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Anniversaries

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 ...

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bise

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bise of Steubenville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 20. Bise and the former Beverly Drzayich were united in marriage on June 20, 1970. He worked as a pipe fitter at Weirton Steel before his retirement and is the son of the late ...

Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Barker Sr.

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Barker Sr. of Steubenville are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Barker and the former Jean Kerr were united in marriage on July 16, 1960, at Starkdale Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Sheldon Hastings. He is the son of the late John F. and ...

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Conley

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. Jim Conley of Weirton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Conley and the former Nancy Ann Blankenship were united in marriage on June 19, 1970, at Memorial Baptist Church in Weirton with the Rev. Pelton Vandercoy officiating. He worked as a roll grinder ...

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Williamson

HAMMONDSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Williamson of Hammondsville are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Williamson and the former Patricia Shannon were united in marriage on June 13, 1970, at the Hammondsville United Methodist Church in Hammondsville. He is the son of the late ...

Mr. and Mrs. Francis Diloreto

MINGO JUNCTON — Francis and Gertrude Diloreto of Mingo Junction will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Thursday, The couple was married on June 11, 1955, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Mingo Junction. He worked as a cherry picker in the mill. He also was a councilman at large in ...

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Headman

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. Louis Headman of Follansbee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 18. Headman and the former Carolann Black were united in marriage on April 18, 1970, at St. Anthony Church in Follansbee by the Rev. Harold Moore, now deceased. He is the son of the late ...

Mr. and Mrs. David Reitter

WEIRTON — David and Victoria Reitter of Weirton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 9, 2020. They were united in marriage on May 9, 1970, at Cove United Presbyterian Church in Weirton with the late Rev. G. Ousley Brown officiating the ceremony. He is the son of the late Harry ...