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ANNIVERSARIES

The Zabawskis

Mary and Edmund Zabawski celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Feb. 6 with friends at a dinner party at Jesse's Dockside Restaurant in Dunedin.

They were married Feb. 6, 1937, in the Bronx, N.Y.

The couple moved to Florida 17 years ago from the Bronx. He retired from Brown-Herriman of New York, and she retired from Ruben-Donnelly of New York.

Their son Kenneth lives in the Bronx, and a daughter Diane Zabawski in Westchester, N.Y. They have three grandchildren.

They are members of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Bayonet Point. Her hobby is gardening and flower arranging. He follows horse racing.

The Martellos

BAYONET POINT _ Mary and Paul Martello of Beacon Woods, formerly of Locust Valley, N.Y., observed their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 30.

They were married Nov. 20, 1941, at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn, N.Y.

They renewed their wedding vows at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Bayonet Point, where they are members, and also at the Holy Child Roman Catholic Church in Staten Island, N.Y.

A reception was held at Toto's Restaurant in Staten Island. His brother, sisters, nephews, nieces, grandnieces and grandnephews and friends attended. There were 75 guests.

They have lived in Florida for eight years.

They owned and operated a food market for 23 years, and he was also a food inspector in Nassau County, Long Island.

He enjoys playing golf. They like to travel. She enjoys reading. They are volunteers at Bayonet Point-Hudson Medical Center.

The Mayers

NEW PORT RICHEY _ John and Evelyn Mayer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a party at the Seven Springs Country Club.

Their daughter, Patricia Veon of New Port Richey, and their son, John, grandchildren and great- grandchildren, other relatives and friends attended.

They have two children, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

They were married Jan. 9, 1932 in Chicago, Ill. They moved to Florida in 1983, where they spend winters. They spend their summers in Cashiers, N.C.

Mayer retired in 1966 after 38 years in the U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington, D.C., where he was in charge of all delivery and motor vehicle services in the United States. In the early 1960s, he was regional director of the Atlanta regional office in charge of postal services in Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina. For 21 years after retiring, he served as a postal consultant for many corporations.

Her hobbies are crocheting and playing bridge. He plays golf and makes stained-glass windows and articles and does woodworking.

They are members of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, New Port Richey Chapter, and he is a past master of a Masonic Lodge in Chicago, where he is a 50-year member. He is a Shriner and belonged to the Aviation Unit until he sold his aircraft four years ago.

Are you having a 50th wedding anniversary or more? Contact Carolyn Hopkins, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34668. For information in most of West Pasco, call (813) 869-6231. From Holiday, call (813) 842-9465. Elsewhere, call (800) 333-7505.

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