Mr., Mrs. Ettore D’Alena observe 70th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ettore D’Alena, Williamsport, observed their 70th wedding anniversary July 25, 2013.

They were married at Roman Catholic Church, Terriacina, Italy.

Mrs. D’Alena, the former Adalgisa DiGirolamo, is a native of Terracina. She is the daughter of the late Teresa and Francisco DiGirolamo. She is a homemaker.

Mr. D’Alena, a native of Terracina, is the son of the late Maria and Raffaele D’Alena. He retired from Divine Providence Hospital as a janitor and served in the Air Force during World War II.

They are the parents of two sons, Ralph, Linden; and Frank, Trout Run; and four daughters, Rita Dake, Williamsport; Anna Burk, Loyalsock Township; Teresa Stoner, Cogan Station; and the late Norma DiStasi.

There are 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a party hosted by their children was held on July 27 at their son Frank’s home.