Class Reunion Notices

Bishop O’Reilly High School

Class of 1978, will hold its 40th reunion on July 14 at Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church Pavilion, 401 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. A cost of $40 per person includes lunch, dinner, snacks, water and soda. BOYB. Guests are welcome. Also includes are games, prizes and music. Payment and reservations are due by July 1. Checks are to be made payable to Bishop Hoban Class of 1978 and sent to Darrell Zavislak, 60 Old Tavern Road, Hunlock Creek. For more information, visit the class Facebook page: Bishop Hoban High School Class of 1978.

Central Catholic High School

Class of 1969, is planning its 50th reunion. Contact information is needed for the following classmates: Kathy A. Fisher (Rally), Dolores M. Gober (Carr), Michael W. Handley, Paul O. Hoffman, Mary Ann Kale, Susan V. Klekota (Haase), Rosalyn A. Kohne (Ostrowski), James C. Matusek, Lorraine A. Mesaros (Kanasky), Peggy M. Riley (Shocklee), Martha M. Sakevich (Taylor), Susan M. Stash (Miller). Contact information should be emailed to [email protected] The reunion committee requests updates of names, mailing addresses and email addresses. The reunion will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 17, 2019, at Wildflowers Restaurant & Patio, Holiday Inn, Wilkes-Barre (formerly East Mountain Inn).

Class of 1973, will hold its 45th Class Reunion from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 4 at 3 Guys Pavilion, Edwardsville. $50 per person. Send check by July 21 to CCHS ‘73 c/o Jerry Novak, 383 Wyoming Ave., Suite 200, Kingston, PA 18704-3637. Check acts as RSVP. Info: Message class on Facebook page: Central Catholic High School Class of 73 or email at [email protected] All classmates and their guests are invited.

Coughlin High school

Class of 1959, will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 23 at Keeley’s Alehouse and Grill, 199 Division St., Kingston. All class members and spouses are invited to attend.

Class of 1966, is planning a 70th Birthday Bash for Sept. 8 at the Wyoming Lodge, 821 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. $20 per person includes catered buffet and drinks. Classmates wishing to attend may contact the following before Aug. 25: Call or text Joe Christopher at 570-706-1499 or email [email protected]; Marie Dorrance Hartz at 570-574-5744 or email [email protected]; Facebook @Coughlin66.

Class of 1967, is planning a 70th Birthday Celebration for Oct. 12, 2019, at Touch of Class. Classmates are asked to mark their calendars and watch for future updates.

Class of 1968, will gather for their 50th reunion on July 27 at Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estates, Dallas. Register with Facebook: Coughlin High School Class of 1968, or contact Beth Roche Ward at [email protected] or 803-708-2979.

Class of 1974, will hold a 62nd Social Security Celebration from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 15 at Three Guys in Edwardsville. The cost is $20 per person and includes pizza, wings, stromboli, soda and coffee. A DJ will entertain. Cash bar will be available. Send checks payable to CHS class of 1974 to Mollie Riley, 7 Elm St., Edwardsville, PA, 18704.

Class of 1988, will hold a 30th reunion celebration on July 14 at the Apple Tree Terrace, Newberry Estates, Dallas. Dress is casual. Tickets cost $45 per person until June 15, after which they’ll cost $50 until June 30. For information visit the class Facebook page @Coughlin1988 or email Kellie Knesis [email protected]

Dallas High School

Class of 1993, will gather for its 25th reunion at 6:30 p.m. July 14 at Grotto Harveys Lake. The cost is $25 per person at the door or $15 in advance. Call Harry at 570-239-4067 with questions.

GAR Memorial High School

Class of 1958, will hold its 60th reunion on Sept. 9. Call Bob Evans at 570-823-3030 with information on the following classmates: Ella Anderson, Eliozabeth Armbruster Fenusian, Jean Crawford Ruggere, Loraine Daniels Lukas, Flo Gallgher Bischaf, Henry Harris, Richard Hutnick, Marlene Masi Eckert, David Meier, Patsy Nagle Riscoff, Beverly Pavilonis, JoAnn Petchuk, Thomas Pilcavage, Helen Ptashinski Lucas, Marion Simpson Calakos, Edith Sutton, Joe Schmidt and Romayne Umphred.

Class of 1988, will hold a 30th reunion celebration Oct. 13 at Mag’s Halftime Pub & Eatery in Wilkes-Barre. Dinner costs $20, and the evening features a cash bar. Contact [email protected] for information.

