Aiellos celebrate 50th anniversary
Tony and Sharon Aiello celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 16 at Lake Tahoe Golf Course. Family and guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, dinner, champagne and cake.
Special guests included members of the original wedding party. They were maid of honor, Janet Wade, and her husband, Gary, of Antioch, Calif.; bridesmaid, Mary Wygal, and her husband, Donald, who was an usher, of Rocklin, Calif.; bridesmaid, Janet Duncan, and her husband, Ken, of Murphys, Calif.; flower girl, Kathy Hutchinson, and her husband, John, of Rocklin; and usher, Bob Barrick, and his wife, Carol of Clayton, Calif.
Other special guests were the Aiello’s children. They were daughter, Stephanie Valenti, and her husband, Nick, and their daughter, Selena, of Jacks Valley, Nev.; son, Jeffrey Aiello of San Jose, Calif.; and granddaughter, Rachel Gantner, and her husband, Tim, of Minden, Nev. Daughter, Michele Rogers, and her husband, Ron, of Chesapeake, Va., were unable to attend the celebration.
Sharon and Tony were both born and raised in Martinez, Calif. They were married Sept. 15, 1957, at Walnut Creek, Calif., and moved to South Lake Tahoe in 1959, where Tony was a general building contractor for more than 45 years.
Sharon retired as secretary for Sierra Pacific Power Co. in 2000, and the couple now split their time between Tahoe and Yuma, Ariz. They both enjoy playing golf and fishing the streams of Tahoe. They enjoy the life and love of 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.