JESSIE AND JOHN MARCHESE of Bellerose Manor were wed April 13, 1947. John was Jessie's next-door neighbor, but she did not meet him until after the war when his parents had a welcome home party. They had two sons, both of whom are deceased. They have been blessed with two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
BARBARA ANN AND GEORGE GOEHRING of Westbury were wed in First Presbyterian Church in Elmhurst on April 29, 1950, by Dr. Howard A. Northacker. They celebrated with their family and parishioners at Parkway Community Church in Hicksville. George was a B-24 pilot during World War II. He met his wife after the war at Pratt Institute of Art where they were students. George ran a home-based ad agency, and Barbara Ann also worked in it until they retired in 2004. They display their artworks at shows and competitions and have won many awards. They have five children, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
PAULINE (HONEY) AND ALLEN (SKIP) CORDINGLEY of Central Islip celebrated March 20 with a family dinner at Bayberry Cafe in Islip. Allen retired from Fairchild Republic and now works at Atlantic Chevy in Bay Shore. Pauline is a homemaker. They have six children, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
FLAVIA AND ANTHONY ELENIO, longtime residents of Hicksville, were wed May 6, 1961, at St. Raphael Church in Manhattan. Anthony is a retired auto mechanic. They plan to celebrate at a party with family and friends on May 22. They have four children and seven grandchildren.
ELEANOR AND FRANK
MIRABILE of Bethpage, originally from Brooklyn, were wed May 6, 1961. A celebration was shared with their children, grandchildren, family and friends at the Inn at New Hyde Park. They have two married children and two grandsons.
Compiled by Diane Daniels