Hanover Area High School

Class of 1968, is in the process of planning a mixer. Classmates who would like to help with planning or those interested in attending, should email contact confirmation to [email protected]

Kingston High School,

Class of 1956, has planned an 80th Birthday Bash celebration to be held August 29, 30, and 31. The celebration will start at 6 p.m. Aug. 29, at the Victory Pig, Wyoming, for pizza and a car show. There will be a meet-and-greet on the evening of Aug. 30 at Keeleys Pavilion (formerly Piledgies on Division St., Kingston). On Aug. 31, from 5 to 9 p.m. dinner will be at the Appletree Terrace at Newberry Estates, Dallas, at a cost of $40 per person; cash bar only. Contact Warren Rosengrant (570-287-7978) or Bruce Miles (570-519-0378) for more information.

Kingston Central Catholic High School

Class of 1968, will hold a 50th class reunion from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. on July 21 at Appletree Terrace in Dallas. All classmates are welcome. The committee needs contact information for several class members. If class members have not been contacted or know of fellow class members who have not been contact, call John Gildea at 570-287-0168 or Patty Kondrak Kopec at 570-709-7203.

Meyers High School

Class of 1961, will hold its monthly luncheon from 1 to 3 p.m. July 17 at Lakeside Skillet, 3075 Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake. For more information, call Lakeside Skillet at 570-639-3500.

Class of 1962, will meet for lunch at Leggio’s, Route 315, Wilkes-Barre, on the third Saturday of each month from now until at least October.

Class of 1969, will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 12 the Riverside Cafe on Old River Road in Wilkes-Barre to continue plans for their 50th reunion. For information, email Tom Van Why at [email protected] or call Tom at 570-466-1069 or Jim at 570-823-3851. All class members are invited.

Class of 1973, will hold its 45th reunion from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 8 at III Guys in Edwardsville. The evening costs $30 per person and includes food and beer. The class is dedicating the reunion to friend and Meyers alumna Maureen Blihar Piekara, who lost a battle with pancreatic cancer last year. All leftover money will be donated to pancreatic cancer research. Make payments to Meyers Class of 1973 and mail to 12 Avon St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-7802. Deadline is July 31.

Class of 1988, will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 18 in the back room of Rodano’s, 53 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Additional information to follow. Info: EL Meyers Class of 1988 Facebook page

Nanticoke High School

Class of 1953, will hold a 65th reunion at 1 p.m. Aug. 11 at R and D Memories in Hanover Township. Guests are welcome. Mass at St. Faustina Parish, Nanticoke, will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 5. For more information, call 570-735-3670.

Class of 1961, will hold its yearly gathering and 75th birthday celebration at 1 p.m. July 15 at the home of Billy and Anna James, who reside in Jim Thorpe.

Class of 1967, will hold a summer party from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at the home of Carol Roberts Yeager. $20 per person includes food, soda and water. The event is BYOB. Make checks payable to Nanticoke Class of 67. Send reservations/payment to Allen Blackwell, 36 Franklin St., Edwardsville, PA 18704 by July 17. Info: Allen Blackwell at 570-288-2740 or Carol Roberts Yeager at 570-735-2106.

Nanticoke/Newport

Class of 1969, will hold its 50th class reunion on July 13, 2019. If anyone has moved or knows of someone who had, call 570-735-4693 with the new address. All classmates are urged to attend.

Class of 1966, will hold its 70th Classmate Birthday Bash on Aug. 11.

Nesbitt Memorial Hospital Nurses Alumni

Are planning an all-classes reunion to be held on Sept. 16 at Irem Country Club. Save the date. The committee would appreciate recent addresses you may have for your former classmates, especially for the early ’50s and ’60s. Please call Sue at 570-288-6371 or Mary at 570-693-2483.

Newport Township High School

Class of 1963, will celebrate its 55th class reunion on Sept. 29 at the R-Bar and Grill in Newport Township. Addresses or email addresses are needed for Leon Bohinski, Mary Ann (Rinehimer) Harter and Charles Zemski. Call Lucille at 570-823-1755 with information.

Northeast High School

Class of 1966, will hold a 70th birthday mixer at 1 p.m. July 15 at the Red Mill, 340 S. Main St., Pittston. The event includes a cash bar, a light menu selection and entertainment at 2 p.m. RSVP to 570-696-3523 or [email protected]

Pittston High School

Class of 1953, will celebrate its 65th class reunion at 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at The Cafe on Route 315 in Plains Township. Cost is $40 per person with a cash bar. For more information, contact Mary Leonard.

