Jerry and Donna Kowalski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary touring Ireland and Scotland. One of the highlights of the trip was being in Scotland at Edinburgh Castle for a Military Tattoo performance on Aug. 24, the date of their anniversary.
In July the couple hosted an open house for family and close friends. Original wedding party members present were Tony and Diane Kowalski, Mary Ellen Gallagher and Joe Kowalski. Missing were Felicia Sabourin and the late Larry Sabourin.
Mr. Kowalski and the former Donna DesChamps were married Aug. 24, 1963 at St. Anne Catholic Church. Monsignor William Simon officiated.
Jerry and Donna have four children: Tex (Theresa), Tonya (Stu) Pake, Adam (Eileen) and Carrie (Patrick) Arens. They also have six grandchildren: Nate, Danielle, Jeremian, Gaige, Caliber and Victoria.