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Anniversaries

Mr. and Mrs. W. Duane Heck

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Duane Heck of Follansbee are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Heck and the former Carol Ann Lewis were married on May 6, 1961, at the First Presbyterian Church in Follansbee. The late Rev. John Bates officiated the ceremony. He is retired as ...

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reed

BRILLIANT — Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reed of Brilliant are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on April 20. Reed and the former Brenda Channing were united in marriage on April 20, 1996, at Cove Presbyterian Church in Weirton. He is the son of the late Dean and Jean Reed and works at the ...

Mr. and Mrs. James Warman

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. James “Jim” Warman of Follansbee are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on March 13. Warman and the former Marlene Harcharic were united in marriage on March 13, 1971, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Weirton. He is the son of the late ...

Mr. and Mrs. William Smith

STEUBENVILLE — The children of Mr. and Mrs. William Smith of Steubenville celebrated their parents’ 60th wedding anniversary by having a small luncheon at Zalenski’s on Aug. 30. Smith and the former Carole Novington were married on Aug. 28, 1960, at the First Christian Church in ...

Mr. and Mrs. Craig Delanta

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. Craig “Rusty” Delanta of Weirton will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 27. Delanta and the former and Carolyn Ralston were united in marriage on Feb. 27, 1971, at St. Anthony’s in Steubenville by Monsignor Paul Richter. He is retired from Weirton ...

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ogden

NEWELL — Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ogden of Newell celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a small dinner party hosted by their children on Jan. 31. Ogden and the former Anna Mae Monroe were united in marriage on Jan. 27, 1961, at Newell Glendale Church of the Nazarene where the Rev. Wilbur ...

Mr. and Mrs. John Flenniken

EAST SPRINGFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. John F. Flenniken of East Springfield will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 13. Flenniken, a native of Salem Township, and the former Ida Frances June of Follansbee were united in marriage on Feb. 13, 1971, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in ...

Mr. and Mrs. David Bartholomew

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. David Bartholomew of Follansbee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 5. Bartholomew and the former Cindy Crabbe were united in marriage on Jan. 5, 1971, at the First Christian Church of Weirton. He is the son of the late Ray and Victoria ...

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Robb

NEW MANCHESTER — Mr. and Bill Robb of New Manchester celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Dec. 23. Robb and the former Lois Cameron were married at the New Cumberland Christian Church Parsonage by the Rev. Alan Fields on Dec. 23, 1954. He is retired from Weirton Steel after 37 ...

Mr. and Mrs. Garner Kelley

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. Garner Kelley of Weirton recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. The former Deloris Underwood and Garner “Hoot” Kelley were married Dec. 8, 1950, in St. Clair, W.Va. He is retired from Weirton Steel as a supervisor of the electrical truck repair ...

Mr. and Mrs. James Bedortha

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. James Bedortha of Steubenville recently observed their 66th wedding anniversary. The former Marjorie Twyford of Steubenville and James Bedortha of Weirton were married on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 1954. She is a former staff member of the editorial department ...

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Dittmar

WESTERVILLE — LTC and Mrs. Joseph A. Dittmar of Westerville, former area residents, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Dittmar and the former Patricia Schmitt were married on Dec. 5, 1970, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Mingo Junction by the Rev. Donald Mantica. They were ...

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barker Jr.

WINTERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barker Jr. of Wintersville recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. Barker and the former Jeannie Geissler were married on Aug. 27, 1980. He is the son of Charles and Jeanne Barker Sr. of Steubenville. She is the daughter of the late ...

Mr. and Mrs. John Velegol

COLLIERS — Mr. and Mrs. John Velegol of Colliers will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. Velegol and the former Sally Ann Hodge were united in marriage on Sept. 30, 1960, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in East Liverpool by the Rev. Charles ...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kilpatrick

WINTERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Kilpatrick celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1. Kilpatrick and the former Nora Walker were united in marriage on Sept. 1, 1951, in Follansbee. They have two children — Robert L. Kilpatrick Jr. of Grand Junction, Colo., and Chyann ...

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Restifo

TORONTO — Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Restifo of Toronto will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary on Friday. Restifo and the former Ann Orlando were united in marriage on Sept. 4, 1954, at Duomo of Taormina in Taormina, Sicily. He is the son of the late Vincenzo and Maria Restifo and is a ...

Dr. and Mrs. George Mascio

WEIRTON — Dr. and Mrs. George Mascio of Weirton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 2. Mascio and the former Kathryn Lisac were united in marriage on July 2, 1960, at St. Joseph Church in Coraopolis, Pa. He is the son of the late Hugo and Liberata Mascio and retired from the ...

Mr. and Mrs. James Benton

RICHMOND — Mr. and Mrs. James Benton will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. Benton and the former Carla Hough were married on Sept. 2, 1980, in Steubenville. He is the son of the late Kay and Charles Benton and is employed by TIMET. She is the daughter of the late ...

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 ...

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Winstel

TORONTO — Mr. and Mrs. Norman Winstel of Toronto will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Winstel and the former Linda Prosser were married on July 31, 1970, at the Fosterville United Methodist Church in Toronto. He is the son of the late John and Verna Winstel and retired from the ...