Mr. and Mrs. George Kucan

WEIRTON – George and Virginia Kucan of Weirton celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday.

The couple were surprised in October on the occasion of George’s 90th birthday with a Mass celebrated at St. Peter Church in Steubenville and at a house party hosted by their daughter and son-in-law, Deb and Rick Witkowski.

The couple were married on Jan. 24, 1948, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Weirton.

He worked at Weirton Steel for 40 years in the blooming mill as a pit craneman. She was a homemaker.

The Kucans have four daughters: Dr. Linda Kucan of Pittsburgh, Kathy McCaskey and Deb Witkowski, both of Weirton; and Kimberly VanBrimer of Little Rock, Ark.

Four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren complete the family.