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20 POTTSVILLE (PA.) REPUBLICAN FRIDAY. MAY 14. 1976 Couple Wed ''V'l, In Valley View I f. nix 'X Qh 1 r. Marian Louise Reitz of Valley View and David L.

Snyder of Orwigsburg were united in marriage April 24 in Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley View. Rev. Mr. Guy W. Grube performed the 4 p.m.

ceremony before an altar with vases of white gladiolas and baby's breath. The bride was given in marriage Jby her father. Parents of the couple are Dr. and Mrs. Melvin L.

Reitz arid Mr. and Mrs. William H. Snyder. Mrs.

Ward Becker of Shillington, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Emilie Snyder of Media, sister of the bride and Robin Dietrich of York were bridesmaids. Richard Snyder of Palmyra was best man for his twin brother. Ushers were David Reitz of Easton, brother of the bride, and Dr. Ward Becker of Shillington, brother-in-law of the bride.

The bride wore a silk organza gown fashioned with a sheer high neckline, long fitted sleeves and fitted waist that flared into a cathedral train. Venise lace appliques accented the collar, cuffs and skirt of the gown. Her floor length lace trimmed mantilla was attached to a camelot cap. She carried a cascade bouquet of marguerite daisies, white roses, stephanoitis and ivy. Her attendants wore blue floral gowns with V-necklines, short pouff sleeves, empire bodices and A-line skirts.

White lace accented the necklines, sleeves and trimmed the skirts. They wore matching blue picture hats and carried fireside baskets of blue miniature carnations, pink roses and yellow pompoms. After a reception in the ballroom of the Necho Allen Hotel, Pottsville, the couple went on a wedding trip to Williamsburg, Va. Mrs. Snyder is a graduate of Tri Valley High School and Central Pennsylvania Business College.

She is employed at the Amer-. ican Bank and Trust Company of Pottsville. Mr. Snyder is a graduate of Blue Mountain High School and Lehigh Comm'unity College in Allentown. He is employed at the American Bank and Trust Company in Pottsville.

SV, i 0. MRS. DAVID L. SNYDER 1 I jBes Of Garden Show Esther Russell (right) displays her fruit and flower arrangement that captured best of show honors in the Lewistown Valley Garden Club's annual show. Mrs.

Russell also placed first in the arrangement division. The other top winners in the show were (from left) Mabel Gerber, first place in specimens and Bertha Haberman, first place for house plants. The theme of the show was "Under the American Eagle' With the arrangements depicting such events as the landing of the pilgrims and the great melting pot. i Engagements Announced I Fisher Oertner Paul Iverson i 4 Area Club Notes Eagles Auxiliary Humane Auxiliary i i i I 88 1 1 Mr. and Mrs.

Willard Fisher of Lavelle announce the engagement of their daughter, Doris, to Conroy Oertner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Oertner of Tamaqua. Miss Fisher is a 1975 graduate of North Schuylkill High School. She is attending McCann School of Business.

Her fiance is a 1974 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and a 1976 graduate of McCann School of Business. He is employed at Scraf-fords Enterprises, as an accountant. An Aug. 21 wedding is planned. On Easter Sunday, Mr.

and Mrs. Harry L. Paul of Phoenix Park announced the engagement of their daughter, Sallie Lou, to Staff xSgtr Steven Iverson of Minersville, son of Colonel and Mrs. Harold E. Iverson of Sterling, Va.

MissPaul is a 1973 graduate of Minersville Area High School and of South Schuylkill AVTS in MarLin and a 1974 graduate of Empire Beauty School. She is employed by Rea and Derick Drugs, Inc. Her fiance is a 1970 graduate of James Madison High School in Vienna, Va. He. entered the U.S.

Armey in February, 1971 and was in Fort Bragg, N.C. for three and a' half years, where he served with the': 82nd airborne division. He is an Army recruited in Pottsville. A March, 1977 wedding is planned. i V.V I V.V V.V V.V V.V v.y v.v v.v iJ i -t 4Tf At a recent meeting of the Humane Fire Company Auxiliary of Pottsville, members voted not to participate in the Bicentennial Fair.

Plans were made for a covered dish mother-daughter banquet to be held 6:30 p.m.. May-17 at the fire house, i Entertainment will be provided by a magicfan. Louise Jacoby is in charge of table decorations. A bake and rummage sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 ", June 12 at the fire house.

All baked goods and rummage can be delivered to the fire house on or before June 11. Carrie Farldw can be contacted for pjck up of items for this sale. i SALLIE LOU PAUL DORIS FISHER Betty Wilcosky was -elected president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary of Pottsville at a recent meeting. Other officers include junior past president, Carolyn Helterbran; Mildred Lecher, vice president; Dorothy Lescavage, chaplain; Ruth Saylort secretary; Mary Lou Brumitt treasurer; Elanora Rilling, conductor and Betty Chescavage and Laura Hoy, trustees. Teresa Brumit was named inside guard and Laura Mae Fan was named outside guard.

