Joseph Tellitocci Jr. and Barbara Ann Molnar Tellitocci of Benwood are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Sept. 1.
They were united in marriage Sept. 1, 1973 at St. John Roman Catholic Church, Benwood, by the late Rev. Michael P. O'Reilly.
Barbara Tellitocci is the daughter of the late Anthony Joseph Molnar and Julia Theresa Vargo Molnar. She is a 1967 graduate of Union High School and a lifelong resident of the Boggs Run area of Benwood. She is employed at WesBanco.
Joseph Tellitocci Jr. is the son of Evelyn May Fisher Tellitocci of Wheeling and the late Joseph Tellitocci Sr. He is a 1970 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School. He retired from the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. in 2003 after serving the company for 30 years. He is employed at Wheeling Coin.
They are the parents of three children. The family includes a daughter, the late Rebecca Lynn Tellitocci, and two sons, Joseph Anthony Tellitocci of Benwood and Travis John Tellitocci and his wife, Bobbi Sue Gibbons Tellitocci, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.