2018 Family Reunion

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2018 Family Reunion

August 11th, 2018 – Saturday

Francis Slocum Park, Pavilion #2  

Number of people coming so far: 19

Name

Attending?

# People Coming Bringing
Brenda, Mary, Emily, & Lizzie Kolojejchick Yes  4 pasta salad, dessert
Betty Tkach  Yes  1  Porchetta
Bernie Hromek & Louise  Yes  2
John & Debbie Tkach  Yes 2
Mark, Janice & Debi Weaver  Yes  3
Jennifer, Alan, Don Freeman

Dorothy Condo

Yes 3  Grill, burgers, hot dogs, buns
Theresa, Patsy, Jim, Matty Brady Yes 4  Chicken, cole slaw, dessert, deviled eggs, fruit salad
Judy & Andy McKane, Lindsey, Joe Yarka No
 Pudmanski Family No
 Linda Murphy/Family  No

Games:
Volley Ball (there is a volley ball net near the pavilion)

  • Baseball / Bat / Glove

Food (the following is just a suggestion – feel free to add items):

  • hot dogs & buns
  • hamburgers & buns
  • kielbasa & sauerkraut
  • sausage & peppers
  • chicken
  • salads – potato salad, pasta salad, coleslaw
  • nibbles – pretzels & potato chips, salsa & nacho chips
  • condiments – ketchup, mustard
  • desserts – fruit, cookies
  • drinks – water, lemonade, iced tea, soda (alcohol is prohibited)

Directions to Francis Slocum Park
Official PA Park Commission Site
Local Directions

  • Follow River Road – turn left onto 8th Street Bridge – continue on 8th street for .8 (eight-tenth) miles
  • 8th Street crosses Wyoming Ave – continue on 8th Street for another .8 (eight-tenth) mile
  • 8th Street crosses Shoemaker St – continue straight(ish) on 8th Street for 3.1 miles
  • Turn left onto Mount Olivet Road – go .9 (nine-tenths) miles
  • Turn left into Francis Slocum Park – go .3 (three-tenths) miles
  • Just past the Ranger Station turn right – follow the signs to Pavilions 1 & 2
  • Make the first left into the parking lot.
  • We’re at Pavillon #2

Out of State Directions

  • The park is five miles from Dallas and ten miles from Wilkes-Barre.
  • From exit 170B of I-81, take PA 309 north about seven miles (7.2).
  • Turn right (east) on Carverton Road and go about four miles (4.2).
  • Turn left (north) on 8th Street Road and go about one mile (1.3).
  • Turn left (west) onto Mt. Olivet Road and go one mile.
  • The park entrance is on the left.
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2017 Family Reunion Pictures

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2017 Reunion

Join us for the

2017 Family Reunion

August 11th, 2017 – Saturday

Francis Slocum Park, Pavilion #2  

Number of people coming so far: 27

Name

Attending?

# People Coming Bringing
Brenda, Mary, Emily, & Lizzie Kolojejchick Yes 4
Betty Tkach Yes 1
Bernie Hromek & Louise Yes 2
John & Debbie Tkach Yes 2
Mark, Janice & Debi Weaver Yes 3
Jennifer, Alan, Don Freeman Yes 3
Theresa, Patsy, Jim, Matty Brady Yes 3
Judy Yarka, Nanacy & Stan Swiecicki No
Julie, Josh, Nick Sifert No
Chrissy Miller , Jesi and partner Berg No
Tom & Lisa Iskra No
Linda Murphy Yes 1
Denise Zbierski No
Michelle Ceclosky No
Bob Zbierski III No
Bob Zbierski Jr No 0 NA
Sarah Zbierski No 0 NA
Pamela Garvey No 0 NA
Harkenreaders  Yes
Rose Rava  Yes

Games:
Volley Ball (there is a volley ball net near the pavilion)

  • Baseball / Bat / Glove

Food (the following is just a suggestion – feel free to add items):

  • hot dogs & buns
  • hamburgers & buns
  • kielbasa & sauerkraut
  • sausage & peppers
  • chicken
  • salads – potato salad, pasta salad, coleslaw
  • nibbles – pretzels & potato chips, salsa & nacho chips
  • condiments – ketchup, mustard
  • desserts – fruit, cookies
  • drinks – water, lemonade, iced tea, soda (alcohol is prohibited)

