Gene and Pat Pokorzynski of Alpena celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family attending a mass in their honor at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church followed by dinner at Rosa's Restaurant.
Gene and the former Pat Suszek were married June 28, 1952 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpena. Their children are Richard (Linda) Pokorzynski of Rockford, Kathy (Clifford) Good of Fremont, Ohio, and JoAnn (Larry) Dehring of Alpena. One son, Randy of Indianapolis, Ind., is deceased.
The couple has nine grandchildren: Xavier Pokorzynski, Clifford Good Jr., Ryan (Rebekah) Pokorzynski, Jessie (Brittney) Pokorzynski, Sarah Good, Phillip Pokorzynski, Nicole (Andy) Curtis, Kara (Eric) Kaminski and Erik Dehring.
They also have 13 great-grandchildren: Ashton Pokorzynski, Ty Alan Pokorzynski, Caden Pokorzynski, Gavin Pokorzynski, Ella Pokorzynski, Tobin Gene Pokorzynski, Tyler Good, Dominic Good, Xane Good, Kyli Curtis, Taylor Curtis, Hudson Curtis and Paige Kaminski.
Also in attendance was a special friend, Connie Samuels and her family of Indianapolis, Ind.