Family News: Howerter reunion held
ELYSBURG - On July 27, the children of the late Wilbert and Sara Howerter held their 14th reunion at the Kulpmont Sportsman Club grounds.
Eileen Schlegel was named the oldest attendee while Tia Tobias was the youngest child there. There were 43 members in attendance, coming from Coal Township, Shamokin, Kulpmont, Mount Carmel, Wind Gap, Bellefonte, Sugarloaf, Elysburg and Virginia.
Ron Howerter, president of the reunion committee, and his wife, Bertha, traveled the farthest to attend, coming from Falls Church, Va. The reunion committee consists of Ron Howerter, Lenny Howerter, vice president; Jean Guinther, secretary, and Elaine Dallabrida, treasurer.
The family held a Chinese auction, followed by a meeting, sold cookbooks with family recipes inside, took family pictures and ate a lot of good food they had prepared. A good time was had by all.
The next family reunion will be held on the first Saturday in August 2014.