Over a hundred persons attended the birthday
celebration. Tony was born in Nanty Glo February 27, 1922,
the son of Mary Kauslaskas Kupchella and Martin Kupchella,
both deceased. The family lived on Johnson Street in Nanty
Glo. Mary and Martin had six sons: Bernard, who lived in
New Jersey and is deceased; Charles and Martin, who lived
in Nanty Glo (also deceased); William who lives in Barnesboro;
John who lives in Nanty Glo, and Tony who resides in Cleveland.
Tony married Doris, daughter of Sara and
Pearl Whitsell, who lived on Fourth Street in Nanty Glo,
on January 26, 1947. They moved to Cleveland not long afterward,
where Tony worked for the railroad, from which he retired
as an engineer. Tony and Doris have four children: Diana
Kupchella of Virginia; David from Cleveland; Allen, now
living in Massachusetts, and Marcy Stimmel of New Mexico.
They have eight grandchildren.