Funks Reach 50 Years

Gary and Patty Funk of Follansbee, formerly of Wheeling, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 25.

They were united in marriage May 25, 1963 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Patrick J. Gillooly officiating the ceremony.

Patty Funk is the daughter of the late Louis and Wilma Prohaska. She is a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy and is retired from a banking career.

Funk is the son of the late Robert Funk and Deloris Funk Hoffman. He is a graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School and is retired from U.S. Can Co.

They are the parents of three sons. The family includes Michael of Orlando, Fla.; Tom and his wife, Dawn, of Doylestown, Pa., and Gary Lee Jr. and his wife, Amy, of Columbus. They have three grandchildren.

A family celebration will be held at a later date.