Bishop Honors Long-Time Marriages at Virtual Silver and Gold Mass Nov. 15
November 19, 2020
DIOCESE—Couples honored at the annual Silver and Gold Mass for the Rockford Diocese on Nov. 15 collectively marked more than 9,000 years of marriage.
Bishop David Malloy, who  celebrated a virtual Mass from his chapel, congratulated the couples and mentioned the years of marriage being celebrated. He also read the names of those couples who had been married the longest this year.
Each couple who asked for a commemorative certificate by the deadline was listed at the end of the Mass. 
Couples and their years of marriage are also listed below  in alphabetical order by town and parish.
St. Patrick: John and Elaine Forrest, 54; Gary and Becky Hovey, 50; John and Patricia Wuebben, 51
St. Margaret Mary: Grzegorz and Malgorzata Przybylko, 25
Holy Angels: Paul and Lillian O’Loughlin, 62; Paul and Jean Rettig, 60; Thomas and Joanne Vickroy, 69
Our Lady of Good Counsel: Richard and Susan Schindel, 50
St. Rita of Cascia: Gerald and Merrilee Lubshina, 50
St. Therese of Jesus: Christian and Marisol Stinson, 25
Holy Cross: Alan and Mary Fran Fulton, 50; Gerald and Marilyn Kasper, 50; Donald and Frances Nallenweg, 60; Christian and 
Anhdria Paschoud, 25; Randy and Helen Zaleski, 50
St. James: Devin and Jeanne Albrecht, 25; Tom and Janet Lacke, 55; Douglas and Deborah Wheeler, 50
St. Mary: Frank and Nancy Harwath, 65; William E. and Patricia A. Hogan, 70; Kevin and Palma Lyons, 60; James and Linda Ross, 50; Ron and Mary Weber, 50
St. Monica: Salvador and Josefina Corona, 26; Roberto and Josefina Ornelas, 51
SS Peter and Paul: Michael J. Boyce and Kathleen Cote Boyce, 50; James and Priscilla Graziano, 58; Steve and Meghan Ruschein-ski, 25; Mark and Brenda Wozniak, 25
Crystal Lake
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton: Henry and Judith  A. Bernhardt, 50; Randy and Deanna Weidner, 25
St. Thomas the Apostle: Christopher and Lisa Dalton, 25; Ronald and Bernice Ferraro, 60; Jack and Maureen Hoscheit, 50; Vince and Michele Mannella, 25; Doug and Nancy Myslenski, 50; John and Barbara O’Neill, 25
Christ the Teacher University Parish: Samuel and Kathleen Berkes, 30
St. Mary: Mark and Karen Fenske, 50; Raymond and Paula Milroy, 60
St. Anne: Raymond and Lorraine Murray, 61; Donald D. and Rita M. Trent, 60
St. Patrick: Kenneth and Judith Mendel, 56
St. Mary/St. Patrick: Shad and Kathy Sutherland, 25; Robert and Lorraine Vormezeele, 62; James and Janet Wenger, 58
St. Gall: Charles and Donna Pelletier, 50; Daniel M. and Kathleen A. Pool, 50; Michael and Sally Wade, 50
St. Joseph and St. Thomas More: Michael and Mary Kearney, 50
St. Mary: David and D’Ann Granger, 25
St. Thomas More: Wallace and Barbara Allen, 50; Derek and Jennifer Garza, 25; Ralph W. and Patricia A. Lopatowski, 60; Richard and Darlene Thoms, 25
St. Ambrose: Bernard and Marilyn Null, 64; Joseph and Cynthia Weaver, 50
St. Thomas Aquinas: Wayne and Mary Drake, 50; Edward and Jane Hoffman, 50; Bill and Sheila Leibman, 50; John and Leanne Namio, 50; Gary and Rosemary Young, 50 
Immaculate Conception: Ronald and Kathleen Bell, 57; Franklin and Nadine Brabender, 59; Charles and Mardelle Dykstra, 61; Eugene and Rebecca Field, 64; Robert and Patricia Newton, 51; Michael and Mary B. Paul, 52; Irvin and Mary Sanderson, 58; Richard and Janann Sanderson, 52; James and Beverly Schmerse, 53; Terry and Jeanine Tufty, 53; William and Pam Wisor, 56; Bernard and Joyce Zajicek, 59
St. Mary: Neil and Bernadette Spurr, 53
St. Peter: Robert and Janis Grant, 50; Richard and Mary Hendrian, 25; Gary P. and Barbara A. Jensen, 50; Ian and Kristine McPheron, 25; Donald and Mary Poore, 50; Dennis and Ritsuko White, 60
St. Catherine of Genoa: Vernon C. and Shirley A. Drendel, 65
St. Charles Borromeo: Richard and Jean Bruggeman, 50; George E. and Marcella E. Drendel, 72; Jim and Terry Feld, 50; Roger and Angeline Gregory, 50; Robert W. and Joan Wajda, 60
