Mr. and Mrs. Clifford L. Roote are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. They were married 40 years ago on Aug. 23, 1969, in Wilkes-Barre.
Mrs. Roote is the former Rosalie Chwastyk, daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Bolesta) Chwastyk.
Mr. Roote is the son of the late Richard and Rosalie (Ostrowski) and Madelyn Roote.
Their attendants were maid of honor Carol Chwastyk Conklin, and best man Jerry Maldonado.
Mr. Roote is retired since January of this year. Mrs. Roote is employed at Social Security Administration.
The couple has two children, Denise and Angela, both of Hunlock Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Roote have several “adopted” grandchildren that they enjoy spending time with, including Haileigh, Avery, Skylar and Reese.
The anniversary couple will celebrate their union with a trip to New York and another to Las Vegas.