Mr. and Mrs. Howard Van Wagenen, of Lee Center, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at a party hosted by their children and grandchildren at their granddaughter Amber Sasenbury’s home, with music by Fritz’s Polka Band.
Van Wagenen and the former Johanna Yaworski were married on June 27, 1959, at the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Rome.
Van Wagenen retired from New York Telephone in 1991 after 36 years of service. Mrs. Van Wagenen is a homemaker.
The are the parents of Dianna (Jeff) Grube, Westmoreland; Terry (Chris) Thompson, Lee Center; Kelly Murer, Whitesboro; and Tracy (Robert) Tanner, Ava. They have four grandchildren.