Vavrocks to Mark 50th

Theresa and Bernard “Mike” Vavrock

Theresa and Bernard “Mike” Vavrock of Benwood will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 18. They were united in marriage on Jan. 18, 1969 by Rev. John J. Griffin, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Benwood.

Theresa is the daughter of the late Joseph and Betty Hornak of Benwood. She was employed at and retired from United Bank in Wheeling.

Mike is the son of the late Bernard and Nancy Vavrock of McMechen. He served as a Navy medic in Vietnam. Mike was also employed by Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel and retired from LaBelle Cut Nail Plant.

The couple have two children: Eric Vavrock of Bethlehem, West Virginia and Thad (Ashley) Vavrock of Allentown, Pennsylvania, They are also the proud grandparents of four grandchildren Alexis, Lillian, Brayden and Michael.

They plan to celebrate their anniversary on a cruise to the Mexican Riviera at a later date.