Directions to Francis Slocum Park
Official PA Park Commission Site
Local Directions

  • Follow River Road – turn left onto 8th Street Bridge – continue on 8th street for .8 (eight-tenth) miles
  • 8th Street crosses Wyoming Ave – continue on 8th Street for another .8 (eight-tenth) mile
  • 8th Street crosses Shoemaker St – continue straight(ish) on 8th Street for 3.1 miles
  • Turn left onto Mount Olivet Road – go .9 (nine-tenths) miles
  • Turn left into Francis Slocum Park – go .3 (three-tenths) miles
  • Just past the Ranger Station turn right – follow the signs to Pavilions 1 & 2
  • Make the first left into the parking lot.
  • We’re at Pavillon #2

Out of State Directions

  • The park is five miles from Dallas and ten miles from Wilkes-Barre.
  • From exit 170B of I-81, take PA 309 north about seven miles (7.2).
  • Turn right (east) on Carverton Road and go about four miles (4.2).
  • Turn left (north) on 8th Street Road and go about one mile (1.3).
  • Turn left (west) onto Mt. Olivet Road and go one mile.
  • The park entrance is on the left.
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2016 Family Reunion Pictures

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2016 Family Reunion

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2016 Family Reunion

August 13th, 2016 – Saturday

Francis Slocum Park, Pavilion #1  <= note this is a different site than last year

Number of people coming so far: 27

Name

Attending?

# People Coming Bringing
Brenda, Mary, Emily, & Lizzie Kolojejchick Yes 4 pasta salad and dessert
Betty Tkach Yes 1 Porketta
Bernie Hromek & Louise Yes 2 Coffe & fixings
John & Debbie Tkach Yes 2 Grill, burgers, hot dogs, buns, etc
Mark, Janice & Debi Weaver Yes 3 Bringing items with John & Debbie Tkach
Jennifer, Alan, Don Freeman Yes 3 Bringing items with John & Debbie Tkach
Theresa, Patsy, Matty Brady Yes 3 Water, ice, chicken, apple slab pie, fruit salad, plastic forks/knives/spoons
Judy Yarka, Nanacy & Stan Swiecicki Tbd
Julie, Josh, Nick Sifert Yes 3 Tuna noodle casserole & Diet Coke
Chrissy Miller , Jesi and partner Berg Yes 3 Tbd
Tom & Lisa Iskra No 0 NA
Linda Murphy Yes 1 Piggies
Denise Zbierski Yes 1 Plates, napkins, bowls, food TBD
Michelle Ceclosky No 0 NA
Bob Zbierski III Yes 1 Ice
Bob Zbierski Jr No 0 NA
Sarah Zbierski No 0 NA
Pamela Garvey No 0 NA

Games:
Volley Ball (there is a volley ball net near the pavilion)

  • Baseball / Bat / Glove

Food (the following is just a suggestion – feel free to add items):

  • hot dogs & buns
  • hamburgers & buns
  • kielbasa & sauerkraut
  • sausage & peppers
  • chicken
  • salads – potato salad, pasta salad, coleslaw
  • nibbles – pretzels & potato chips, salsa & nacho chips
  • condiments – ketchup, mustard
  • desserts – fruit, cookies
  • drinks – water, lemonade, iced tea, soda (alcohol is prohibited)

Directions to Francis Slocum Park
Official PA Park Commission Site
Local Directions

  • Follow River Road – turn left onto 8th Street Bridge – continue on 8th street for .8 (eight-tenth) miles
  • 8th Street crosses Wyoming Ave – continue on 8th Street for another .8 (eight-tenth) mile
  • 8th Street crosses Shoemaker St – continue straight(ish) on 8th Street for 3.1 miles
  • Turn left onto Mount Olivet Road – go .9 (nine-tenths) miles
  • Turn left into Francis Slocum Park – go .3 (three-tenths) miles
  • Just past the Ranger Station turn right – follow the signs to Pavilions 1 & 2
  • Make the first left into the parking lot.
  • We’re at Pavillon #1