St. Patrick: Thomas and Theresa Selzer, 50
St. Mary: Thomas C. and Diane L. Benbennick, 70; Nestor and Rosamaria Castillo, 50; Thomas and Florence Dennison, 50; Marco and Laurie DiSilvio, 25; Donald A. and Helen K. Giancaterino, 50; James and Joan Heine, Sr., 55; Thomas and Barbara Janicak, 55; Michael and Mary Kaus, 50; Edward W. and Dolores A. Kniola, 72; Richard and Denise Lessner, 65; Fritz and Tina Masur, 72; Darin and Kathleen Michel, 25; Allen and Grace Moran, 50; Oliver and Marjorie Stefonek, 65; Tom and Mary Torp, 25; Fryderyk and Helena Wenc, 50; Bernard and Mary Winker, 60
St. John the Baptist: Lloyd G. and Doris E. Freund, 70; Donald and Carol Golemba, 50
Loves Park
St. Bridget: Paul and Barbara Peterson, 25; Brad and Manda Rey-nolds, 25; Boyd and Maria Small, 25; Robert and Katherine Stacionis, 50; David and Cynthia Welte, 25
Maple Park
St. Mary of the Assumption: James A. and Mildred F. Diehl, 64
Sacred Heart: Ronald and Pamela Behm, 50; Pasquale and Josephine Passaro, 55
Church of Holy Apostles: Dennis and Mary Kay Diedrich, 55; John and Milica Glaw, 50; Anthony and Linda Gullo, 52
St. Mary: Ed and Kathy Malenius, 50; Robert and Darlene Mrachek, 50
St. Patrick: Dennis and Patricia Ansell, 60; Harold and Joyce Diedrich, 60; Peter and Maureen Keller, 50; Leon and Linda Van Every, 50
Nativity BVM: Robert and Marlene Wallenhorst, 50
St. Mary: Burton and Rita Seaman, 60
Mount Carroll
SS. John and Catherine: John and Thelma Swiech, 65
North Aurora
Blessed Sacrament: Ken and Sharon Kish, 50; John Whitney and Patricia Cawley-Whitney, 35
St. Mary: Robert and Carmen Meyer, 73
St. Patrick: Joe and Patricia Weaver, 60
Cathedral of St. Peter: Bob and Anne Hammes, 50; Douglas and Barbara Lundin, 50
Holy Family: Walter “Red” and Patricia Bainbridge, 50; John A. and Mary Jane Ciburk, 60; Michael and Maureen Cyrs, 25; David and Rosann Hawkinson, 50; Jef and Joanne Heckinger, 50; Keith and Jennifer Kersten, 25; Richard and Sandra Niggemann, 60; Edward and Jeanne Rudnicki, 71; Charles and Elizabeth Shafer, 55; Matthew and Marianne Summers, 63; James and Patrice Vecchio, 50; Kenneth E. and Mary E. Wolowiec, 50
St. Anthony of Padua: Thomas and Dana Maggio, 25
St. Edward: Robert and Georgiann Nimmo, 55
St. James: Vito and Janette Grisanzio, 50; Peter and Julie Smith, 25
St. Patrick: Robert and Jean Babcock, 73; Deacon Ronald and Rosemarie Graw, 70; Richard and Anne Murphy, 65; Kenneth and Helen Walton, 63
St. Rita: James and Jan Fulton, 56; Robert and Janice Jakeway, 50; Ron and Chris Knauer, 50; John and Nancy McCoy, 50; Clarence and Kathleen Welte, 60
St. Stanislaus Kostka: Gerald and Carol Brugger, 61
Church of the Holy Spirit: Richard and D’Anna Freiberg, 50
St. John the Baptist: Martin and Janet Altensey, 52; Larry and Mary Stebbins, 50
St. Wendelin: John and Jane Jirgenson, 60
St. John the Baptist: Donald and Marilyn Ciesielski, 60
South Beloit
St. Peter: Brian and Jennifer D’Haeze, 25; Edward and Cindy Godawski, 25
Spring Grove
St. Peter: Edward T. and Kathleen N. Curry, 50; Richard and Mary K. Yager, 50
St. Charles
St. John Neumann: Jeffrey and Carla Kohlert, 25; James P. and Annette M. Meek, 60
St. Patrick: Jeffrey and Nicolle McCullough, 25; Frank and Bernice Monteleone, 67; Richard and Diane Piontek, 25; Larry and Mary Rakunas, 50; Dennis and Kathleen Skowron, 50; Walter and Andrea Szuck, 50
Sugar Grove
St. Katharine Drexel: Michael and Mary Behrens, 50; Rick and Kathy Furgason, 50; George and Jeanne Hesseling, 50; Patrick and Kathleen LaJeunesse, 50; Kenneth and Alison Prokopec, 50; Lyle and Edna Rolfe, 50; Scott and Pamela Young, 25
St. Mary: Jerome and Sheila Bliujus, 25; Roy and Joyce McConkey, 50; Jerry and Susan Phillips, 50
St. Ann: Gregory and Kathleen Stake, 50
St. Mary: O. Lynn and Linda Fifer, 50; Mark and Susan Heiress, 25; Kenneth F. and Linda M. Mokry, 50
Resurrection: Ronald and Sharon Lipinski, 50


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