John and Loretta Niemiec of Moundsville are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 5.
They were united in marriage Aug. 5, 1972 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Washington, Pa., by the Rev. Howard Ford.
Loretta Niemiec is the daughter of Harry amd Veronica Morgan of Washington, Pa. She is employed by BB&T in Wheeling.
Niemiec is the son of the late Frank and Anna Niemiec of Canonsburg, Pa. He is employed by Monogram Metals in Byesville.
They have three children, Rebecca Haller of Marietta, Erin Goodykoontz of Morgantown and Jonathan of Canonsburg. They have four grandchildren.
They celebrated their special day with a small family party hosted by their children. They have planned a trip to Niagara Falls later this month.