Anniversaries

Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Jochims

HOPEDALE — Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Jochims of Hopedale celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 4. Jochims and the former Karen Carlon were united in marriage on Jan. 4, 1969, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hopedale. He is the son of the late Richard and Clara Jochims, and she ...

Mr. and Mrs. Kim Ford

NEW CUMBERLAND — Mr. and Mrs. Kim Ford, formerly of New Cumberland, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary during a party held in their honor on Dec. 8 at the VFW in Weirton. Ford and the former Jean Gaston were united in marriage on Dec 15, 1948, in Cumberland, Md. He is the son of ...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Snider

WINTERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Robert “Bob” Snider of Steubenville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner hosted by their sons and daughters-in-law. Snider and the former Darlene Lockhart were united in marriage on Oct. 26, 1968, in Charleston, S.C., at Bethel Methodist ...

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Crossley

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. Bill Crossley of Weirton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 28. Crossley and the former Tina “Carol” Tassey were united in marriage on Sept. 28, 1968, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Weirton. He is the son of the late Lawrence and Jean Crossley ...

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kerr

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kerr of Steubenville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26. Kerr and the former Cathy Taylor were united in marriage on Oct. 26, 1968, at Buena Vista United Methodist Church by the Rev. Sam Pollock. She is the daughter of the late Edwin ...

Mr. and Mrs. George Vukelich

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. George Vukelich of Weirton are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary today with family and friends as they were honored kumovi for their church’s slava and anniversary celebration. Vukelich and the former Diane Schultz Shaffer were united in marriage on Oct. 2, ...

Mr. and Mrs. John Ubrin

MINGO JUNCTION — Mr. and Mrs. John R. Ubrin of Mingo Junction celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner hosted by their children at Scaffidi’s Restaurant in Steubenville. They also recently celebrated their anniversary with a family trip to Aruba. Ubrin and the former ...

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brown

WINTERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Harold “Bo” Brown of Wintersville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 17. Brown and the former Kathryn Shanley were united in marriage on July 17, 1958, at the First United Methodist Church in Mingo Junction. He is the son of the late James ...

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Chipps Sr.

STEUBENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Chipps Sr. of Steubenville celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary during a surprise party July 11 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant attended by family and friends. Chipps and the former Mary Utzler were united in marriage on July 11, 1953, at Calvary United ...

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Runkel

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Runkel celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday in Niagara Falls, N.Y., and Presque Isle, Pa. Runkel and the former Marlene Rybka were united in married on July 13, 1968, at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Weirton with the Rev. Emil ...