Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Benedetto, 70 years

Sep 02, 2019 307

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Benedetto, 227 Elm St., will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows during the 11 a.m. Mass on Sept. 15 at St. Anthony’s Church, Watertown. Mr. Benedetto, son of Dominick and Jennie Benedetto, and Katherine Scordo, daughter of James and Marianna Scordo, were married on Sept. 17, 1949, at St. Anthony’s Church, with Monsignor Claude Sechi officiating. Honor attendants were Josephine Basile, cousin of the bride, and Peter Messina Jr.

Mrs. Benedetto graduated from Watertown High School in 1947 and was employed by New York Telephone Co. until retiring in 1983. She is former president of the Telephone Traffic Union, Upstate New York, and a member of Telephone Pioneers of America, the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Anthony’s Church and the American Association of Retired Persons. She is also a member and past president of the Italian-American Civic Association auxiliary and the Association of St. Lucy Filippini.

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