Out of State Directions

  • The park is five miles from Dallas and ten miles from Wilkes-Barre.
  • From exit 170B of I-81, take PA 309 north about seven miles (7.2).
  • Turn right (east) on Carverton Road and go about four miles (4.2).
  • Turn left (north) on 8th Street Road and go about one mile (1.3).
  • Turn left (west) onto Mt. Olivet Road and go one mile.
  • The park entrance is on the left.
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2015 Family Reunion

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2015 Family Reunion

August 8th, 2015 – Saturday

Francis Slocum Park, Pavilion #2

Number of people coming so far: 34

Name

Attending?

# People Coming Bringing
Theresa Brady Yes 1 coleslaw, bottled water
Patsy Brady, Matt Jr, Jim Yes 3 chicken, deviled eggs, fruit salad
Julie, Josh & Nick Sifert No N/A N/A
Judy, Lindsey & Joe Yarka, Stanley & Nancy Swiecicki No N/A N/A
Chrissy Miller, Jesi & Berg Miller No N/A N/A
Jenn & Don Freeman & Alan Leland No N/A N/A
Melissa Francis & Mike Yes 2 Pasta Salad
Michelle, Mark, Caleb & Brody Ceklosky Yes 4 Halushki
Lisa, Tom, Thomas & Julia Iskra Yes 4 Watergate (dessert)
Betty Tkach Yes 1 Porketta & cookies
Bernie Hromek and Louise Yes 2 Coffee & Fruit tray
Janice, Mark & Debi Weaver Yes 3 Pasta Salad
John & Debbi Tkach Yes 2 TBD
Brenda, Emily, Lizzi Kolojejchick (and friend Jason) Yes 4 sausage and peppers and a hash brown casserole
Ken, April, Lilli Esposito Yes 3 TBD
 Mary Lynn Fay & Friend  Yes  2  TBD
 Bob III & Sarah Zbierski  No N/A  N/A
 Rose Rava  Yes  1  Kielbasa
 Sharon, Rusty, Nichole Swartz  No  N/A  N/A
 Anita Rudda  No  N/A  N/A
 Denise & Bob Zbierski  Yes  2  utensils, plates, napkins, bowls

Games:
Volley Ball (there is a volley ball net near the pavilion)

  • Baseball / Bat / Glove

Food (the following is just a suggestion – feel free to add items):

  • hot dogs & buns
  • hamburgers & buns
  • kielbasa & sauerkraut
  • sausage & peppers
  • chicken
  • salads – potato salad, pasta salad, coleslaw
  • nibbles – pretzels & potato chips, salsa & nacho chips
  • condiments – ketchup, mustard
  • desserts – fruit, cookies
  • drinks – water, lemonade, iced tea, soda (alcohol is prohibited)

Directions to Francis Slocum Park
Official PA Park Commission Site
Local Directions

  • Follow River Road – turn left onto 8th Street Bridge – continue on 8th street for .8 (eight-tenth) miles
  • 8th Street crosses Wyoming Ave – continue on 8th Street for another .8 (eight-tenth) mile
  • 8th Street crosses Shoemaker St – continue straight(ish) on 8th Street for 3.1 miles
  • Turn left onto Mount Olivet Road – go .9 (nine-tenths) miles
  • Turn left into Francis Slocum Park – go .3 (three-tenths) miles
  • Just past the Ranger Station turn right – follow the signs to Pavilions 1 & 2
  • Make the first left into the parking lot.
  • We’re at Pavillon #2

Out of State Directions

  • The park is five miles from Dallas and ten miles from Wilkes-Barre.
  • From exit 170B of I-81, take PA 309 north about seven miles (7.2).
  • Turn right (east) on Carverton Road and go about four miles (4.2).
  • Turn left (north) on 8th Street Road and go about one mile (1.3).
  • Turn left (west) onto Mt. Olivet Road and go one mile.
  • The park entrance is on the left.
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In Memory Of Dan Vegso (July 15, 1956 – February 2, 2015) – Chiller Theater

Dan was a part of Chiller Theatre…  Learn more about them here

http://www.chillertheatre.com/main.htm

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In Memory Of Dan Vegso (July 15, 1956 – February 2, 2015)

Dan

Daniel A. Vegso, 58, died on Mon. Feb.2, 2015 at his home in Denville, NJ. He was born and raised and has lived in Denville his whole life. Dan loved electronics, technology and music, and he had worked for over 24 years for Tech Toys in Parsippany. He also loved helping his friends and the church with the latest technology.

