Cookes Celebrate 45th

Frank and Margie Cooke of Avella celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

They were married on Sept. 8,1973, at St. Lucy Catholic Church in Yorkville by the late Rev. Tulio Blasi.

Margie Cooke is the daughter of the late George and Margaret Roscoe of Martins Ferry. She is retired from Wheeling Jesuit University after 27 years of service.

Frank Cooke is the son of the late Frank and Helen Cooke of Bellaire. He is a retired claims adjuster with Motorist Insurance and Erie Insurance.

They have two daughters. The family includes Nicole (Joseph) Andlinger of Front Royal, Virginia, and Erin Cooke of Las Vegas, Nevada, and two grandchildren.

They will be visiting their children in Front Royal and Las Vegas to celebrate the occasion.