Walter and Rosemary Pryne of Glenville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Christmas Eve at the home of their niece and nephew Jackie and Eric Filimon of Ballston Lake, along with their other 3 nieces - Kathy Sanders, Debbie Sanders and Laurie Pieniazek. A mass was also celebrated at St. Anthony's Church in Schenectady with the Rev. Richard Carlino officiating. The Prynes were married on Dec. 26, 1959 at St. Joseph's Church in Scotia with the Rev. George Brucker officiating.
During the summer months they are frequently at their home on Lake Kiwassa in the Saranac Lake chain of Lakes where they have resided for 38 years. They spent 9 days there when the 1980 Winter Olympic games were in Lake Placid seeing both of the hockey games that the USA won beating Russia and Finland. They also saw Eric Heiden receive his 5 gold medals.
Mr. Pryne is the nephew of Bill and Dora Pryne who owned and operated Pryne's Motel on Lake Flower Avenue in Saranac Lake for over 40 years. His cousin Charleen Pryne Dunbar now resides in Lake Anna, Virginia.
They have resided in Glenville for the past 49 years.