Suffolk County anniversaries, April 21
60thJOSEPHINE AND RICHARD RIVERA of Holtsville were wed March 23, 1953. They celebrated at a surprise party at the Rock Hill Country Club in Manorville hosted by their two daughters and their spouses. Richard retired as a truck driver from Silfen-Berman Paper Co. in Farmingdale. Josephine was a secretary at Suffolk Copy in Bay Shore. They have four grandchildren.
60thMARION AND WALTER PRIESTLEY of Farmingdale were wed Jan. 15, 1953, at Our Lady of Assumption Church in Pelham Bay, the Bronx. Walter was a Navy rear gunner in the Pacific Theater during World War II, then he worked 40 years for the New York Police Department, retiring as a full inspector. Marion attended Flower-Fifth Avenue Nursing School and was valedictorian of her class. She worked for many years in local hospitals in the nursing field, then retired in her late 60s as a billing specialist for a pediatric office in Woodbury. They have five children and 10 grandchildren.
50thDALE AND BOB GIANOTTI of Mountain View, N.Y., formerly of Northport, were wed March 16, 1963. Bob retired in 1991 from Newsday, where he had worked for 30 years in the composing room and the camera department. Dale retired after 20 years as a real estate agent. They have three children and seven grandchildren.
40thMAUREEN AND WILLIAM DEMICCO of Aquebogue were wed April 1, 1973, at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Hicksville. A family trip to Boston is planned. Bill is the assistant director of respiratory therapy at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital. Maureen is a registered respiratory therapist at St. Charles Hospital and Peconic Bay Medical Center. The couple are active members of St. John the Evangelist Church in Riverhead. They enjoy boating and dining on the East End. They have two children and four grandchildren.
40thDOREEN AND ROGER NORTON of Miller Place were wed March 31, 1973. They celebrated with a trip to Bermuda. Both were born and raised in Brooklyn. Roger is a U.S. Navy veteran. Doreen is retired. They have one daughter and two grandchildren.