The Class of 1968 will be holding their 50th Reunion!
Wanango Country Club, 314 Chestnut St., Reno, PA 16343
Friday Evening, July 27, 2018, 6:00 – 11:30 pm
Tickets are $50 each or $100 couple. The price includes hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, and 50th Anniversary class photo.
The 50th class reunion committee members are: George Cavanaugh, Mary Zacherl Davis, Jack Flannigan, Barb and Ray Feroz, Linda Stanish LaChance, Joe Reinsel and Chris Wilbert. If anyone else wants to join the committee let us know. We meet every couple of weeks. Everyone is welcome!
The Class of 1978 will be holding their 40th Reunion!
Alumni from other classes are welcome to attend our Steak Fry* at VCHS on Saturday, October 6.
(*Must have a reservation for the Steak Fry)
Please come to renew old friendships, talk about the “good old days,”
remember the days of your youth, make some new friends and have a great time.
Friday, October 5, 2018
Rockmere Boat Club
6:00 p.m. till Midnight
Light Buffet – BYOB – Water provided
$10.00 per person $20.00 per couple
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Golf outing- contact Dave Miller 814 – 657-0568
4 PM – Mass at St. Joseph Church – Pearl Avenue, Oil City
5 PM to 9 PM– Gather at VCHS for a Multiple Classes Gathering & Steak Fry
Come to see our school and invite other classmates to come, all are welcome including extended family.
Cost $20.00 per person – BYOB – Water Provided
*Must have a reservation for the Steak Fry
Questions: Theresa Kleck Nestor firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Donze Weidle email@example.com
Connie Zacherl Schwabenbauer firstname.lastname@example.org
Your check made payable to Connie Schwabenbauer and return no later than Saturday, September 15 to Connie at 13 Rich Street, Oil City, PA 16301. An email confirmation will be sent to you.
Also complete the Memory Book Update below (even if you don’t plan to attend).
We hope you can join us the weekend of October 5th! Your reunion committee has planned your 40th reunion around Applefest weekend in Franklin. Lots to see and do for you and your family on October 5, 6, and 7th in downtown Franklin. http://www.franklinapplefest.com/
Please help us find these people: Doug D’Alusio, Kevin Koerner, Danielle Malo, Lynn Murray Cole, Martin O’Sullivan, Dan O’Toole, Dan Bianchi, Barb Loll Watson, Karen O’Brien Shaffer, Richard Lewis, Chris Daman
Lodging information (If you need to make a reservation, please do so ASAP. Hotels and B&B’s in the area fill up quickly for Applefest weekend):
Holiday Inn Express 814-677-2640 or Days Inn 814-677-1221
Updates & Stories from Recent Reunions
The Class of 1967 held their 50th reunion June 10 2017
Classmates from 1967 enjoyed a full weekend of activities dinner, dancing and Mass at VC. Also held was a surprise graduation ceremony for 3 “alumni” that moved away their senior year. All three was able to attend as their fellow classmates watch with delight in them receiving a VC diploma.
Below is a video of the various photos taken throughout the weekend. Thanks to the class of ’67 for sharing!
Class of 1971 held its 45th Class Reunion on Saturday, October 22, 2016
The Venango Christian Class of ’71 held its 45th class reunion on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Dawndi’s Restaurant for dinner, drinks, and camaraderie. A total of 26 classmates and several spouses enjoyed a lively evening of socializing and reminiscing. Don Slater provided some live music entertainment, and Dave Hall emceed the program in his usual Johnny Carson comedic style. A particularly moving moment was the memorial prayer for our 11 deceased classmates. We held hands and remembered each out loud with a communal litany asking God’s blessing upon them. Class House Mother “MA” Andres organized the event, and she certainly did not disappoint. Before the end, everyone was anticipating and making plans for the next reunion as such a good time was had by all. MA extended an open invitation for a girls’ sleepover at her house next time around, which she may live to regret, but will most likely be taken up on as no one wanted the night to end. As always, it was a great day to be a Viking!
Class of 1975 – July 24-25, 2015
The Class of 1975 held its 40th reunion celebration:
On Friday, July 24, 6:00 school tours were given followed by a mixer at the Oil City Knights of Columbus which included light snacks and a cash bar.
Saturday, July 25, 2:00 a reunion was held at Joyce Morgan’s home in Oil City. The menu included roast pork with fixings. Fr. Paul celebrated with a Mass held at 4:30.
Class of 1965 Reunion News – September 25-27, 2015
The Class of 1965 held its 50th reunion celebration:
Members of the Venango Christian High School Class of 1965 celebrated their 50-year reunion over the weekend. The class gathered Friday at Famoore’s Restaurant in Oil City, remembering the time spent there when they were in high school drinking cherry Cokes and playing the juke box.
A dinner on Saturday was held at the Quality Inn at Franklin and a picnic was held Sunday at Panni Fry’s cottage. There were 41 classmates in attendance for the weekend events.
Photo courtesy of The Derrick
They include (from left) Row 1 – Carol Moran Thorton, Linda Karg Foster, Mary Ann Skiba Wolfgong, Marti Geirlach Lutz, Jeanne Zacherl, Sue Morgan Castleman, Pam Guyton Fogg.
Row 2 – Suzanna Duda Dolecki, Bill Hill, Linda Campagna Hill, John Zuilkowski, Patti Morkin Byers, Ron Carter, Cathy Mayersky Sullivan.
Row 3 – Bob Faunce, Panni Bauer Fry, Mike Horos, Tom Faller, Tim Strus, Tom Heath
Row 4 – Rose Andres Ulrich, Barbara Kaweski Kagle, Sharon Owens Davis, Carol Hall Long, Teresa “TC” Brown Marshall, Paula Wydro Phenicie, Karen Fitzgerald Wander
Row 5 – Patricia Keating Shook, Joan Stover McGreevy, Nancy Andrews McCracken, Marilyn Camp Henderson, Mary Jane Seibert Tanner, Karen Schreckengost Leahy, Barb Karg Roemer
Row 6 – Dave Henderson, Dan Goodman, Bob Mizwa, Mike Yeager, Louie Karg, Joe Smith, and Richard Faller.
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