WINTERSVILLE - Dominic and Mena Potts celebrated their 50th anniversary at an honorary dinner party held by friends in Manhattan at the Plaza Hotel's Palm Room in New York City where they had maintained a residence for a number of years.
The couple were married on Aug. 24, 1963, in Steubenville, with the Rev. Alfred D'Aliberti officiating.
Potts is the son of the late Dominic and Angeline Potts. He is a retired medical-legal trial attorney, author and speaker.
She is the daughter of the late Emilio and Josephine Bernabeiu and was the first professional psychiatric social worker in Jefferson County and was instrumental in creating the Jefferson County Guidance Center and Mental Health Clinic, the first professional mental health service in the county's history, now the Jefferson Behavioral Health System. She served as its chief of social service for several years. She was the first full-time professional case worker and counselor at the Steubenville Family Service Association.