Class Reunion Notices

Central Catholic High School

Class of 1969, has scheduled reunions for 2018 and 2019. Former classmates will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 at Grotto Pizza Harveys Lake to celebrate the 49th anniversary of the class’ graduation. The cost is $15 per person. Checks should be made payable to Kathy Kross and sent to Kathy (Friar) Kross, 404 Highland Court, Wexford, PA 15090. For additional information, email Kathy at [email protected] Additionally, the class is planning its 50th reunion for 2019. Contact information is needed for the following classmates: Kathy A. Fisher (Rally), Mary Ann Kale, Rosalyn A. Kohne (Ostrowski), 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 1958, will hold its 60th class reunion on Sept. 16 from 6 to 10 p.m. at A Touch of Class (formerly Golden Palace), 228 George Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Cost is $40 per person and reservations/payments are due by Aug. 22 and may be made to Rose Marlene Dick, 93 Dick Dr., West Wyoming PA 18644. The reunion committee is seeking addresses for these classmates: Robert Gloman, William Ackerman, Daniel Hergert, Donald Kenzakoski, Arthur Brown, Edward Filipkowski, Charles Arnone, James Corrigan, Paul Gibbons, Edward Langdon, Philip Lawler, Wayne Lynn, Joseph McDermott, Edward Pedana, Larry Pudloski, Stephen Serniak, Matthew Spittel, Carolyn Carle Butry, Joan Anushko Schlisinger, Barbara Butry Berberio, Marie Danilack Turri, Judy Farrell Dick, Alberta Kelly Knapick, Nancy Krahel Zavada, Jean Flynn Opolski, Mary Alice Kane, Rosalie Picchetti Benish, Rose Mary Malesky Stanko, Ann McHugh Yale, Florence Verbitski Herbert, Rita Woznicki Toole, Elizabeth Zapotowski Williams, Charlotte Wascinda Price. Anyone with information on any of these classmates can leave a message at 570-779-4437.

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 1965, will gather for happy hour at 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at Patte’s Sports Bar, West Hollenback St., Wilkes-Barre. Classmates are invited to bring family and friends to celebrate 53 years since graduation. No upfront charge; pay as you go. For information on the class of ‘65 and classmates, visit the Facebook page 50th Reunion of Coughlin High School. Email contact: Nikki at [email protected]

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. Reservations are needed by Aug. 4.

Dallas High School

Class of 1968, will hold a 50th Class Reunion Sept. 7 and 8. Classmaters will mingle at Grotta Pizza Harveys Lake’s Grand Slam Deck from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 7. The reunion evening will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 8 at Irem Country Club. The evening will feature a buffet dinner with a cash bar, and a class picture will be taken. The cost for the Saturday gathering is $49 per person and is payable to Charlotte Farley Gelb. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 15. Several teachers have been invited to Irem on Sept. 8, and a golf outing is possible for Sept. 7. A 50th reunion booklet is being compiled, and classmates are encouraged to submit a page to be included to [email protected] For more information, visit the Facebook page, Dallas High School Class of 1968, or the Dallas High School Alumni website.

GAR Memorial High School

Classes of 1950 and 1951, will meet for a luncheon Aug. 22 at the Lakeside Skillet, 279 Lakeside Road, Harveys Lake. All classmates, spouses and friends are invited. Call Marilyn at 570-288-3102 for reservations.

Class of 1952, will hold its monthly luncheon at 1 p.m. July 31 at Pasquale’s Restaurant, Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Township. All graduates, spouses and friends are invited.

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 Aug. 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.

Class of 1963, will hold its 55th Class Reunion on Sept. 22 at the PAV, 2 Oak Street, Plains Township from 3 to 9 p.m. $25 per person includes a catered buffet and drinks. Classmates wishing to attend can contact George by Aug. 30 at 570-237-6925 or message the class Facebook page for any questions.

Lake-Lehman High School

Class of 1978, along with those classmates who went to West Side Area Vocational/Technical School, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Grotto Harveys Lake to plan their 40th class reunion. All are welcome. The committee is seeking the following classmates: Deborah Eslick, Ted Smith and Bill Wolfe. Class members are asked to send their names (maiden names), address, phone number, email address and any questions to [email protected]

Meyers High School

Class of 1963, 55th reunion committee is seeking contact information for the classmates listed below. If you know the contact information for any of the listed classmates, please call Paul Shovlin at 654-2847 or email him at [email protected]: Vivian Blakely, Heidi Coutinho, William Cunningham, Dorothy Davis, Martin Davis, Theodore Fink, Jeffrey Heller, Deanna Johnson Tomolonis, Harry Miller, Fred Monseur, Marion Roche Hilleary, Bonnie Sliker Krauss, Judith Smith Fugok, Joyce Utter.

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 1966, will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. July 26 at Costello’s Pizza and Restaurant, 67 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. No reservations are required. On July 21, the class will again celebrate Weekend at Waiter’s. Overnight reservations are required. On Aug. 11, the 70th birthday bash will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Reservation deadline is July 21 for the birthday bash. The class Christmas party will be held Dec. 7 at St. Faustina’s Hall in Nanticoke.

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 570-417-6117 or Carol Roberts Yeager at 570-735-2106.


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.

Pittston Area

Class of 1968, will hold its 50th class reunion on Sept. 1 at Fox Hill Country Club. Classmates are asked to save the date. Post cards and invitations have been mailed. If you have not received either communication and wish to attend, please contact the committee via email at [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 committee 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 1961, will meet at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at Norm’s Pizza & Eatery, 275 N. Sherman St., Wilkes-Barre. All classmates and friends are invited. For information, contact Barbara S. at 570-823-0045 or Michael Salerno at 570-262-2894.

Class of 1966, will hold its 70th Birthday Celebration 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. Anyone interested is welcome.

West Hazleton — All alumni, teachers and students of the former West Hazleton High School are invited to gather for the annual Wildcat Roundup at noon Aug. 25 at the Faith United Church of Christ Hall, 21 Faith Drive, Hazleton (across from Walmart on the Airport Beltway). There is a $28 charge for buffets at noon and 5 p.m. Registration is required by Aug. 15. For information and reservations, contact Roundup committee chairman Robert Hildebrand at 570-788-2515 or Bernie Antolick at 570-455-2413.

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 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 [email protected]