Anniversaries

Charles E. and Mary K. Franklin

Franklins Celebrate 70th

Charles E. and Mary K. Franklin of Cameron are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today. They were united in marriage on Sept. 3, 1947, at the home of her parents on Irish Ridge Road. Charles Franklin is the son of the late Charles Rodney and Irma Franklin. He is a U.S. Army veteran ...

David and Carol Whipkey

Whipkeys Mark 60 Years

David and Carol Whipkey of Moundsville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 17. They were united in marriage on Aug. 17, 1957, at Simpson United Methodist Church in Moundsville. David Whipkey is the son of the late Clyde and Wilma Whipkey of Glen Dale. He is retired from Allied ...

Carls Mark 60 Years

Bob and Doty Carl of Bethlehem celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 24, 1957, at the former Zion Lutheran Church in Wheeling by the late Rev. William M. Erhard. Bob Carl is the son of the late Joseph G. and Laura Carl. He is retired ...

Rines Celebrate 60 Years

Dick and Pat Rine celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were united in marriage Aug. 24, 1957, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling. They are the parents of two children, Karen (Paul) Litvak and Cindy (Alan) Wade, and have two grandsons. They are recently ...

Gribbens Celebrate 60th

Joan Marie (Wolf) and Lawrence Joseph Gribben of Triadelphia celebrated their 60th anniversary on Thursday. They were united in marriage at Blessed Trinity Church on Wheeling Island on Aug. 24, 1957. They raised five children and have six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. They ...

Bakers Celebrate 70th

Richard “Dick” and Jacqueline “Jackie” Morris Baker of Bethlehem will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 30, 1947, at the home of their minister, the Rev. Knoll of St. Paul’s Church in Wheeling. Jackie Baker is the daughter ...

Salvatoris Celebrate 50th

Alex and Peggy Salvatori of Sun Valley, Glen Dale, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 26, 1967, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Wheeling with the Rev. Antonine Vukmanovich officiating. Peggy Salvatori is the daughter of the ...

Naegeles Mark Golden

Raymond and Betty Naegele of Clearview celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 19, 1967, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Wheeling with Msgr. Edmund J. Yahn officiating. Betty Naegele is the daughter of the late Walter and Helen Finn. ...

Lazears Mark 55 Years

Vincent and Betty Lazear of Bellaire celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 18, 1962, at Meadow Grove Baptist Church in Dawson, W.Va. Betty Lazear is the daughter of the late Loren and Lovie Puckett of Dawson. She is retired from Marshall ...

Duffys Observe Golden

Earl P. “Mickey” and Linda Fadul Duffy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 19, 1967, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Wheeling, by the Rev. Carl Bauer. Both are retired and serve as volunteers at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite ...

Cecilia and Jay Lewton, now

Lewtons Celebrate 50th

Jay and Cecilia Lewton of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 5, 1967, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Beech Bottom by the late Rev. Jack Allison. Jay Lewton is the son of the late Charles and Ruth Lewton. Cecilia Lewton ...

Lingamans Mark 45th

George and Barbara Lingaman of Wheeling will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage Aug. 12, 1972, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Wheeling by the late Rev. Joseph Bell. Barbara Lingaman is the daughter of the late Carl and Julia ...

Wrights Observe Golden

James and Dorothy (Jasko) Wright of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 29. They were united in marriage on July 29, 1967, by the Rev. Thomas E. Schiffer at St. Joseph Cathedral in Wheeling. James Wright is retired from the Wheeling Police Department and U.S. ...

Tingler Celebrates 95th Birthday

Mary Tingler celebrated her 95th birthday on Monday. She was born July 31, 1922, in Blaine, the daughter the late Louis and Julia Nagy. She married the late Lawrence “Pete” Tingler on July 31, 1951. They were married for 50 years. She has two children: Larry (Deb) of Morristown and ...

John and Jean White

Whites Mark 50th

John and Jean White celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 30. They were united in marriage June 30, 1967 at the Christian Church in Flushing by the late Rev. William Worcester. Jean White is the daughter of the late James Ross Sr. and Ellen Bolitho Grimes Ross. She is retired from ...

Dick and Nena Bitzer of Wheeling, then and now

Bitzers Mark 40th Year

Dick and Nena Bitzer of Wheeling are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. They were united in marriage July 23, 1977 at North Street United Methodist Church, Wheeling, by the Rev. Gary Starrett. Nena Bitzer is retired from the patients’ account office of Ohio Valley Medical ...

Mick and Ruby Cupp, then and now

Cupps Celebrate Golden

Mick and Ruby Cupp of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage July 8, 1967, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Warwood, Wheeling. Mick Cupp is a retired electrician from International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 141. Ruby ...

Celeste and Charlie Diehl

Diehls Mark 45 Years

Charlie and Celeste Diehl of Mount Olivet will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on July 15, 1972, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Wheeling by the late Rev. Joseph Bell. Celeste Diehl is the daughter of the late Leo and ...

Bob and Patty Rose

Roses Celebrate 50th

Bob and Patty Rose celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage July 8, 1967, at the former Third Presbyterian Church in South Wheeling with the Rev. Andrew G. Slade officiating. Patty Rose is the daughter of the late Charles and Henrietta Miller of ...

Janet and Jerry Nixon

Nixons Celebrate 56th

Jerry and Janet Nixon of Wheeling celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage on June 30, 1961 at Cross Roads United Methodist Church in Philippi, W.Va. Jerry Nixon is retired from Carpenters Local No. 3. He works in the maintenance department of Good ...