Pianella family holds 72nd reunion


WESTERN — The family of the late Nicholas and Francis Maneen Pianella held its 72nd reunion on July 4 at the Delta Lake State Park.

The reunion was hosted by Mark and Leslie Zebrowski, family of the late Florence Pianella Zebrowski.

There were 58 adults and 20 children in attendance.

The first family reunion was held at the family farm on Ritchie Road in Marcy on July 4, 1948.

The oldest family member attending was Tom Pianella, 91, and the youngest were Connor O’Neill and Vera Lanaghan, both age 2.

The oldest family member is Mildred Pianella Fletcher, at 98, but she was unable to attend the reunion, organizers said.

Traveling the farthest from California were the family of Peter and Cindy Pianella of Frankfurt.

The family was unable to hold a reunion in 2020 because of COVID-19.


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