Anniversaries

Wilhelm 45th wedding anniversary

John and Nancy Wilhelm of Bellaire celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on March 4. They wed on March 4, 1972, at the First Christian Church on 20th Street in Wheeling. John is the son of the late Kenneth and Elizabeth (Jack) Wilhelm. He retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Plant 3 ...

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Simpson 60th wedding anniversary

Orville and Betty Simpson of Belmont will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on March 2. The were married by the Rev. Eldridge Reed at the East Richland Friends Church. Orville is the son of the late Orville Simpson Sr. and Ethel Simpson of Belmont. Betty is the daughter of the ...

Cavicchia 50th wedding anniversary

Dom and Sandy Cavicchia of Martins Ferry celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4. They wed on Feb. 4, 1967. Dom is the son of the late Ray and Minnie Cavicchia. He retired from Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 83, Wheeling, and as co-owner of Community TV Systems. Sandy is the ...

Hans 65th wedding anniversary

Jack and Marian Hans of St. Clairsville are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on Feb. 16, 1952, by the late Rev. Phil Hinerman at the First United Methodist Church in Bellaire. Their vows were witnessed by brother Richard Hans (deceased) and friend Geneva ...

Liberatore 45th wedding anniversary

Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Liberatore Jerry and Cheryl Liberatore are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary today, Jan. 29. They were united in marriage Jan. 29, 1972, at St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire, with Monsignor Paul Metzger officiating. Liberatore, ...

Driscoll 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dave and Sandy Driscoll celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 14. They were united in marriage Jan. 14, 1967, at the First Christian Church, Martins Ferry, with the late H. Dean Warren officiating. Dave, son of the late Walter and Betty Driscoll, is ...

Russell 60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Russell Sr. of Shadyside celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 5. They were united in marriage Jan. 5, 1957, at the First Christian Church, Shadyside. Robert is the son of the late Harry and Leota Russell. He is retired from Navistar of Springfield, Ohio. ...

Driscoll 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dave and Sandy Driscoll will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 14. They were united in marriage Jan. 14, 1967, at the First United Methodist Church, Martins Ferry, with the late H. Dean Warren officiating. Dave, son of the late Walter and Betty ...

Wees 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. George Fred Wees of Belmont celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 7. A celebration with family and friends is being planned for April 2017. Fred and Sandra grew up in Belmont, attending Union Local High School together. Since getting married, Fred and ...

Gross 50th wedding anniversary

Louis F. (Fred) and Constance S. Gross of Shadyside celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 30. They were united in marriage Dec. 30, 1966, by the Rev. Alfred Mcleese at the former First Reformed Church of Christ in Bellaire. Constance is the daughter of the late Leonard ...

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Varvarosky 60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Luke Gerald Varvarosky of Shadyside celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in June. They were united in marriage on June 2, 1956, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Bridgeport. Gerald “Jerry” is the son of the late Luke and Barbara Varvarosky and is retired from the ...

Brinker 40th wedding anniversary

Terry and Jill Brinker are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Nov. 27. They were united in marriage at the Powhatan Methodist Church with the late Rev. Jim Kocsis officiating. Brinker, son of Don and Marguerite Brinker of Bellaire, is a retired superintendent of ...

Vetula 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Frank Vetula will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 26 with a Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville at 4:30 p.m. Carolyn and Edward were united in marriage on Nov. 26, 1966, at St. Joseph’s in Fairpoint, Ohio, with the Rev. ...

Horn 60th wedding anniversary

Merle and Mary Ann Horn celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 17. They live in St. Clairsville. They are the parents of David (Charlotte) Horn, Doreen Horn and Denise (Robby) Fish.

Phelp 75th wedding anniversary

The Rev. Richard and Dorothy Phelps, former pastor of Shadyside Nazarene Church, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Nov. 18. Richard and Dorothy were both born in Warren, Ohio, delivered by the same doctor. They were introduced by a mutual friend. Richard graduated from ...

Grandstaff 60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Grandstaff of Bridgeport celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 10. They were united in marriage Nov. 10, 1956, at First United Methodist Church, Bridgeport, with the Rev. Solomon Bass officiating the ceremony. Carol Grandstaff is the daughter of the late ...

Schilling 50th wedding anniversary

John and Nanna Schilling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 5. They were united in marriage Nov. 5, 1966, at St. John’s Lutheran church with the late Pastor Paul W.O. Hiest officiating. Schilling is the son of the late John and Mary Schilling and is employed by the ...

DiSantis 45th wedding anniversary

Bruce and Ruth Ann DiSantis are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary today, Oct. 30. They were married in Shadyside on Oct. 30, 1971, by the Rev. Howard Hull of the Lincoln Avenue Methodist Church. Bruce is retired from Hannibal Locks and Dam. Ruth Ann was a nurse’s aide at the ...

Boggs 55th wedding anniversary

Dennis and Marlene Boggs are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 20, 1961, by the late Rev. C.H. Wakeman in Cumberland, Md. Dennis is the son of the late Sanford and Margaret Boggs of Baden, Pa. Marlene is the daughter of the late Michael and Madge Mikulich ...

Bruhn 65th wedding anniversary

Bob and Pat Bruhn of St. Clairsville celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 19. They were married on Oct. 19, 1951, at the Lloydsville Methodist Church. Bob is the son of the late George and Martha Bruhn and is retired from Richland Township. He also worked at North American ...