Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Liberaski Sr. celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Liberaski Sr., Mountain Top, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 8, surrounded by friends and family at a party at King’s Restaurant, Mountain Top. They were married July 8, 1967 at St. Joseph’s Monastery, Wilkes-Barre Township. The groom’s cousin, the late Rev. James Boyle, officiated.

Matron of honor was Barbara Kwotchko Ambrose, cousin of the bride. Best man was Frank Bonner, cousin of the groom.

A reception was held at the Silver Queen Restaurant.

Mrs. Liberaski is the former Dorothy Prutzman, daughter of the late Patrick and Elizabeth Basham Prutzman. She retired from Nationwide Insurance, working with John Saraka and Joe Valenta.

Mr. Liberaski is the son of the late Theodore and Kathleen Bonner Liberaski. He was a member of the Ironworkers Union, Local Number 489, and is retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, SCI Dallas.

They have two children: Patrick Jr. and his wife Jill, Orlando, Florida, and Christine Kroznuski, Blue Bell. They are the loving grandparents of three granddaughters: Emily Liberaski and Ellie and Cate Kroznuski.