Class of ’69 planning fiftieth reunion

Central Catholic Class of 1969 will celebrate its 50 year class reunion on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre East Mountain, Wildflowers Restaurant and patio.  Cost is $65 per person and includes a cocktail hour with hors d’oeurves, food stations, wine, beer and soda, dessert.  There will be a cash bar for mixed drinks.  Dress is casual, no sports jacket/tie required.  The evening will include a trivia game based on memories of Central Catholic.  During the reunion, thirty-three deceased classmates will be memorialized.  The committee is seeking contact information, either postal or email for the following classmates: Rita Kathleen Chisko, Mary Ann Kale, Rosalyn Ann Renee Kohne, Frank Jerome Polinsky, Margaret Mary Riley, Martha Mary Sakevich, Susan Ann Stash.  Contact information may be emailed to:  Masses for the intentions of the Living and Deceased Members of the Class of 1969 will be celebrated at the Church of St Ignatius, Kingston at 12:10 PM on Monday, June 10th, the 50th anniversary of the class’ graduation, and the day of the reunion at 4 PM on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

Class of 1969 planning 50th Reunion

The Central Catholic Class of 1969, is planning its 50th reunion. Contact information is needed for the following classmates: Kathy A. Fisher (Rally), Dolores M. Gober (Carr), Michael W. Handley, Paul O. Hoffman, Mary Ann Kale, Susan V. Klekota (Haase), Rosalyn A. Kohne (Ostrowski), James C. Matusek, Lorraine A. Mesaros (Kanasky), Peggy M. Riley (Shocklee), Martha M. Sakevich (Taylor), Susan M. Stash (Miller).

Updated contact information should be emailed to  The reunion committee requests updates of names, postal mailing addresses and/or email addresses.  The 50th reunion will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in Wildflowers Restaurant & patio, Holiday Inn/Wilkes-Barre (formerly East Mountain Inn).

Class of 1968 Reunion Update

A note from John Gildea:

Patty Kondrak Kopec, John Menzel and I have begun planning the 50th Reunion of the Central Catholic Class of 1968! We don’t have many details at this time but we are pleased to tell you that the DATE will be JULY 21, 2018. And we are fortunate to get one of the few remaining Saturdays at one of the most popular venues on the West Side:

The AppleTree Terrace
4 Newberry Estate
Dallas, PA 18612

Facebook: The AppleTree Terrace

We Need You
1. We are not asking for a commitment at this time, however, we would like to gauge your level of interest, as we had to guarantee a minimum number of participants to the caterer. So spouses and companions are encouraged to join us. During the next week or so, please email me just to give me a non-binding YES or NO.

2. There are many classmates for whom we have NO contact info. If you know any who have never been contacted about a reunion, please tell them they can leave a message for me at 570-287-0168 or Patty at 570-709-7203. I will send out a list of Addresses Needed well in advance of the Reunion. Encourage those you know to update their address with me.

Central Catholic Class of 1969 Reunion

Central Catholic High School Class of ’69 will gather again this year for its annual reunion. This year’s gathering will commemorate 48 years since graduating in 1969. The reunion will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 26 at Grotto Pizza, (outdoor deck) Harveys Lake. For the past dozen years, the reunion has become a yearly tradition. The evening will feature a trivia game based on memories of Central Catholic. Reservations should be made not later than August 12, 2017. Classmates can send checks in the amount of $15 per person made payable to Kathy Friar Kross, 404 Highland Court, Wexford, PA 15090.

Class of ’69 Annual Reunion

The Class of ’69 will gather again this year for its annual reunion. The reunion will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 27 at Grotto Pizza, Harveys Lake. For 35 years, the Class of ’69 reunited every fifth year but for the past 11 years, it has been a yearly tradition. This reunion will offer special recognition of our military alumni. The evening will feature a trivia game based on memories of Central Catholic. An ice breaker will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26 at the home of Maureen Yablonski Matiska. For details contact Kathy Friar Kross at

Class of 1966 Fiftieth Reunion

The Central Catholic High School Class of 1966 will be celebrating their fiftieth reunion later this summer! Here is the schedule:

8/12 Ice Breaker – Keeley’s (formerly Piledggi’s), 199 Divison St., Kingston from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

8/13 Tour – Central Catholic, 316 N. Maple Ave., Kingston, as it is today, as Good Shepherd Academy, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

8/13 Mass – 4:00 pm at St. Ignatius, 339 N. Maple Ave., Kingston. Offered for the deceased members of the class of 1966.

8/13 Dance – Irem Temple Country Club, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., 64 Ridgway Drive, Dallas. Joe Nardone and the All Stars and Eddie Day & the Starfires. Reserved tables, cost $26 per person. Send checks for tickets to: J. Warnagiris, 941 Norman St., Weatherly, Pa. 18255

8/14 Catered Cookout– At the home of Rich and Jeanne Yarmey, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. 15 Woodridge Circle, Clarks Summit, Pa 18411. Cost $15 per person. Send email to to RSVP.