Mr., Mrs. Ananea observe 45th anniversary


Maria (Salvatori) and Joseph Ananea Sr. observed their 45th wedding anniversary Aug. 12, 2017.

They were married at Ascension Catholic Church. They are members of St. Joseph The Worker Parish.

Mrs. Ananea is the daughter of the late Mona and Peter Salvatori. She graduated from Willi­amsport Area High School in 1968 and from Bloomsburg State College in 1972. She retired from Susquehanna Health.

Mr. Ananea is the son of the late Mildred and Jesse Ananea. He graduated from Punxsutawney Area High School in 1966 and from the former Williamsport Area Community College, now Pennsylvania College of Technology, in 1968. He served four years in the Air Force. He retired from Lycoming County.

They are the parents of two sons, Joseph Ananea Jr., of Woolrich, and Jeffrey Ananea, of Mt. Wolf.

They have three grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a trip to Rome, Umbria and Tuscany, Italy was taken and a special side trip to Arnana, Italy, to visit the town where Mrs. Ananea’s grandparents lived before they came to America.