Jack and Katie Fahey of Wheeling will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 6.
They were united in marriage Sept. 6, 1948 at St. Joseph Cathedral, Wheeling, with the late Rev. Eugene Schmitt as celebrant. Blanche Fahey and Bernard Schmitt were attendants.
Katie Fahey is the daughter of the late Leo and Wilma Oberdick Flading. She is retired from the main office of Convenient Food Mart.
Jack Fahey is the son of the late George and Blanche Schiffer Fahey. He was employed for 40 years as yardmaster at the B&O Railroad. He is former Wheeling mayor, former Ohio County commissioner and former member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. Currently, he is employed at Altmeyer Funeral Homes.
They are the parents of seven children. The family includes Cassie Welsh and her husband, Michael, of St. Clairsville; Becky Komorowski and her husband, Michael, of Wheeling; John and his wife, Mary, of Wheeling; Mary Kay Weidman and her husband, Al, of Morgantown; Patrick and his wife, Tina, of Wheeling; Gene of Wheeling and Tom and his wife, Diane, of Wheeling. They have 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
The couple will be celebrating their special day with family.