Anniversaries

Allens Celebrate Golden

Gary “Gar” and Patricia “Patty” Briggs Allen of Cameron will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on Sept. 10, 1966. They are lifelong residents of Cameron and both attended Cameron High School. Gary Allen retired from ...

Jackferts Mark 69 Years

Henrietta and Eddie Jackfert of Wellsburg celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16. They were united in marriage on Aug. 16, 1947, by the Rev. James at the First Presbyterian Church in Wellsburg. Ed Jackfert served five years with the U.S. Army Air Corps. He later became a ...

Donohews Mark Golden

William McKinley “Bill” and Jeanette Elaine Donohew of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16. They were united in marriage on Aug. 16, 1966, at the Methodist church in Pearisburg, Va. After their elopement, they were remarried at St. Francis Catholic Church in ...

Fyes Mark Golden

Steve and Nancy Fye of Glen Easton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were married Sept. 2, 1966, at Simpson United Methodist Church in Moundsville by the Rev. Arthur Backus. They are the parents of Lisa (Jay) Sayre of Wheeling and Terri Whipkey of ...

Sechrests Celebrate 40th

Bill and Sally Sechrest of Bethlehem will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 4. They were united in marriage on Sept. 4, 1976, at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Mount Olivet, with the Revs. Carl Bauer and Peter Schlichting as celebrants. Sally Sechrest is the ...

Kuhls Mark Silver Year

Arnold and Mary Ann Kuhl of Wheeling celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 25, 1991, at Dallas Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Curtis Watkins officiating. Mary Ann Kuhl is the daughter of Tony and Mary Chiazza. She is employed at ...

Bonars Celebrate 60th

Mary Jean and James L. Bonar of Wellsburg are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married July 14, 1956, in the First Presbyterian Church of Wellsburg with the Rev. Conrad Steinbrenner officiating. James Bonar is retired from Weirton Steel, serves Grove United Presbyterian ...

Mennillo Celebrates 95th

Virginia Petrini Mennillo of Warwood, Wheeling, celebrated her 95th birthday on Saturday. She was born Aug. 13, 1921, the daughter of the late Louis and Maryann Magistro Petrini. She was married to the late Marco Mennillo for 68 years. She worked at Cooke Wait, Sterling Drug and Warwood ...

Rohals Celebrate Golden

Pete and Nancy Rohal of Weirton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on Aug. 6, 1966, at the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Steubenville. Pete Rohal is the son of the late Pete and Anna Rohal of Weirton. He was a science teacher, teaching anatomy and ...

Gallaghers Mark 50th

Bill and Suzanne Gallagher of Glen Dale will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 6, 1966, at First Church of God in McMechen, with the Rev. Joseph Board officiating. Suzanne Gallagher is retired from Marshall County Schools with 32 ...

Weisals Reach Golden

Andrew and Joyce Weisal of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on July 30, 1966, in the Stone Presbyterian Church in Elm Grove, Wheeling. Joyce Weisal is the daughter of the late Don and Wilma Westfall. She is a graduate of Sherrard ...

Eddys Reach Milestone

Alfred Lonzo “Lonnie” and Marie Sharlett Eddy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 26. They were united in marriage on June 26, 1966, in the rose garden at Lonnie Eddy’s parents’ home in Middlebourne by the Rev. Ralph Hanlin. Marie Eddy is the daughter of the late Shirl ...

Beavers Reach 50 Years

Darla J. Morris and Richard W. Beaver Jr. of Moundsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on July 23, 1966, in the Calvary United Methodist Church in Moundsville. Paul Tucker was best man. Gary Francis and the late Sam Williams were ushers. ...

Muldrews Mark Golden

Fred and Elaine Muldrew of Vinton, Va., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 25. They were united in marriage on June 25, 1966, at Warwood Christian Church in Warwood, Wheeling. Elaine Muldrew is the daughter of the late Samuel and Delores Murray. She is a graduate of Warwood ...

Doughertys Mark 50th

Jeff and Becky Dougherty of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 16. They were united in marriage on July 16, 1966, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Martins Ferry. Jeff Dougherty is the son of the late Ray and Naomi Dougherty and is retired from Straub Honda, where ...

O’Learys Mark 45th Year

John T. and Nancy Ellen Rice O’Leary of Wheeling are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary today, July 24. They were united in marriage July 24, 1971, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling. The Rev. Frank R. Haig, S.J., then president of Wheeling Jesuit University, officiated the ...

Cecils Reach 50 Years

Loren and Phyllis Cecil of Moundsville are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on July 23, 1966. Loren Cecil retired from Ohio Power’s Kammer Plant, and Phyllis Cecil retired from BB&T. Their children are Melissa (Kevin) ...

Coles Mark 65 Years

Charles and Wilda Cole of Mount Olivet celebrated their 65th anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage on July 8, 1951, at First Christian Church, Wheeling, by the late Dr. Hubert Barnett. Charles Cole is retired from Nationwide Insurance Co. They are the parents of Roger ...

Millers Celebrate 60th

Don and Pat Miller of Bellaire recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage July 7, 1956. Don Miller is a retired machinist from Weirton Steel. Pat Miller was a homemaker. They have four children: Don and his wife, Debby; Tina Mehlman; Jimmy ...

Snyders Celebrate Silver

Albert and Mary Alice (Coburn) Snyder of Concord Township, Ohio, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on June 15. They were united in marriage on June 15, 1991, in Kirtland Hills, Ohio, at St. Hubert’s Chapel. Albert Snyder is the son of the late Lee Edward and Grace Snyder. He ...