Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Berlot Sr. will celebrate their 61st wedding anniversary on May 4. The couple was married at St. Francis Roman Catholic Church in Nanticoke by the Rev. John Bell on May 4, 1957.
Alvin is the son of the late Joseph and Josephine Berlot, of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre. He retired as a painting and wallpaper contractor, and an employee of CertainTeed, Mountain Top.
Alma is the daughter of Edward John Slavadore and Elizabeth Salvadore. She retired recently as a nurse specializing in Alzheimer’s disease and mentally challenged children and adults.
The couple is blessed with four children, Dr. Alvin Joseph Berlot Jr., wife sally and daughters Ashley and Erica; Attorney Melissa McCafferty, a defense lawyer in Philadelphia, husband Brian and son Cole; Gina Bunchalk, husband Richard and daughters Brianna and Lauren; and daughter Madonna Trombetta and son Samuel, deceased.
A surprise 61st anniversary was seeing granddaughter Ashley Berlot, student ambassador coordinator for Binghamton University, presiding over remarks for the Admission Center, and later, a wonderful dinner.