Joseph and Theresa Pagoda are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, June 16. They were married on June 16, 1973, by the Rev. Joseph Kalinowski at St. Vincent’s Church, Plymouth, Pa.
Attendants were Mary Mooney Loughlin, Rose Marie Pil Smith and Christine Pagoda. Ushers were the late Walter Pagoda II, Michael Hudzik and William Loughlin.
Mrs. Pagoda is the former Theresa Pil, daughter of the late John and Margaret Pil. She was an optometric technician with NEI for Dr. Curtis Goodwin, Dallas, Pa., and is now retired.
Mr. Pagoda is the son of the late Walter J. and Nellie Pagoda. Joe was a project management consultant before he retired after working more than 38 years for MetLife, Clarks Summit, Pa.
The couple has been blessed with three children, Christopher Pagoda, Conshohocken, Pa.; Nicole Wetzel and her husband, Jason, Brownville, N.Y.; and Aaron Pagoda, Philadelphia, Pa.
They also have two beautiful grandchildren, Isabelle and Jake Wetzel. Their family is their pride and joy.
The couple will celebrate with a family dinner and a trip to Boston, Mass.