Anniversaries

Mr. and Mrs. James Souffrant

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. James D. Souffrant of Weirton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today with a party in their honor with family and friends. Souffrant and the former Judy Snatcho were married Aug. 5, 1967, at Noblestown United Presbyterian Church by the Rev. ...

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Collett

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. Gary Collett of Follansbee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary during a party with family and friends held July 15 at the Follansbee Community House. Collett and the former Linda Crawford were married July 29, 1967. He is the son of the late Troy and ...

Mr. and Mrs. William Cooper

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. William E. “Bill” Cooper of Follansbee will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on July 20. Cooper and the former Bobbie Vickers were married on July 20, 1957, by the late Omar Hall at Follansbee Church of Christ, where they remain active ...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Faulkner

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Faulkner recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Faulkner and the former Joanne Schumacher were married June 28, 1952, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Weirton. Together they raised six children: Robert Faulkner Jr., Louanne Applegarth, the ...

Mr. and Mrs. William Miller

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. William Miller of Weirton celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary May 12 at a dinner with family and friends. Miller and the former Shirley G. Woodard were married May 12, 1956, by the Rev. Mansberger during a ceremony held at the home of the bride’s parents, the ...

Mr. and Mrs. James Sutak

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. James Sutak celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 24. Sutak, son of the late Steve and Elizabeth Sutak, and the former Laverne Kobily, daughter of the late Steve and Rose Kobily, were married in Weirton on June 24, 1967. He is retired from Weirton ...

Mr. and Mrs. Darius L. Rogers

TORONTO — Mr. and Mrs. Darius L. “Doc” Rogers of Toronto celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on June 10. Rogers and the former Elizabeth “Betty” Pompa were united in marriage on June 10, 1950, by Monsignor Richter in St. Anthony’s Church in Steubenville. After serving in ...

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gampolo

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gampolo of Steubenville celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Saturday with a party. Gampolo and the former Mary Martino were married June 14, 1947, in St. Anthony Church, Follansbee, by the Rev. Robert Weiskercher. He is the son of the late Guy and ...

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Henry

STEUBENVILLE — Donald and Rose Henry of Steubenville are celebrating their 51st anniversary today. They were married on June 11, 1966, at St. John Catholic Church in Wellsburg, with the late Rev. John Ryan officiating. She is the daughter of the late Helen and Frank Lish. She is retired ...

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Cecelones

FOLLANSBEE — Mr and Mrs. Gary Cecelones of Follansbee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Cecelones and the former Linda Warman were married on May 27, 1967, at First Church of Christ in Follansbee. Cecelones retired after 25 years of service with Weirton Steel. She retired ...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crites

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crites of Steubenville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 1. Crites and the former Joan Sargeant were united in marriage on June 1, 1957, at Finley United Methodist Church by the Rev. Lloyd McQueen. He is the son of the late Roy and Marie ...

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 ...