Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brunet observe 50th anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Burnet, 81 Ore Bed Rd., DeKalb Jct., observed their 50th wedding anniversary November 5.
The couple celebrated the occasion with family and friends November 7 with an open house from l-3pm at Hermon Fire Hall, hosted by their children.
Mr Brunet, son of the late Joseph H Jr. and Pauline Brunet, and Elaine Barr, daughter and step-daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brunet Sr. and the late Stanley Barr Sr., were married November 5, 1949 at the rectory of St James Catholic Church, Gouverneur, with Rev Frederick P. Diviney officiating.
Attendants were Ernest Brunet and Audelia Brunet.
Mr. and Mrs. Brunet started their married life in Edwards, ran a milk route, moved in J951 to Hermon, operated a farm along with the milk route and did trucking and also drove school bus. In 1979 they moved from their farm to a home on Pink School House Rd., Canton. Mr Brunet went to work for the Dragoon Farm Equip Inc., Canton, retiring in 1992. Mrs. Brunet had worked as a waitress at Custard Cottage, Gouverneur, and McCarthy’s Restaurant, Canton, at the Hermon-DeKalb School cafeteria in Hermon and in the Food Service at Canton College of Technology, Canton, retiring in 1994.
Mrs. Brunet enjoys going to garage sales and other hobbies, while Mr Brunet does cross word puzzles and helps his son on the farm. Both enjoy bird watching. The couple have three children, Carolyn Hadden. Winterhaven, FL, Randy. Edwards, Ritchie, Hermon, and nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
As reported Wednesday, November 17, 1999, page 6, columns 1-2 in Gouverneur Tribune-Press, Gouverneur, New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brunet Sr. to observe 50th anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brunet Sr., Route 1, Richville, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary, July 19.
The couple will celebrate the occasion on July 21 with an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at their home, hosted by their children.
Mr. Brunet, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brunet Sr., and Audelia Hale Barr, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hale, were married July 19, 1941 at St. James Church in Gouverneur, with Father Shue officiating.
Attendants were Wilson Perrin, brother-in-law of the bridegroom and Louise (Brunet) Cook, sister of the bridegroom.
Mrs. Brunet attended Blanchard Hill and Russell High School. She worked at Willard’s Nursing Home in Richville, the Crystal Palace in Gouverneur, and the Silver Leaf Diner, before retiring in 1970.
Mr. Brunet attended Podunk and Russell High School. He worked at various cheese plants in St. Lawrence County.
In 1948, they bought the family farm and farmed it until 1979, when their son took over.
Mrs. Brunet is a member of the Hemon-DeKalb Craft Club. She enjoys crocheting, knitting and crafts.
Mr. Brunet enjoys woodworking, puzzles, and they both enjoy gardening.
They are both members of the Hermon-DeKalb Senior Citizens Club, which they were king and queen in 1988 and 1989.
The couple have two sons, Stanley Barr and Ernest Brunet Jr., both of Richville; four daughters, Elaine Brunet of Canton, Josie Prashaw of Ohio, Janet Hitchman of Potsdam and Jackie Willard of Edwards; 19 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
As reported Wednesday, July 17, 1991, page 8, column 1 in Gouverneur Tribune-Press, Gouverneur, New York.
Brunets celebrate 50th anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Brunet of Lincolnton, North Carolina, former residents of Hermon and Tupper Lake, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on July 6.
The occasion was celebrated by a Mass and renewal of their wedding vows. The Mass was offered by Father Manfred at St. Alphonsus Church in Tupper Lake followed by a reception held at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Mr. and Mrs. Brunet were married May 28, 1941 at St. Henry’s Church in DeKalb Jct., N.Y. Attendants were Ernest Brunet, brother of the groom, and Marion Reed, sister of the bride.
Mr. Brunet is retired from Jones & Laughlin, Star Lake, NY. Mrs. Brunet is retired from Sunmount Developmental Center in Tupper Lake.
The couple are the parents of four children, William Brunet of Ogdensburg, Mrs. Robert (Lorraine) Todd of Delray Beach, Fla.; Mrs. R. Thomas (Veronica) Russell of Clifton Park, and Mrs. Kurt (Mary) Plagge of Ames, Iowa. They also have seven grandchildren.
Out of state relatives and friends were from Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Iowa.
As reported Wednesday, July 24, 1991, page 2, columns 3-4 in Tupper Lake Free Press and Tupper Lake Herald, Tupper Lake, New York.
Couple Celebrate Golden Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Perrin, Edwards, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Sept. 13.
The couple celebrated the occasion Sept 15 with an open house for family and friends, given by their children, at the Edwards Library.
Before the celebration the couple renewed their wedding vows at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Edwards, with Father Charles Richard officiating.
Mr. Perrin, son of the late Walter and Eva Perrin, and Miss Theresa Brunet, daughter of the late Joseph and Edith Brunet, were married Sept. 13, 1940 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Edwards with the Rev. Leon LaPorte officiating.
Attendants were Edward Perrin, brother of the bridegroom, and Miss Genevieve Brunet, sister of the bride.
Mrs. Perrin is employed as the custodian for the Edwards Library. She is an active bowler.
