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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 Memorial Baptist Church in Weirton.

He is the son of the late Eugene and Grace McKitrick. He retired in 1986 from the former Weirton Steel as loss prevention manager after 34 years of service. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Jason in the Korean Theatre.

She is the daughter of the late Earl and Rose Gareis and is a homemaker.

They have a son, Richard P. McKitrick of Paris, and a daughter, Karen McKitrick, also of Paris. They have four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.