Couple Marks 55 Years

Gus and Frances Sokos of Wheeling celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 12.

They were united in marriage July 12, 1959 at St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church, Wheeling, by the Rev. Demitrias Michaelides.

Frances Sokos is the daughter of the late Louise and Constance Mamakos of Wheeling. She is a retired physical therapist.

Gus Sokos is the son of the late Mathew and Annette Sokos of Richwood, W.Va. He is a retired teacher in Ohio County Schools.

They are the parents of three sons. The family includes Mathew and his wife, Jamie, of Wheeling; Louis and his wife, Rita, of Morgantown and George and his wife, Denise, of Pittsburgh. They have seven grandchildren.

A family celebration is planned in the fall.