Anniversaries

Benches Mark 50 Years

Netti and Frank (Jerry) Bench celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 17. They have one son, Kevin Bench, daughter-in-law Rebecca Bench and two grandchildren, Emily and Matthew. Due to health problems, they celebrated a friends and family get-together at Forest Hills Nursing Home.

Romicks Celebrate 40 Years

Barbara and John Romick of Wheeling are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, May 19. They were united in marriage May 19, 1979, at the First Baptist Church, Wheeling, by the Rev. Robert J. Romick. Joann Kazmierczak was maid of honor and Joe Roy served as best man. Barb is ...

Crupes Celebrate 45 Years

Wayne “Ed” and Margaret “Margie” Crupe celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 11. They were married on May 11, 1974, at The Chapel at Sandscrest by the Rev. Carroll Thorne. Margie is the daughter of the late Chester and Stella Gresak of Benwood. Ed’s parents ...

Moffos Celebrate 55th

Rich and Dixie Lee Moffo of Tiltonsville celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on April 25. They were united in marriage April 25, 1964, at St. Joseph Church in Tiltonsville with the late Rev. Connie Superfisky officiating. Rich is the son of the late Frances and Louis Moffo. He is ...

Ballers Celebrate 45th

Jim and Connie Baller celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married May 4, 1974, at the Dallas Methodist Church, Dallas, W.Va. Jim is the son of the late Carl and Joan Baller of Elm Grove. Connie is the daughter of the late Charles and Eileen Riggle of Dallas, ...

Chambers Mark 50th

Dave and Cyndi Chambers were married on May 3, 1969, in Winchester, Va. Cyndi is the daughter of the late Mark Chesnick, Bridgeport, and Mary Gemondo (George) Parker, Washington Lands, Moundsville. Dave is the son of the late Ike and Grace Chambers, Moundsville. They both are retired ...

Snyders Mark 50 Years

Frank and Doris Snyder of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 26. A party was given in their honor on April 27 by their daughters.

Yosts to Celebrate 50th

Floyd A. “Bubbles” and Linda Slater Yost will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on April 12. They were married at Thomson United Methodist Church by the Rev. Alvin C. Howe. Linda is the daughter of the late Anthony P. and Freda B. Slater of Wheeling. She is retired from Fahey Insurance ...

Beavers Celebrate 40th

David and Judy Beaver are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married March 31, 1979 at the Harrisville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Browning officiating. David is the son of the late Wilbur and Nancy Beaver. He is retired. Judy is the daughter of George and Freda ...

Gallaways Mark Golden

Ned and Sue Gallaway of Wheeling will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, April 5. They were united in marriage on April 5, 1969. Ned is a retired driver from Carenbauer Distributing Corp. in Wheeling. Sue worked as a customer service manager for Silgan Plastics in ...

Turners Mark 67 Years

Turner of Long Vue Acres, Wheeling celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on Thursday, March 7 with a special dinner. They were united in marriage by the Rev. V.W. Powell on March 7, 1952 in Triadelphia at the home of the bride’s parents. Garth is the son of the late Leah and Earl ...

Spielvogels Mark 50th

Harry and Jackie Spielvogel of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 7. A party was given in their honor at the Elm Grove Civics on Feb. 2 by family and friends.

Millers Celebrate 60th

Robert and Helen Miller recently celebrated 60 years together. Helen Bartrug and Robert Miller were married Jan. 10, 1959 by the Rev. Mefford, at the home of Robert. Robert was sent by the Army to Germany right after the wedding. Helen finished her senior year at Magnolia High and then ...

Montgomerys Mark 56th

Bonnie and Dan Montgomery of Wheeling celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married on Jan. 26, 1963, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 36th Street in Wheeling. Dan is an upholsterer and Bonnie is a homemaker. Together they raised three children, Barbara, Dee and Danny, ...

Vavrocks to Mark 50th

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 ...

Longs Celebrate Golden

Ed and Goldie (O’Neil) Long of Bethlehem will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were high school sweethearts and were married at their church, The Salvation Army on 33rd Street in Wheeling on Dec. 23, 1968. Major George Woods officiated. They were the first couple to be ...

Fords Celebrate 70 Years

Kim and Jean (Gaston) Ford, formerly of New Cumberland, were united in marriage on Dec 15, 1948 in Cumberland, Maryland. A 70th wedding anniversary party was held in their honor on Dec. 8 at the VFW in Weirton. Kim is the son of the late Alvy and Bertha (Trader) of Salem, West Virginia. He ...

Malsons Mark 69th

Robert and Janis Malson of Moundsville celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on Dec. 2. They were married on Dec. 2, 1949 in Moundsville at the old Christian Church parsonage. Robert is retired from Allied Chemicals. They are the parents of two children: Kerry, deceased, and Janet ...

Coynes Celebrate 50th

Tim and Nancy Coyne of Bellaire celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov 30. They were united in marriage on Nov. 30, 1968, at St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire. Tim graduated from Wheeling Central Catholic High School and is retired from Ormet. Nancy graduated from Bellaire ...

Rineharts to Mark 60th

James R. and Sara Jane Rinehart of West Liberty, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. They were married on Dec. 5, 1958 at the Elm Grove Methodist Church by the bride’s uncle, the Rev. W.D. Winters. Jim is the son of the late Kenneth and Dorothy Rinehart ...