Marucas Celebrate 65th

Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Maruca of Wheeling are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary Thursday, June 7.

They were united in marriage June 7, 1947 by the Rev. Brady of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Wheeling.

Mary Maruca is the daughter of the late Harry W. and Elizabeth Fisher of Wheeling.

Maruca is the son of the late John B. and Katherine Maruca. He is a Navy veteran of World War II and is retired from Ogden Newspapers.

They are the parents of three children. The family includes Cathy E. Porter of Martins Ferry, Marsha L. Ellis of Asheville, N.C., and John A. of Martins Ferry. They have seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.