FOLLANSBEE -Ronald P. and Emilia M. Recchio of Follansbee are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. A Mass of Thanksgiving is to be held today at St. Anthony Catholic Church, and a dinner is planned at St. Francis Centre.
The couple were united in marriage on Oct. 21, 1961, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, with the late Rev. John Allison officiating.
She is the daughter of the late Marco and Elizabeth Martino. She worked as a secretary for RCA Service Co. and Michael G. DiDomenico, CPA.
He is the son of the late Pio and Antonetta Recchio Gagliani. He retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. He served in the Army and is a former fire chief of the Follansbee Volunteer Fire Department.
They are members of St. Anthony Catholic Church.
They have one son, Ronnie, and a grandson.