Anniversaries

Mr. and Mrs. John Phillipson Sr.

TORONTO — Mr. and Mrs. John E. Phillipson Sr. of Toronto celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on April 28. The couple were married on April 28, 1956, at St. Francis Church in Toronto. He is the son of the late David and Clinnie Phillipson and is retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel ...

Mr. and Mrs. James Arthurs

WELLSBURG — Jim and Donna Arthurs celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on April 24. They were married April 24, 1954, in Wellsburg by Mrs. Arthurs’ uncle, the late Rev. George Rutherford. He is the son of the late Paul and Margaret Hoover Arthurs. She is the daughter of the late ...

Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Harlan

FOLLANSBEE — Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Harlan of Follansbee celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Harlan and the former Virginia Anne Corasaniti were married March 10, 1979, by Monsignor Cronan T. Molloy at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in ...

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Childers

NEW CUMBERLAND — Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Childers of New Cumberland celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Friday. Childers and the former Barbara Ward were married on March 29, 1949, in New Cumberland. They have four children: Barbara Mills and Karen Witherow, both of New Cumberland; ...

Mr. and Mrs. Richard McKitrick

PARIS, Pa. — Mr. and Mr. Richard E. McKitrick of Paris, Pa., were honored with a dinner on their 65th wedding anniversary given by their children at Giovanni’s Restaurant in Weirton. McKitrick and the former June Gareis were married on Dec. 19, 1953, by the late David Gufstason, pastor of ...

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 ...