He is survived by his mother Josephine A. Vegso and many cousins and friends.

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Service on Sat. Feb. 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Church in Denville, NJ. Arrangements are being handled by Norman Dean Home for Services in Denville, NJ. Please share a memory of Daniel by lighting a candle on our web site, www.normandean.com.

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2014 Family Reunion

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2014 Family Reunion

August 9th, 2014 – Saturday

Francis Slocum Park, Pavilion #2

Number of people coming so far: 42

Name

Attending?

# People Coming Bringing
Theresa Brady Yes 1 coleslaw, bottled water
Patsy Brady, Matt Jr, Jim Yes 3 chicken, deviled eggs, fruit salad
Julie, Josh & Nick Sifert No N/A N/A
Judy & Joe Yarka, Stanley & Nancy Swiecicki Yes 4 TBD
Chrissy Miller, Jesi & Berg Miller No N/A N/A
name 1  Yes  2 Kapusta with kelbasi & haluski (cabbage & noodles)
name 2  Yes  3 TBD
Betty Tkach & Dorothy Condo  Yes  2 porketta, rolls and condiments
Anita Rudda  Yes  1 pickles
Jenn & Don Freeman & Alan Leland  Yes  3 Grill, etc
John & Debbi Tkach  Yes  2 hotdogs, burgers, rolls and condiments
Janice, Mark & Debi Weaver  Yes  3 Chips
Brenda, Emily & Liz Kolojejchick & Bernie Hromek & Louise  Yes 5 Chicken & a pasta salad and maybe a dessert; coffee, cream & sugar
Ken & Lilli Esposito  Yes 2 TBD
Melissa Francis & Mike; Jeremy Francis  Yes 3 TBD
Linda Murphy  Yes 1 paper products and plastic ware
Michelle, Mark, Brody, Caleb Cekloski  Yes 4 halushki
Denise Zbierski  Yes 1 pasta salad
Bob Zbierski Jr & Bob III  Yes 2 turkey chili

Games:
Volley Ball (there is a volley ball net near the pavilion)

  • Baseball / Bat / Glove

Food (the following is just a suggestion – feel free to add items):

  • hot dogs & buns
  • hamburgers & buns
  • kielbasa & sauerkraut
  • sausage & peppers
  • chicken
  • salads – potato salad, pasta salad, coleslaw
  • nibbles – pretzels & potato chips, salsa & nacho chips
  • condiments – ketchup, mustard
  • desserts – fruit, cookies
  • drinks – water, lemonade, iced tea, soda (alcohol is prohibited)

Directions to Francis Slocum Park

Official PA Park Commission Site

Local Directions

  • Follow River Road – turn left onto 8th Street Bridge – continue on 8th street for .8 (eight-tenth) miles
  • 8th Street crosses Wyoming Ave – continue on 8th Street for another .8 (eight-tenth) mile
  • 8th Street crosses Shoemaker St – continue straight(ish) on 8th Street for 3.1 miles
  • Turn left onto Mount Olivet Road – go .9 (nine-tenths) miles
  • Turn left into Francis Slocum Park – go .3 (three-tenths) miles
  • Just past the Ranger Station turn right – follow the signs to Pavilions 1 & 2
  • Make the first left into the parking lot.
  • Between the first and second pavilions are tables under the trees – this is it!!!

Out of State Directions

  • The park is five miles from Dallas and ten miles from Wilkes-Barre.
  • From exit 170B of I-81, take PA 309 north about seven miles (7.2).
  • Turn right (east) on Carverton Road and go about four miles (4.2).
  • Turn left (north) on 8th Street Road and go about one mile (1.3).
  • Turn left (west) onto Mt. Olivet Road and go one mile.
  • The park entrance is on the left.
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2013 Family Reunion Pictures

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