Griffiths Mark Golden

Tom and Mary Ellen Griffith of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 2.

They were united in marriage Sept. 2, 1961 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling.

Mary Ellen Griffith is the daughter of the late Robert and Isabelle Greaves of West Alexander, Pa.

Griffith is the son of James and Mary Griffith, both deceased, of Middle Creek, Triadelphia. He is retired from the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 132.

They are co-owners of Suzanne’s Fashion and Bridal Shop, Wheeling.

They are the parents of three children, Ann and Thomas II, both of Wheeling, and Charles of Houston, Texas. They have four grandchildren.

They celebrated their 50th anniversary with a family dinner.