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December 24, 1959
They are the parents of five children, Mrs. Edna DUKE of Washington, Mrs. Cora Mae LESCALLETTE of Burgettstown, Harry CHAMBON, Jr. of St. Clairsville, Ohio and Mrs. Vera COOK and Mrs. Ora CHAMBON of McDonald. A son is deceased. They have 21 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Mr. CHAMBON was a conductor on the Pennsylvania Railroad at the time of his retirement.
|August 11, 1960
MCDONALD COUPLE WED 62 YEARS
Mr. and Mrs. Charles KOZESNIK quietly observed their 62nd wedding anniversary Monday in their home in Meadow street, McDonald.
Charles KOZESNIK and Ann PSCHOLKA were married August 8, 1898 in Czechoslovakia and had resided in McDonald the past 32 years.
They have three daughters, Mrs. Henry TABORSKI of Fannie street, McDonald; Miss Ann KOZESNIK of San Diego, Calif., and Mrs. John LESKO of Meadow street McDonald. There are eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Three sons died in infancy.
Mr. and Mrs. KOZESNIK are both active in their gardening and household duties.
|August 18, 1960
JOHN M. MCDOWELLs WED 50 YEARS
A McDonald couple, Mr. and Mrs. John M. McDOWELL, quietly observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday in their home in East Lincoln avenue.
John MCDOWELL and Mary HADDEN were united in marriage August 16, 1910, in the HADDEN home; the same building in which the McDOWELLs reside and were Mrs. MCDOWELL was born. The ceremony was performed by the late Dr. W. D. IRONS. They have spent their entire married life in McDonald.
Mr. MCDOWELL has operated a meat market in McDonald for 50 years, having purchased the business from his father-in-law, the late Charles G. HADDEN. The market has been in continuous operation at the same location in East Lincoln avenue since 1869. It was the first meat market in McDonald.
The MCDOWELLs are the parents of five children--Margaret, the wife of R. W. WALLACE of Pittsburgh, John A. MCDOWELL of Oakmont, Miss June MCDOWELL, Charles V. MCDOWELL, and Marian, the wife of Angelo T. CHRISTY, all of McDonald [Pa]. There are five grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. MCDOWELL were pleasantly surprised Sunday when their children and grandchildren tendered them an anniversary dinner in the CHRISTY home in Town & Country Acres.
The house was beautifully decorated in gold and white. The table centerpiece was a tiered wedding cake surrounded by gold and white gladioli.
Following the dinner, a portrayal of "This is Your Life," prepared by their children was presented and recorded.
Present were Mr. and Mrs. R. W. WALLACE and son John of Pittsburgh, Mr. and Mrs. John A. MCDOWELL and daughters Suzi and Jody of Oakmont, Miss June MCDOWELL, Mr. and Mrs. Charles V. MCDOWELL and sons Thomas and David, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. CHRISTY, and Mrs. Margaret JAMISON, all of McDonald, and Mrs. Cora RUSSELL of Midway.
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