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Celebrations / Announcements

Naming the Baby

Friday, April 11, 2014

MARTZ — Gitel Joy, daughter of Gabe Martz and Sarah (Burns) Martz of Charleston, S.C., was born March 16 in a Prius in front of the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. The maternal grandparents are Donna and Barry Harbinson of St. John, New Brunswick, Canada and the late Fred Burns of St. John, New Brunswick. The paternal grandparents are Phyllis and Eric Martz of Amherst. The maternal great-grandmother is … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, April 4, 2014

BALKUS — Liam Thomas, son of Thomas Balkus and Lindsay Rhoades, of Holyoke, was born March 15 at The Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are John and Lisa Rhoades of Florence. The paternal grandparents are Joan and Robert Tremblay of St. Cloud, Fla., and Thomas and Julie Balkus of Ocala, Fla. The maternal great-grandparents are Kathleen Kowalski and the late … 0

Allison Prucnal & Kevin Newton

Friday, April 4, 2014

Allison Prucnal and Kevin Newton, both of Norwood, were married Sept. 20 at Our Lady of the Valley Church, Easthampton, by Father Christopher Malatesta. The bride 23, is the daughter of Kathleen and Lawrence Caputo, and Duane Prucnal, all of Southampton. The groom, 26, is the son of Beth and Forrest Newton Jr. … 0

Lincoln Phaneuf is first baby of year at Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — As the due date for her fourth child approached last month, Daisy French was hoping her baby wouldn’t be “a Christmas baby.” Instead, Lincoln Maximus Phaneuf “chose the other holiday,” said French, as she held her … 2

Naming the Baby

Friday, December 20, 2013

FANT — Harlan Joseph, son of Anne-Marie Fant and Glen Fant of Medford, was born Sept. 17 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston. The maternal grandparents are Joseph and Linda Wayne of Northampton. The paternal grandparents are Tony and Sheila Fant of North Caldwell, N.J., and Lynn … 0

Michele Roullet & Matthew Bak

Friday, December 13, 2013

Dr. Matthew Joseph Bak and Dr. Michele Renee Roullet, both of Norfolk, Va., were married Nov. 23 at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, Va. The Rev. Bill Cochran, a minister affiliated with the House Church … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, December 13, 2013

WOLF — Corbin Edward Wolf, son of Elissa and Zack Wolf of Chesterfield, was born Nov. 30 at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield. The maternal grandparents are Diane and Edward Thornton of Westhampton. The paternal grandmother is Debbie Herrick of Greenfield, and the paternal grandfather is Edward Wolf of … 0

Carol Squires & Shaun McQueary

Friday, December 13, 2013

Carol Squires and Shaun McQueary, both of Clinton, N.Y., were married Sept. 7 at the Abbey Chapel at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley. Chris Domina, an assistant pastor of the God is Love Church in Easthampton who … 0

Karen Isgur & Jamie Damon

Friday, December 6, 2013

Jane and Peter Stein of Montague, and Dianne and Glenn Damon of Andover, announce the engagement of their children, Karen Isgur and Jamie Damon. Karen is the daughter of the late Jay Isgur of Montague, and of the … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, November 29, 2013

NEWMAN — Gavin Wiley, son of Jacqueline and Jonathan Newman, of Florence, was born Nov. 18 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Anna Judson of Whately, the late Lenerd Wiley, and Debbie Wiley of Holyoke. The paternal grandparents are Martha Gordon and John O’Hara … 0

Michelle Walsh & Amedeo Botta

Friday, November 29, 2013

Jeffrey and Melissa Walsh of Northampton announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Lyn Walsh, to Amedeo Genesio Botta, son of Roberto and Carmela Botta of Monson. The couple live in Holyoke. Michelle is an English teacher in … 0

Julianne Oberle & Aaron Tauscher

Friday, November 22, 2013

Brian and Candice Tauscher of Easthampton announce the engagement of their son, Aaron Tauscher, to Julianne Oberle of Feeding Hills. She is the daughter of Donna Oberle of Hanson. Julianne is a nurse practitioner at the Holyoke Health … 0

Tamara Desrosiers & William Jameson

Friday, November 22, 2013

Tamara L. Desrosiers and William R. Jameson, both of upstate New York, were married Sept. 7 at the Church of Christ Congregational in Granby by the Rev. Sherry S. Tucker. The bride is the daughter of David and … 0