Carolyn Helterbran was named auditor. Debbie was naired delinquent chairman. Installation will be held 3 May 23 at the Moose home. Edna Kuhl will be installing president, assisted by Betty Chescavage, installing conductor. A $3 donation will be asked for at the door to cover cost of the catered meal which will follow the installation, along with entertainment.

r': A donation was sent to the City of Hope and to the Rainbow Fire Company for aid in their emergency services. Salome Oakman, director, told members about the district meeting in Mahanoy City recently. Laura Farr received ah award for her new member. Mae Daniels showed members the medal she received at the Bicentennial Tea recently held at the Necho Allen Hotel. Members will sell baked goods and assorted items at a table during the Bicentennial Fair to be held in downtown Pottsville.

Member were asked to have their donations in by 12 noon. May 16. The following members are planning to attend the State Convention to be held June 10 through June 13, at Quality Inn in Carlisle: Carolyn Helterbran, Mildred Lecher Salome Oakman; Detty WUcoski, Ruth Saylor, Mary Lou Brumit, Laura Mae Farr, Dorothy Lescavage, Dorothy Frehafer and Elanora Rilling, alternate delegate. Alice Kishkoe was Initiated as per ritual and welcomed innnsMiiiMHttH 'SSS 1 Bridal Showers Held Minersville LCW Betty Gould -and Kathryn Naff in presented the program, "American at a recent covered-dish social of the Zion Lutheran Church Women, Minersville. i Blanche Papada gave the history of the "Star Spangled Banner," which was sung by the; group.

Lorraine Schneider spoke on the history and beliefs of Americans. Gloria Goodman explained the colors of the flag. Lois' Jefferson discussed the beauties of Americt and "America the Beautiful" was sung. Dorothy Kiefer gave the origin and making of the Flag. Esther Fenstermacher closed Jhe presentation with an account of the origin of the hymn, "Eternal Father, Strong to Save." Jean Jeffersbn told about "My Country Tis Of Thee" and both songs were sung.

Three new members were welcomed, Marge Hoenich, Peal Schneider and Ann Schwartz. The group formed'the "Zion Belles" in conjunction with the Liberty. Belles. Pins, proclamations and certificates were distributed to over 40 members. into the auxiliary.

Beth EUen Faust Beth Ellen Faust was honored at a surprise bridal shower May 2 at St. John United Church of Christ in Friedensburg. Miss Faust, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl F.

Faust of Pottsville, will be married to Michael C. Walters, son of Mrs. Raymond Bates and the late Elmer Walters of Shire-manstown, June 5. A yellow, green, and white color theme was used. Decorations included Holly Hobbie sprinkling cans filled with fresh cut yellow and white flowers and potted plants as favors.

A corsage was presented to Miss Faust by her attendants. Hostesses were members of the bridal party: Karen Souder of Annville; Denise Sanders of New Cumberland; Nancy Seitz of Warminster and Debra Tice of Newmanstown. Among the guests from Delaware, Virginia, Reading, Philadelphia, Allentown, Schuylkill Haven, Orwigsburg, New Philadelphia1, PottsviHe, and the Harrisburg area, were Mrs. Carl Faust, mother of the bride-to-be; Mrs. Raymond Bates, mother of the future bridegroom; and Mrs.

Jacob Sheely and Mrs. Lloyd Walters, grandmothers of the future bridegroom. Miss Faust was also honored recently at a surprise shower 0 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 15 in A bake sale will be held from the church social rooms. Delta Epsilon at Millersville State College given by another member of the bridal party, Betty Huns-berger of Hatfield and Kappa Delta Phi Sorority.

Cheryl Pasqoa Cheryl Pasqua of Pottsville was honored at a surprise bridal shower at the Yorkville Hose Company recently. Hostesses were mother of the bride-to-be, Victoria Pasqua; mother of the bridegroom-to-be, Mrs. William Lecher; maid of honor, Ann Muldowney; and bridesmaids, Cindy Byrnes and Margie Walasavage. The table was decorated with a green and yellow tiered cake. A wishing well added to the decor.

Guest tables were decorated with pink roses accented with green and yellow-streamers. Miss Pasqua will be married to William Lecher of Pottsville on Saturday, June 5 at St. Joseph Church. Members of Delta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority recently celebrated their annual' Mother's Day dinner at Ye Olde Spring Housein -i Each of the officers read a poem or lyric about mothers. Prizes were awarded to Chris Carey and Mary Beth Gombar, for presenting the best programs of the year.

Roseann McGrath received the friendship award. The girls presented their mothers with gifts. The annual progressive dinner, scheduled for May 11, will be conducted with members going to each member's house far a course of the dinner. Participants include Jane Reese, Chris Holley, Roseann McGrath and. Joann Thomas.

The picnic will be held June 8. Installation of officers will Meeting Datebook Graduation day it's a day to remember. You can make it all the more memorable for the grad with an exciting gift from The Diamond Store. See our complete selection. be held May 25 at the YWCA.

