Skocik: 50th wedding anniversary

ST. CLAIRSVILLE-Stephen and Linda Skocik celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 4. They were married on Nov. 4, 1961, at Our Lady of Mount Lebanon Church with Father Michael Hitti officiating. They have resided in St. Clairsville for 50 years.

Steve is the son of the late Stephen and Fannie Skocik, formerly of Tiltonsville. He is retired from Bridgeport High School where he was the principal for many years.

Linda is the daughter of the late Anthony and Madeline Shia, formerly of Wheeling, and is retired from Harvey Goodman Realty.

They are the parents of two daughters, Madeleine (Bobby) Nikolaus of Hilliard, Ohio, and Stephanie (Jimmy) Ivey of Richmond, Va.

They have six grandchildren: Alivia, Rebecca and Stephen Nikolaus of Hilliard and Madlina, Madison and Makayla of Richmond.

They will celebrate this occasion with a special blessing of their marriage at church with friends and family at a later date.