O’Connell: 45th wedding anniversary

George and Rose Marie O’Connell celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Aug. 3. They were united in marriage Aug. 3, 1968, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Martins Ferry.

George is retired from the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. His wife, Rose Marie, retired from Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital after 40-plus years in nursing throughout the Ohio Valley.

They still reside in Martins Ferry with their beloved dog, Teddie. Their two sons, Keith and George Jr., work and reside in Akron, Ohio.