Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Grabiec celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

October 15th, 2017 6:00 am

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Grabiec, of Wilkes-Barre, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 29. They were united in marriage at St. Therese’s Church, Old River Road, Wilkes-Barre, by Rev. William J. Wheeler. Matron of honor was Mrs. Barbara Shuba and best man was Robert Grabiec. Kathy is the daughter of the late Dr. John and Kathleen Caffrey, of Wilkes-Barre. Joseph is the son of the late Joseph T. and Elizabeth Grabiec, of Oneida, N.Y. The couple is blessed with three wonderful children, Lauri Mencken, wife of Thomas, Plymouth Meeting; Kristen, Eugene, Ore.; and Joseph, Dallas. They are also blessed with four talented and loving grandchildren, Gillian, Miranda, Jeffrey and Onyx. The couple celebrated with a surprise anniversary party arranged by their children, attended by loving family and friends around the pool, at the home of Gigi and Jack Wolensky, sister and brother-in-law of the bride, Trucksville. It was a day filled with many heart-warming memories and surprises. photo photo