Curias Celebrate 60th

Joseph “Joe” and Ellen Curia of Moundsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Dec. 27.

They were united in marriage Dec. 27, 1947 at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church, Monongah, W.Va., with the Rev. John McNulty officiating.

Ellen Curia is the daughter of the late Domenick and Alice Bombardiere. She is retired from Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale.

Curia is the son of the late John and Catherine Curia. He is a retired sanitarian from the Marshall County Health Department with 20 years of service. He founded the Operation Pride program in Marshall County.

They are the parents of seven children. The family includes Joe and his wife, Barbara, of Clarksburg; John and his wife, Debbie, of Chester, Va.; Frank (deceased) and his wife, Kathy, of St. Albans; Chris of San Antonio, Texas; Kathy Davidson of Glen Dale; Mary Curia of Moundsville and Sam and his wife, Linda, of Westerville, Ohio. They have 16 grandchildren; one is deceased.

A family dinner will be held during the holidays.