Kovalcik: 40th wedding anniversary

MARTINS FERRY – Jim and Cathy Kovalcik celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on May 20. They were united in marriage on May 20, 1972, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Martins Ferry.

Kovalcik is the son of the late James Kovalcik and Marge Kovalcik of Yorkville. His wife, Cathy, is the daughter of Bob and Regina Lavy of Martins Ferry.

They are the parents of three children, Ben Kovalcik of Columbus, Carrie (Mark) Ramsay of Belmont, and Jamie (Jason) Cash of Columbus; four grandchildren, Bryce and Bradie Ann Ramsay and Jadyn and Josie Cash.

In honor of their celebration, a surprise party was held on June 30 with their family and friends.