and Larry held a five day Tennessee wedding
celebration from September 1st through Labor Day the
5th that drew people from across the USA and even
international. Starting with the arrival of the
California McCarty's on Thursday, they were joined
by the rest of the McCarty Clan on Friday for a big
pizza party. The wedding celebration took
place on Saturday at the Capitol Movie Theater in
Lebanon, TN. The town square was adorned in green
ribbons and the theater marquee announced the Irish
wedding. Attending were guests from
California, Michigan, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana,
Texas, with a special attendee from Turkey and a
video shout out from Ireland. The cocktail hour
featured movie music and dance scenes on the big
screen, followed by clips from Happy Hair
Productions and a montage of Gina and Larry photos.
Kelly McCarty performed a heartfelt ceremony.
The reception highlights featured great food, three
fun toasts, dancing, and karaoke. The crowd
favorite was Kelly and Jerry McCarty singing,
"You Don't Bring Me Flowers Anymore".
Sunday featured an outdoor pool party for our out of
town guests and a small handful celebrated floating
in the pool on Monday.
and Larry want to thank everyone who came to
celebrate with them, and helping to make their wedding day special.
and reception took place at the Capitol movie theatre. The
evening began with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and of
Larry repeated their vows, and were pronounced husband and
wife. They are announced by the Rev as Larry & Gina
The couple receive
3 toasts during the eveing... First by Robert. Second from
Joe. And a third one from Jerry's World!
wonderful dinner, movies, karaoke, and dancing highlighted
the night as friends and family all had a wonderful
of the family, and Gina's side of the family pose for
their respective pictures
Here are videos of the
wonderful job done by the three toast-masters, Robert Lopez, Joe
Hornsby, and Jerry McCarty.
Robert Lopez delivers his
Brady Bunch toast
Gina's brother Joe
Hornsby delivers a heartfelt and funny toast
Jerry McCarty plays the
part of Jerry's World to give the final toast of the
Amanda Westfall McCarty won the
gold medal in her division at her first power lifting meet
ever! She benched 114 pounds, squatted 176 pounds, and
dead lifted 275 pounds! Oh, and she's a mom of 2 and a podiatric surgeon in her spare time!
7th annual Run 4 Don was held in September. Larry
& Gina joined others in this great cause. The
event honors Donald Chaffin. People run and walk
to raise money to benefit students in their
pursuit of a Christian education and also for Amyotrophic
Lateral Sclerosis Research. Great job Larry &
TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES .
Here are some of the travel destinations this past month
from our readers.
the McCartys traveled to Tennessee for the wedding of
Gina and Larry
Margaret and Carol drove to Yellowstone National Park on
Chris and Austin traveled to South Bend, IN for the MSU/Notre
Dame football game
Valerie, and Laura traveled to Washington DC, and to
Arlington Cemetery to attend a military service for
Did you go on a trip or
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Dear Editor: I
loved the Brad Savage Movie. Tell Jerry I know people that
could get it made. Just say the word!.
ED NOTE: You
do realize Carl that there are cockroaches involved?!?
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BUT NOT FORGOTTEN - THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY
SINCE THE LAST ISSUE
Jon Polito, 65, actor (Miller's Crossing, The Rocketeer, Homicide: Life on the Street), multiple myeloma.
Hugh O'Brian, 91, actor (The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, The Shootist, Twins). Bobby
Chacon, 64, American boxer, world champion (1974–1975, 1982–1983), fall.
Greta Zimmer Friedman, 92, American dental assistant, subject in
V-J Day in Times Square photo. Alexis Arquette, 47, American actress (The Wedding Singer, Pulp Fiction, Lords of Dogtown). John
Kelly, 88, Detroit news anchor, Kelly & Company. Richard D.
Trentladge, 87, advertising exec and jingle writer (Oscar Meyer, V8, National Safety Council) , heart failure.
Arnold Palmer, 87, Hall of Fame professional golfer.
Shimon Peres, 93, Israeli statesman, President (2007–2014), Prime Minister (1977, 1984-1986, 1995-1996), Nobel Laureate (1994), stroke.
Larkin Malloy, 62, actor (The Edge of Night, Guiding Light, All My Children) and announcer, heart failure.
cousin, Facebook friend, and Metro subscriber Barbara Guzdial, age 74, died
peacefully August 30, 2016 after a long battle with
cancer. She was surrounded by her husband and three
Barbara married her husband, Bernard, on February 10,
1962. They raised three daughters, and Barbara enjoyed the
title she loved the best, Nana to her three grandsons,
Tyler, Andrew and Ryan. In addition to raising her family,
Barbara was the parish secretary at St. Mary Magdalen for
14 years. A place that was more than a job to her, it was
her desire to help others who came to the rectory offices
Family was Barb’s passion
and she loved to keep a swimming pool in her back yard for
the family to come over to swim and visit. She loved to
host her family’s reunion and was delighted to see just
how big her family with her sisters and brothers had
actually become. She has helped to create many lifelong
family memories with her backyard reunions.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Bernard, daughters
Lisa (Mark) Chrysler, Barbara Guzdial and Karen (Paul)
Spiteri. She is also survived by her three grandsons,
Tyler, Andrew and Ryan. She also leaves behind her loving
sisters, Carlene (Jordan) Pantelides, Cathy (Frank)
Guastella and brothers, Chuck (Kathleen) Calati and
Anthony (Barbara) Calati and many nieces and nephews.
The family has asked for donations to The American Cancer
Society or Reverence Hospice through St. John Providence
Foundations, Mack Office Building, Suite12, 22101 Moross
Road, Detroit, Michigan 48236-2148. Per the instructions
of Barbara, she requested cremation with a funeral mass.
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