BENNETT: 40th wedding anniversary

BELLAIRE – Robert and Lou Ann Bennett will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 5. They were united in marriage on Aug. 5, 1972 at St. Johns Catholic Church with the Monsignor Metzger officiating.

Bennett is the son of the late Alfred and Alma Bennett, formerly of Martins Ferry. He was the manager of the Red Head Service Station on Zane Highway for many years. He is now a maintenance tech for Speedway and Bennett Properties.

His wife, Lou Ann, is the daughter of the late Albert and Luella Digiandomenico. She operates Bennett Rental Properties, is president of the Bellaire Area Chamber of Commerce and is on the Bellaire Village Council.

They are the parents of two children: Robert Jr. (Roxanne) of Bellaire and Bobbie Jo Maguire (Dave) of Martins Ferry; three grandsons: Robert III and A.J. Bennett of Bellaire and Dave Maguire of Martins Ferry.

A family dinner will be held in their honor on Sunday and they will take a cruise to Catalina Island and Ensenada, Mexico, at a later date.