Mr. Perrin was employed as a farmer for many years. He was employed by the Wanakena Ranger School for 17 years until retirement in 1977. Mr. Perrin was justice for the Town of Edwards from 1975 until his retirement in January of this year. He is a member of the Edwards Lions Club.
They have eight children, Wilson R. Perrin, Richville; Ronnie L. Perrin, Hermon; Jerry E. Perrin, Massachusetts; Mrs. Thomas (Faye) Baxter, Hermon; Mrs. Robert (Elizabeth) Babcock, Cuddebackville; Mrs. Robert (Carol) Brayton, Gouverneur; Mrs. Leon (Jean) Thompson, Edwards and Miss Deanna Perrin, at home.
The couple have 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
As reported Wednesday, September 19, 1990, page 8, columns 1-2 in Gouverneur Tribune-Press, Gouverneur, New York.
Brunets honored on anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brunet of Route 2, Hermon, were honored on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary at a dinner held at the Roma Restaurant, attended by their family. They were also given a card shower arranged by their family and greatly appreciated the many cards and gifts they received.
The couple was married Aug. 25 ,1925 at the Methodist Parsonage, Gouverneur. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brunet Sr. and she is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Judson Baker. They have two children; Carl of Hermon and Mrs. Alan (Alida) Doud of Rochester. They have six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren
Mr. Brunet is a retired school custodian at Hermon – DeKalb.
As reported Thursday, September 10, 1975, page 15, column 3-4 in The Tribune-Press, Gouverneur, New York.
Papal Blessing For Hermon Couple Wed Fifty Years
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Roy of Hermon observed their golden anniversary of marriage, Sun- day, July 30. A special Mass for them and for their family and friends was offered at St. Henry’s Church, DeKalb Junction, by Monsignor George N. Whittaker, pastor. At the Mass Monsignor Whittaker presented the couple with a Papal Blessing from Pope Paul VT to mark the happy occasion.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy were married at St. James Church in Gouverneur on July 30. 1917, by the then pastor Father Gallivan. They have had ten children, six of whom are living. These are: Loretta (Mrs. Robert Davis), Helen (Mrs. Keith Hickok), Francis Roy, Geraldine (Mrs . Kenneth France), Rita (Mrs. John Johnson), Phyllis (Mrs. Eli Tracy). Those who are deceased are: Thelma, Kenneth, and twins, George and Georgianna, who died in infancy.
The couple have nineteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Mr. Roy was born in Castleman, Ont. and came to the United States when he was nineteen. Mrs. Roy. the former Marion Brunet, was born in Fine. Mr. Roy has worked at farming and as a truck driver. Both are in good health.
Among those present for the reception at their home was Mrs. Roy’s father, Joseph Brunet, now ninety years old. Other visitors came from Montreal, Vermont, Watertown, and Lowville.
As reported Wednesday, August 9, 1967, section 2, page 4, column 3 in Gouverneur Tribune-Press, Gouverneur, New York.
Family of 54 Fete Brunet’s 50 Anniversary
Hermon — Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brunet, Sr., celebrated their 50th anniversary Sunday at their home in West Hermon. A family breakfast and dinner were held at which all of their twelve children were present. There were 54 members of the family present in all at each meal.
Mrs. Brunet was born in Bourget, Canada March 28, 1880. Mr. Brunet was born in St. Albert, Ont., Feb 2, 1877. They were married at St. James Church in Gouverneur by Rev. M.J. Galvin on Feb. 22, 1898. For several years they lived in Fine and for the past 33 years they have lived in Hermon.
The couple has 13 children, twelve of whom are living. They are: Mrs. Albert (Cecile) Richer of Tupper Lake; Mrs. Guy (Alma) Paro, Mrs. Joseph (Marion) Roy, Miss Louise Brunet, Joseph Jr., Ernest, and Francis Brunet, all of Hermon; Mrs. Donald (Agatha) Toomey and Mrs. Wilson (Theresa) Perrin of Gouverneur; Miss Genevieve Brunet of Ogdensburg; Maurice Brunet of Gouverneur and Theodore Brunet of DeKalb Jct. There are 40 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Brument received many cards and gifts of money. A reception was held Monday evening at the West Hermon Grange Hall by their friends and relatives.
As reported Wednesday, February 25, 1948, page 2, column 3 in Ogdensburg Journal, Ogdensburg, New York.
25th Anniversary Observed
A large company of friends and neighbors gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Thesier Wednesday evening, Nov 25th, to help them celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.
The affair was a complete surprise and proved very enjoyable to all present.
Progressive euchre was played, first prizes being awarded to Bertha Murphy and Gerald Henry; consolation to Mrs. R.E. Shaffrey and Billy Fitch.
A covered dish supper was served, the main feature being a huge pyramid wedding cake made by Mrs. Charles Percoski.
Moses Thesier and Malena Lalonde were married at Harrisville Nov 26, 1917, by Rev. Father Duford and since that time have resided on the West Road where they have many friends who wish them many more years of happy wedded life. They were presented with a purse of money and several gifts of silver.
As reported Thursday, December 3, 1942, page 1, column 1 in The Journal and Republican, Lowville, New York