Tino and Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Turco celebrate 50th anniversary


Tino and Elizabeth “Betty” Turco, of Laflin, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 15.

The couple was married on June 15, 1968, at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Exeter, by the late Rev. Enrico Giovetti. A reception at the Mayfair Supper Club and honeymoon to Hawaii followed.

Mrs. Turco, RN, BSN, is retired. She was the school nurse at Pittston Area High School from 1990 to 2012. Mr. Turco, also retired, spent his 35-year career in education with the Pittston Area School District, where he was middle school principal..

The Turcos have three children, Michele, of Laflin; Michael, of Philadelphia; and Tina, of Fallston, Md. They have three grandchildren, Lennon, 7; Jace, 5; and Juliet, 3.

A surprise party with family and close friends was hosted by their children at Fox Hill Country Club.