Young Women MONDAY MAY 17 1:30 p.m. Pottsville Garden Club at Necho Allen Hotel. 7 p.m. Pottsville Business and Professional Women's Club at Necho Allen Hotel. 8 p.m.

Women of the Moose of Pottsville at the Moose lodge. i i 8 p.m. King's Daughters Service Circle at United Presbyterian Church of Pottsville. 8 p.m. Snoop Circle of First Methodist Churh of Pottsville at the Zerbey lounge.

GfElH GlElTJ' ycupcvnccrpsta (llthitpxlffpim) Members of the Young Women's Club of the Pottsville Ybung Women's Christian, Association (YWCA) met recently to discuss upcoming events. The annual family picnic will be held Aug. 1 at Echo Valley. The installation banquet is planned for June 2 at the Wedgewood. Members will operate a booth at the May 16 Bicentennial fair in Pottsville with the Y-teens, and club and the Golden Age Club.

Items will include handmade crafts, candies, food and baked goods. All profits will be donated to the YWCA. Election 'of officers will take place at the May 19 meeting. Following the meeting, members made paper flowers for the YWCA tag days to be held May 23 and 29. Hostesses for the evening were Jean Brindle and Sue Jochems.

Schuylkill Haven Current Events i Mrs. Creation Detwiler and Mrs. Fred Reed presented the programs at a recent meeting of Schuylkill Haven Current Events Club. 1 Mrs. Detwiler spoke on 'Today's Farmer, Tough Com-; petent and Female." She told Of the traditional farmer's wife who is not only a housewife blut a partner in the business also.

"The Nobel Factory That Flourishes In Manhattan" was discussed by Mrs. Reed. She told jof John D. Rockefeller and the deans of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. She told members that at present there are six Nobel Prize winners on the faculty and ten others had previously worked there.

I Mrs. Earl Stoyer and Isabelle Hoffman will be guest speakers at the May 17 meeting. vV Bible Class i Mrs. Captain John Zanders of; the Pottsville Salvation Army was the guest speaker for the Mother's Day tea sponsored by the Kathryn Hoffman Bible Class of Christ Evangelical Congregational Churph, Pottsville. Fifty-five persons attended.

Awards were presented in the following categories: Mother under 36 years, Mrs. Helene Goodhead; mother over 36, Mrs, Dolores Martin; grandmother, Mrs. Betty Thomas; youngest child, Cindy Cerullo; mother with most children at home, Mrs. Dolores Martin; person with the most recent driver's license, Lynn Martin; mystery, Mrs. Doris Moffett.

Emma Wildermuth presented the musical prelude. Dorothy Brower gave the welcome; other participants included reading, Alice Doyne; duet, Mrs. John Zanders and Mrs. Shelia Tokonitz; reading, Gail Edmonds; scripture, Doris Gross; prayer by class leader Jennie Mattern. Mechanicsville Hose Auxiliary A mother and daughter banquetjwill be held at 7 p.m., May 19 at the Community Hut by Mechanicsville Hose Company Auxiliary.

The resignation of Marion Keefer as a trustee was accepted and Irma Kienzle was ejected to fill this position. Vice President Ann Marie Daniels announced that Pre-i sideht Evelyn Leonard is recuperating at her home after having beenjiospitalized. Secretary Dorothy Keefer said a thank you letter was received from the Mechanicsville Beneficial Association for the contribution of $100 toward the annual Easter egg hunt. A trip is being planned to Atlantic City July 23, 24 and 25. Money for the trip is to be turned in at the June 9 meeting.

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c. Genuine opal fashion 10 karat gold. $49.95 b. Synthetic birthstone ring, 10 karat gold, $59.95 Zales Revolving Charge Zales Custom Charge BankAmericard Master Charge American Express Diners Club Carte Blanche Layaway 1 i l. Travelers Protective Association Post Auxiliary of Pottsville, named the the new slate of officers at a recent meeting.

The following officers will be installed at the September meeting: Danielle Meyers, president; Blanche, Coogan, vice president; Dorothy Daubert, secretary; Mae Daubert, treasurer. Viola Rose gave the prayer. Irma Schaeff er conducted the business meeting. Reports were given by committee chairmen. It was announced that the June 8 meeting will be a covered dish picnic at the home of Mr.

and Mrs. Nicholas Sekellick of Forest Hills. Door prizes were awarded. Jean Templin played the piano as Alice Coleman led the group singing. Table decorations were pink and white.

Hostesses were Mildred Miller, Leah Meyers, Danielle Meyers, Florence Kane, Alice Coleman, Deegan, Kathryn Choman and Dorothy Lotz. Thirty eight members were present. The Diamond Store ArdiiffVtolkngSondbls auascAsnrt neni lur only stmMiacuawiaeaa IZtn 1 01f INTEGRITY BUILDING SUPPLY RL 61-Sch. Haven Steve's Panel Center Mill Creek Pottsville Illustrations enlarged. Lebanon Valley Moll Lebanon CapHolpty Mair Camp Hill Made for comfortable walking with a sole shaped to the contour of the foot, relaxing firm support, and Sertoli's famous walking heel.

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