Mr. and Mrs. John P. Williams of Dallas celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 26, 2008. John and Mary exchanged their marriage vows on April 26, 1958, at St. Dominick’s Church in Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. Charles Carroll officiating.
Members of the wedding party were: Annette Zeto, sister of the bride, maid of honor. Bridesmaids: Jean and Betty Zeto, sisters of the bride; Thelma Imperial, cousin of the bride; and Anna Marie Tompko, friend of the bride. Jack Holleran, best man. Ushers: Jerry Williams, brother of the groom, Paul Klein and Bill Ryder.
Mrs. Williams is the former Mary Zeto, daughter of the late Anthony and Elizabeth Zeto. She retired from Misericordia University in 1988.
Mr. Williams is the son of the late John P. and Miriam C. Williams. He retired from Verizon Communications in 1988.
They are the proud parents of: son, David A. and wife, Martha, Cave Creek, Ariz.; daughters, Kathleen Gereda and husband, Rod, Kingston; and Sharon and partner, Lynn Nehila, Bear Creek.
They also have seven grandchildren: Carson and Kate Williams, Arisa, Katarina and Maria Gereda and Maxwell and Greyson Nehila.
The couple hosted a cruise to Bermuda on June 26, 2008, with their children and grandchildren.