Mr. and Mrs. John Zalonis, South Williamsport, observed their 45th wedding anniversary June 22, 2013.
They were married by the Rev. Joseph D'Amico at Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston. They are members of Hope Community Church, Loyalsock.
Mrs. Zalonis, the former Charlotte Rhoades, is a native of Kingston. She is the daughter of the late Rosalie and Charles Rhoads. She graduated from West Pittston High School in 1964 and from the former Bloomsburg State College, now Bloomsburg University in 1968. She retired in 2002 from Central Elementary School, South Williamsport, as a first grade teacher, after 34 years of service.
MR., MRS. JOHN ZALONIS
Mr. Zalonis, a native of Morea Colliery, is the son of Anna and John Zalonis. He graduated from Mahonoy Area High School, Mahanoy City, in 1963 and from the former Bloomsburg State College, now Bloomsburg University in 1967. He retired in 1997 from Montgomery Area School District as a secondary biology teacher, after 30 years of service. He is employed by APL Associates, Syracuse, N.Y., as an educational consultant.
They are the parents of two sons, Jason, Hummelstown, and Brett, Muncy.
There are six grandchildren.
In honor of their anniversary, a family celebration for July 4 is being planned.