Brighentis celebrate 60th
Albert and Laurina Brighenti of Belchertown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a celebration with family and friends on Sept. 23 at the home of their daughter, Nancy Kwiatkowski, in Belchertown.
Albert Brighenti and Laurina Gibbs were married at Our Lady Immaculate Church in Athol on Oct. 25, 1952.
The couple lived in Athol before moving to Belchertown 54 years ago.
Albert was a natural resource officer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is now retired. Laurina is a homemaker.
They have four children, Nancy Kwiatkowski and her husband, Paul, Albert Brighenti and his wife, Susan, Marie Budness and her husband, Jim, all of Belchertown, and Susan Reynolds and her husband, Scott, of Concord, N.H. They have seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.