Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Budurka, Nanticoke, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 24, 2011. They were married on June 24, 1961, in Holy Trinity Church (now St. Faustina), Nanticoke, by the Rev. Husack.
Maid of honor was Helen Bodek. Norma Balutanski and Delores Zytkiewicz were bridesmaids. Best man was Gerald Budurka. John Madey and Sal Fusaro were ushers.
Mrs. Budurka, the former Rose Garbulinski, is the daughter of the late John and Helen Garbulinski, Alden.
She is retired from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Mr. Budurka is the son of the late Edward and Helen Budurka, Nanticoke.
He is retired from Fairchilds.
The couple has three children, Edward, married to Lora, New Carlisle, Ohio; Susan Dule, Bear Creek; and John, married to Jennifer, Ft. Washington, Pa.
They also have five grandchildren: Chase, Conner and Cali Budurka, New Carlisle, Ohio; Andrew Dule, Bear Creek; and William Grant Budurka, Ft. Washington, Pa.
The couple was honored at a Mass at St. Peter's Cathedral, Scranton, in honor of their golden anniversary. The couple was bestowed with a papal blessing. A family dinner will be planned later this year in their honor.