Anniversaries

Mr. and Mrs. George Vukelich

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. George Vukelich of Weirton are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary today with family and friends as they were honored kumovi for their church’s slava and anniversary celebration. Vukelich and the former Diane Schultz Shaffer were united in marriage on Oct. 2, ...

Mr. and Mrs. John Ubrin

MINGO JUNCTION — Mr. and Mrs. John R. Ubrin of Mingo Junction celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner hosted by their children at Scaffidi’s Restaurant in Steubenville. They also recently celebrated their anniversary with a family trip to Aruba. Ubrin and the former ...

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brown

WINTERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Harold “Bo” Brown of Wintersville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 17. Brown and the former Kathryn Shanley were united in marriage on July 17, 1958, at the First United Methodist Church in Mingo Junction. He is the son of the late James ...

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Chipps Sr.

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Chipps Sr. of Steubenville celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary during a surprise party July 11 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant attended by family and friends. Chipps and the former Mary Utzler were united in marriage on July 11, 1953, at Calvary United ...

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Runkel

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Runkel celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday in Niagara Falls, N.Y., and Presque Isle, Pa. Runkel and the former Marlene Rybka were united in married on July 13, 1968, at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Weirton with the Rev. Emil ...

Mr. and Mrs. John Tolbert

RICHMOND — Mr. and Mrs. John Tolbert of Richmond celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday. Tolbert and the former Marcia Crosby were married on June 23, 1978, at Raynes United Methodist Church by the Rev. Gary LeMasters. He is the son of the late John L. and Margaret Tolbert ...

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Richardson

BLOOMINGDALE — Mr. and Mrs. Charles Richardson of Bloomingdale celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 14 with family and friends at a private dinner. Richardson and the former Lorretta Buck were married on June 14, 1958, at Labelle Church of Christ in Steubenville. He is the ...

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cavalier

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cavalier of Follansbee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 15. Cavalier and the former Mary Ann Chiarello were united in marriage on June 15, 1968, at St. Anthony’s Church in Follansbee by the Rev. Harold Moore. She is the daughter of the late ...

Mr. and Mrs. James Riffee

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. James Riffee of Steubenville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 10 with family and friends at a private dinner. Riffee and the former Betty Stone were married on May 10, 1958, at Weirton United Methodist Church by the Rev. A.R. Mansberger. He is ...

Mr. and Mrs. William Sunyoger

WINTERSVILLE — William P. Sunyoger and Carolyn “Kay” Marshall-Sunyoger of Wintersville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 4. The couple were married on May 4, 1968, at Holy Name Cathedral in Steubenville by Monsignor James Marshall, the Rev. John Costlow, cousins of the ...

Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Byers

STRATTON — Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Byers celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on April 30. Byers and the former Tondra Cooper were married on April 30, 1988, at the Hilltop Presbyterian Church in Toronto. She is the daughter of the late Gerald and Carol Cooper. She is employed at Rue 21 ...

Mr. and Mrs. F. Villamagna Jr.

MINGO JUNCTION — Mr. and Mrs. Frank Villamagna Jr. of Macedonia, Ohio, formerly of Mingo Junction, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner held April 15 at Blue Canyon Restaurant in Twinsburg. Villamagna and the former Sandra Kumbera were united in marriage April 15, ...

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Valles

PARIS, Pa. — Louis and Nancy Valles of Paris, Pa., recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family celebration held at Undo’s in Weirton. The couple were married on Feb. 13, 1958. He is the son of the late Albert and Nancy Valles. She is the daughter of the late Clay ...

Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Reck

WELLSBURG — Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Reck of Wellsburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday with a family dinner. Reck and the former Karen Schwertfeger were united in marriage on Feb. 24, 1968, at the Wellsburg First Baptist Church. He retired from Koppers with 35 years of ...

Mr. and Mrs. George Kucan

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. George Kucan of Weirton celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Jan. 24. Kucan and the former Virginia Grapa were married on Jan. 24, 1948, at St. Paul Catholic Church on County Road by the Rev. Edmund Weinheimer. He is the son of the late Stephen and Anna ...

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Manack

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. Raymond “Ray” Manack of Follansbee will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on Tuesday. Manack and the former Eleanor “Bubs” Wilson were married on Jan. 30, 1953, in Rockville, Md. He is the son of the late Leon and Consiglia Manack. He was ...

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn C. Wells

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Glenn C. Wells of Steubenville celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with their family and friends at a dinner held Saturday at the Steubenville Country Club. Wells and the former Marcella Peterson were united in marriage by the Rev. Dooley on Jan. 7, 1948, ...

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kelley

BRILLIANT — Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kelley of Brilliant have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Kelley and the former Charlene McAninch were married on Dec. 30, 1967, at the Calvary United Presbyterian Church in St. Clairsville by Richard Ferguson. The son of the late James and ...

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mazik

MINGO JUNCTION — Kenneth and Dorothy Mazik of Mingo Junction celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at St. Agnes church, with the Rev. James Dunfee offering a blessing during Mass. The couple were married on Oct. 28, 1967, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Steubenville. He is the son of ...

Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Grant Sr.

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. W. Daniel Grant Sr. of Weirton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family at a dinner held Nov. 24. Grant and the former Patricia Hazlett were united in marriage on Dec. 21, 1957, at the First Christian Church in Wheeling. The son of the late Wilbur ...