Mr. and Mrs. John Slater

TORONTO – Mr. and Mrs. John P. Slater of Toronto marked their 50th anniversary on June 15 with a family celebration.

Slater and the former Judy Sutton were united in marriage on June 27, 1964, at Mount Zion Methodist Church in Irondale by the Rev. A.L. Huffman.

The son of the late Bill and Ethan Slater, he is a semi-retired truck driver for System Logistics.

The daughter of the late Robert and Thelma Sutton, she is a pharmacy technician at Diamond Pharmacy in Wintersville.

They have four children: Cindy Matuska of Richmond; Teresa Roig of Oakdale, Pa.; Jamie Phillips of Amsterdam; and Andy, who is deceased.

Nine grandchildren complete the family.