An Open House 80th birthday celebration will be held in honor of Nancy Hontz from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at Patterson Grove Boarding Hall, Broadway Road, Shickshinny. Hontz was an art teacher in area schools for many years and continues to paint as a hobby. Among her other interests are gardening and caring for her cats. She is an active member of Muhlenburg United Methodist Church. Friends and family are invited to share in this event honoring a very special lady. For more information, contact Cheryl Whitesell at 570-690-1105.
Cayden Lyons/Hoover, son of Jennifer Hoover and Anthony Lyons, of Kingston, is celebrating his second birthday today, May 8. He is the grandson of John and Beverly Hoover, of Kingston; and Barb and Merve Lord, of Edwardsville. He is the great-grandson of of Ruth Hoover, of Plains Township; the late Robert William Ricker and Audry Ricker, of Luzerne; Shirley Minckler, of Luzerne; Chuck Minckler, of Hanover Township; Margaret and Leo Lyons, of Wilkes-Barre. Cayden has a brother Jacob Fember, of Kingston.
Colin Samuel Behum, son of Matthew and Sharon Behum, of Severn, Md., is celebrating his second birthday today, April 8, 2018. Colin is the grandson of Monica Behum, of Beech Mountain Lakes in Drums, and the late Edward Behum. Colin has a sister, Hannah, 3, and two brothers, Evan, 7, and Ryan, 2 months.
Caroline Frances Pulliam, daughter of Maureen and Jay Pulliam, Charlotte, N.C., is celebrating her 16th birthday today, Dec. 30. Caroline is the granddaughter of J.C. and Janice Pulliam of Burlington, N.C., and Dan and Irene Wisnieski of Shavertown. Caroline has a brother, Benjamin, 14.
Adalee Violet Crop will celebrate her fifth birthday Jan. 1. She is the daughter of Jamie Crop, granddaughter of Mary Lee and Frank Conway, Larry Crop and Patti Smith. She is the great-granddaughter of Sam and Genny Cilla.
Silas Joel Mooney is celebrating his second birthday today, Nov. 28. He is the son of Justin Mooney, of Hanover Twp., and Alyssa Wynn, of Wilkes-Barre. He is the grandson of Sheila Mooney-Wallen and Doug Wallen, of Hanover Twp.; Bob Sprau and the late Michelle Sprau, of Harveys Lake. He is the great-grandson of Joe and Barbara Muscovitch, of Hanover Twp.; Tom and Janice Wynn, of Wilkes-Barre; Bob Sr, and Judith Sprau, of Harveys Lake.
Giovanna Gloria “GiGi” Ceruti, daughter of Matthew and Kristie Ceruti, of Old Forge, is celebrating her seventh birthday today, Nov. 28. She is the granddaughter of Mac Grier, of Hazleton; and the late Gloria Grier and Michael and Kathleen Ceruti, of Owego, N.Y. GiGi attends first grade at Wyoming Seminary Lower School, Forty Fort.
Brandon Riley Longfoot, son of Michael and Kimmy Longfoot, Courtdale, is celebrating his 11th birthday on Nov. 6. Brandon is the great-grandson of Theresa Riley, Wilkes-Barre, and the grandson of David and Maureen Longfoot, Kingston, and William and Christine O’Donnell, Swoyersville. Brandon is also blessed with wonderful godparents, Kristyn Olander, Pittston, and Matthew Longfoot, Plymouth. Brandon has three brothers, David Michael, 12, Joshua Vincent, 5 and Gavin Taylor, 3, and two sisters, Keleigh Adryiene, 7, and Nikayla Heatherlyn, 2.
Lauren Grace Reich celebrated her fifth birthday Oct. 30. She is the daughter of Wanda and Michael Reich, of Drums. Grandparents are Joe and Maryann Reich, of Hazle Township, and William and Beverly Bacher, of Drums.
Nikayla Heatherlyn Longfoot, daughter of Michael and Kimmy Longfoot, of Courtdale, is celebrating her second birthday today, Sept. 21. She is the great-granddaughter of Theresa Riley, Wilkes-Barre; and the granddaughter of David and Maureen Longfoot, Kingston; and William and Christine O’Donnell, Swoyersville. Nikayla has four brothers, David Michael, 12; Brandon Riley, 10; Joshua Vincent, 4; and Gavin Taylor, ;, and one sister, Keleigh Adryiene, 7.
Addison Rose Davis, daughter of Curt and Julie Davis, of Hunlock Creek, is celebrating her ninth birthday today, Sept. 21. Addison is the granddaughter of Richard and Nola Davis, of Hunlock Creek; and Mark and Rita Vohar, of Shavertown.