Chieffalo Observes 90th

Anthony Chieffalo

Anthony Chieffalo will celebrate his 90th birthday on Monday.

He was born Oct. 1, 1928, in Benwood, one of eight children of John “Giovanni” Chieffalo and Theresa Cantalice Chieffalo. He was married for 61 years to Betty Hardman until her death in 2012.

Chieffalo retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways after 34 years, starting as a laborer and ending his career as a spokesperson. Anyone who knows him knows he is a people person.

He has three children. The family includes Joan (Mike) Hocking of Wheeling, Mike (Pam) Chieffalo and Toni Chieffalo, all of Benwood. He has six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A birthday celebration is being held in his honor today.