First Posted: 9/4/2013
The Wyoming Area High School Class of 1973 recently celebrated its 40th anniversary reunion weekend. An ice breaker was held Friday, Aug. 30 at Cooper’s Pub, Pittston. A clambake was held on Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Swoyersville American Legion Pavilion with entertainment by Twins DJs. A memorial mass for deceased classmates was held on Sunday, Sept. 1 at St. Barbara’s Parish in Exeter, followed by breakfast at Avenue Diner in Wyoming. Classmates in attendance at the clambake are, from left, first row, Gloria Castellani Sekusky, Elizabeth Rutkowski, Jo-Ann Barletta Pellegrini, Denise Maffei McGlinsey, Maria Nilson Pacchioni, Diane Amato, Raline Mastruzzo Center, Rebecca Rowlands, Jill Smith Space, Theresa Zibuck Guarino, Bonnie Edwards, Gloria Cavello Kolbeck. Second row, Fred Melvin, Mariella Bravyak Confair, Andrea Budash Prokopchak, Mary Orzewski, Nancy Krause LaNunziata, Linda Hughes Thorne, Lou Palmeri, class secretary; Alan Freed, class president; Joyce Palum Mashinski, Joyce Matreselva Kubiak, Mary Kay Carchilla Embleton, Mariann Alfano Liberati, Maria Leandri Yonki. Third row, Mark Lacina, Andy Hergan, Bob Yonki, Mike Marancik, Frank Gubbiotti, John Grabowski, John Cenera, Alvin Bauman, Dotty Martin, Mike Lizza, John Jurosky, Joe Bartoletti, Elmer Hurrey, Warren Stahl, Bernie Serbin. Fourth row, Frank Goryl, Stan Rushefski, Gary Hughes, Mike Venetz, Dave Sokach, Wayne Lewis. Absent at the time of the photo was Lou Degnan.