WEIRTON - Wenceslaus John "Whitey" and Mary Agnes "Betty" Pawlowski are marking their 70th wedding anniversary today.
The couple were married July 4, 1940, in St. John's Catholic Church, Wellsburg, with the Rev. John Herman officiating.
Wenceslaus is the son of the late Valeria and Feliks Pawlowski. She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Victoria Lepowsky of Washington, Pa.
The Pawlowskis have a daughter, Patricia Ann Evano, a granddaughter and a great-grandson.
Mary Agnes, a housewife, is a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church where she has served in the Altar Society and is a past treasurer.
Her husband also is a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. He retired with 45 years' service as a crane operator, motor inspector and electrician in the sheet mill of Weirton Steel Corp., a division of National Steel.
The couple celebrated their anniversary June 26 with a small family gathering at the Grandview Terrace Apartments, where they are new residents.