Anniversaries

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Billham

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Billham of Weirton, formerly of Steubenville, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a dinner hosted by their family. Billham and the former Greta Mitts were married on March 22, 1952, in Brilliant. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. C. Edward ...

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph L. Wheaton

PAW PAW, W.Va. — Mr. and Mrs. Ralph L. Wheaton of Paw Paw, W.Va., former area residents, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversay by renewing their vows Jan. 28 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Wellsburg, 50 years to the day of their marriage there. The Rev. Daniel Pisano officiated for ...

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pesta Sr.

CINCINNATI — Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pesta Sr. of Cincinnati, former area residents, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today. Pesta and the former Agnes Severini were married Feb. 12, 1947, in the old Slovak Presbyterian Church in Mingo Junction with the Rev. George P. Folta ...

Mr. and Mrs. Sam DiMeo

MINGO JUNCTION — Mr. and Mrs. Sam DiMeo of Mingo Junction celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 26. DiMeo and the former Gloria Manfresca were married on Jan. 26, 1957, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Steubenville with Monsignor Giannamore and the Rev. Richter ...

Mr. and Mrs. R. Cunningham

GALVA, Kan. — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cunningham of Galva, Kan., former Weirton residents, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4. Cunningham and the former Nancy Kendrick were married Feb. 4, 1967, at Our Lady of Lourdes in Burgettstown. He owned and operated Cunningham ...

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sensibaugh Jr.

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Sensibaugh Jr. of Steubenville are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Sensibaugh and the former Ruth Pfister were married on Jan. 21, 1967, at Holy Family Church. He is the son of the late Ralph Sr. and Edna Sensibaugh and retired from Miners ...

Mr. and Mrs. Rick Saylor

WINTERSVILLE — Rick and Karen Saylor of Wintersville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their families at a dinner in Canton, Ohio. The couple were married Jan. 7, 1967, in Winchester, Va. He retired from Weirton Steel Corp. She is a homemaker and previously worked at Ohio ...

Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Layburn

FOLLANSBEE — Donnie and Kathleen McAndrews Layburn of Follansbee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday by renewing their vows at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Follansbee, with the Rev. Thomas Gallagher presiding. They were married on Dec. 29, 1966. He came home on leave ...

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Beebe

TORONTO — Mr. and Mrs. Clyde R. Beebe of Toronto will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Nov. 17. Beebe and the former Marjorie E. McConnell were united in marriage on Nov. 17, 1946, in Canton. The son of the late Frank and Alice Beebe, he worked at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel ...

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Wellington

TORONTO — Bob and Jackie Wellington of Toronto celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 3. They were united in marriage on Nov. 3, 1956. They have two sons, Shawn and Brian, and four grandsons. A family celebration was held at the Spread Eagle Tavern in Hanoverton, Ohio.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Elliott

WEIRTON — Harold and Mary Ann Elliott of Weirton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Savannah, Ga., with their daughter and her family, then a trip by themselves taken to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Elliott and the former Mary Ann Rosnick were united in marriage on Sept. 29, 1966, in ...

Mr. and Mrs. Alfonse Sachini

FOLLANSBEE — Alfonse and Dolores “Doe” Sachini of Follansbee celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Oct. 19. They were united in marriage on Oct. 19, 1946, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cecil, Pa. with the Rev. Pastious officiating. A World War II veteran of the Navy, ...

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Long

NEW CUMBERLAND — Charles and Rhonda Long of New Cumberland will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Oct. 28. Long and the former Rhonda Hill Swiger were united in marriage on Oct. 28, 1991. He is the son of the late Charles and Mildred Braun Long and is retired from Weirton Steel. ...

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stevens

WEIRTON — Jack and Carla Stevens of Weirton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 29 with a party hosted by their children. Stevens and the former Carla Hesse were married on Sept. 29, 1956. He is the son of the late Charles and Virginia Stevens and retired from Weirton ...

Mr. and Mrs. John Patterson

NEW CUMBERLAND — John and Rebecca Patterson, formerly of New Cumberland, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27 by hosting a dinner at the Tower of the Americas’ Chart House Restaurant, San Antonio, Texas, where the couple now reside. Helping them celebrate were their two ...

Mr. and Mrs. Rick Parker

WEIRTON — Rick and Cindy Parker of Weirton are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary today. Parker, the son of the late Stanley and Roselyn Parker, and the former Cindy McQuain, daughter of the late Jack and Grace McQuain, were married on Sept. 18, 1971, at the old St. Paul’s Church ...

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Johnson

WEIRTON — Bill and Diane Johnson of Weirton celebrated their 50th anniversary during an August celebration with family and friends at the Outer Banks, N.C. Johnson and the former Diane Fodor were married on Sept. 17, 1966, at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church in Weirton with the Rev. Leroy ...

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lane

PARIS, Pa. — Carl “Bob” and Diane Lane of Paris, Pa., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 2. Lane and the former Diane Bailey were united in marriage on Sept. 2, 1966, at Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Virginia by the Rev. G. Raymond Womeldorf. He is the son of the late ...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kilpatrick

WINTERSVILLE — Robert and Nora Kilpatrick of Wintersville recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with family. The couple were married on Sept. 1, 1951, in Follansbee. He is the son of the late Vernie and Virginia Kilpatrick. She is the daughter of the late Norman and Marian ...

Mr. and Mrs. R. Mazzaferro

WINTERSVILLE — Ronald and Carol Mazzaferro will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 10. Mazzaferro and the former Carol Cucarese were united in marriage on Sept. 10, 1966, at St. Anthony Church in Steubenville  by the Rev. Joseph Malara. He is the son of the late Thomas ...