Marcavitch: 40th wedding anniversary

Richard and Pamela Marcavitch are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Sept. 15. They were married on Sept. 15, 1973, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in California, Pa., by the Rev. John Petrarulo.

Marcavitch, formerly of California, Pa., is the son of the late Felix and Frances Marcavitch. He is the safety director for The Ohio Valley Coal Company and has worked for Murray Energy Corp. for over 18 years.

His wife, the former Pamela Zetka from Roscoe, Pa., is the daughter of the late Charles and Evelyn Zetka. Pam was a religious education coordinator and preschool teacher for St. Ann Church in Waynesburg, Pa. She currently works for RCLBenziger Publishing Company.

The couple moved to Greene County and raised their two sons in Waynesburg, Pa. Aaron is married with two children and lives in Greenbelt, Md., and Philip is married and lives in Upper St. Clair, Pa. Pam and Richard moved to St. Clairsville three years ago.

The couple is planning a trip to the Grand Canyon to celebrate their anniversary.