WELLSBURG - Harold and Nancy Patterson of Wellsburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.
They were married on Aug. 5, 1961, at the Wellsburg Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Conrad Steinbrenner officiating.
She is the daughter of the late Robert and Catherine Ditty. She retired as a nurse, having worked for Drs. Patsy P. Cipoletti, Robert Marks and Tri County Visiting Nurses.
He is the son of the late Lloyd and Pearl Patterson. He served with the Army in Korea, and he retired from Signode Corp in Weirton after 39 years of service.
The have a daughter, Debbie Crum of Lancaster, and a son, Robb Patterson of Carmichaels, Pa. There are five grandchildren.
The couple celebrated Saturday by renewing their wedding vows at the Franklin Methodist Church followed by a dinner in Wellsburg. A cruise is planned later.