Class of 1960, will celebrate its 58th Class Reunion from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Jenkins Firehouse, 2 Second St., Pittston.

Pittston Township

All-Class Reunion Committee, will hold a reunion from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 1 in the Anthony (Tony) Attardo Municipal Park on Bryden Street in Pittston Township. The reunion is open to anyone who attended the Pittston Township schools or who lives in Pittston Township. Information can be obtained from comiittee members Connie Toole (570-655-3681), Ida Lafratte (570-654-3209), Ruth Ann Dominick (570-655-1870), Carol Casciani (570-654-7735), Rose LaBrutto (570-654-8030), Rosaria Aita (570-655-3495), Elizabeth Cosgrove (570-654-0955), Charles Valenti (570-655-2162), Frances Marrinetti Price (570-589-1104), Josephine Nesgota (570-655-0765), Jean McCracken (570-693-4655), Frances Musto (570-655-5076), Anita Panzetta (570-654-3426), Barbara Granaham (570-654-6452) and Joe Sperrazza (570-654-2081).

Plains Memorial High School

Class of 1966, will hold a 70th Birthday Celebration, which will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 29 at Parsons Family Restaurant. For more information, contact Bev Condo at 570-609-5444. Reservations can be made for $30 per person. The class needs information on classmates Madelyn Zakeravich and Joseph Krakowski. Anyone interested is welcome.

Plymouth High School

Class of 1958, will hold a quarterly dinner meeting at the Anthracite Cafe, 804 Scott St., Parsons (Wilkes-Barre) at 5 p.m. July 20. Classmates planning to attend should make a reservation with Dorothy Wylie Acornley no later than July 16 by calling 570-954-7095 or by email at [email protected]

Class of 1966, will hold a class picnic from 2 to 8 p.m. July 21 at the Larksville American Legion Grove on State Street. A cost of $25 per person includes a complete three-meat dinner, dessert, beer, soda and water. American Legion members may purchase their own drinks from the bar. BYOBs are permitted but must be dispensed by the bartender. Send check or money order payable to Helen Kibildis, 137 W. Poplar St., Plymouth, PA, 18651 by July 1. For information, contact Helen at 570-779-2429 or via email at [email protected]

Wyoming Area High School

Class of 1968, will hold its 50th class reunion from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Wyoming Hose Co. #2 on Third Street in Wyoming. For more information, visit the class’s Facebook page, WAHS Class Of 1968, or email Penny Sorosky Jurchak at [email protected] or Frank Casarella at [email protected]

Class of 1973, will hold its 45 anniversary reunion from 3 to 8 p.m. July 21 at Cooper’s Cabana, Kenny Boulevard, Pittston. Cost is $50 per person payable by July 7 to WAHS Class of ‘73, c/o Dotty Martin, 1114 Murray St., Forty Fort, PA 18704. Anyone with information on the following classmates is asked to email [email protected]: Sheree Backman, Cleta Barber, Elizabeth Barulis, Mary Ellen Boos, John Brogan, Robert Butwin, Nancy Cairl, Mary Collins, Susan Danko, Rosemarie Grabosky, Kathleen Guddy, Mary Grace Fino, Kevin Jones, Eugene Kelly, Susan Kelly, Richard Kelly, Leonard Kuchinskas, Mary Agnes Lanzone, Mary Agnes Mantione, Barbara Mears, Michael Owens, Deborah Pacovsky, Ann Marie Price, Jane Rogers, George Rooney, Ann Scoble, Virginia Snyder, Josephine Territo, Gary Zavara, Edward Zera.

Class of 1978, will gather for their 40th reunion on Sept. 2, at The Checkerboard Inn Pavilion, Kingston Township. Please register with Facebook: Wyoming Area Class of 1978, or email [email protected] to stay up to date on all reunion activities.

White Haven High School

All classes, will meet for a luncheon at 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at Mountain Laurel Golf Club, 100 Mountain Laurel Drive (off of Route 534), White Haven. Reservations can be made with Leslie at 570-956-8434.

Parrish Street Pool/Hart Theater Gang, will hold its ninth reunion from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Catholic War Vets Pavilion in Ashley. BYO food and beverages. T-shirts will be for sale. Baskets will be raffled off. Questions: Daffy at 570-466-1069 or Cathy Capristo Scocozzo at cathgosh[email protected]