mary D’Elia, Pittston.
Their marriage has been blessed with three sons, Anthony and his wife, Patti, Little Meadows; Michael and his wife, Mary Kay, Laflin; and John and his wife, Kate, South Abington Township.
They are the proud grandparents of Alec, Matthew, Abigail and Marissa D’Elia.