Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Porter Jr.

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Porter Jr. of Steubenville celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Aug. 15.

Porter and the former Helen Ellis were married on Aug. 15, 1945, in San Diego, Calif., after World War II ended.

He is the son of the late Joseph Sr. and Helen Porter and retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp.

She is the daughter of the late Charles and Amara Ellis and was a homemaker.

The couple have six children — Joe Porter III of Steubenville, Kathy Cyrus of Akron, Steve Porter of Nebraska and Carroll Porter of Steubenville — and T.J. Porter and Patty Hancock, who are deceased.

Seven grandchildren complete the family.


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