Smurdas Mark 62nd

Sharon and Edward Smurda

Edward and Sharon Smurda of Follansbee celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary Saturday.

They were united in marriage on Oct. 13, 1956.

Sharon Smurda is the daughter of the late Martin “Brownie” and Thelma Bash of Beech Bottom. She is a retired registered nurse.

Edward Smurda is the son of the late George and Helen Smurda of Toronto. He is a Navy veteran and is retired from the former Weirton Steel Corp.

They are the parents of four children. The family includes Kathi (Mike) Rodgers of Follansbee; Cyndi (Brad) of Cloverdale, Indiana; Michael of Minooka, Illinois, and Mark (April) of Fairbanks, Alaska. They have sevem grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.