Mr., Mrs. Robert Bamonte observe 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bamonte, of Montoursville, observed their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 8, 2013.

They were married by the Monsignor Post at St. Boniface Church. They are members of Our Lady of Lourdes, Montoursville.

Mrs. Bamonte, the former Rita Rose Paternostro, is a native of Williamsport. She is the daughter of the late Enis and Angelo Paternostro. She graduated from the former St. Mary’s High School in 1948. She was employed by Brozman’s department store as a clothing buyer and is employed by Susquehanna Health Systems as a switch board operator.

Mr. Bamonte, a native of Jersey Shore, is the son of the late Anna and Antonio Bamonte. He graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1944 and attended the former Williamsport Technical Institute, now Pennsylvania College of Technology. He served in the Army in Japan during World War II. He retired in 1987 from LiHon Industries as an electrician.

They are the parents of three sons, Robert, of Montoursville; Kevin, of South Williamsport; and Keith, of Milton; and five daughters, Debra Moff and Karen Null, both of Montoursville; Roberta Shadle, of Williamsport; Theresa Carter, of North Wilkesboro, N.C.; and the late Mary Ann Bamonte.

There are 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.