Anniversaries

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 ...

Barretts Celebrate 50th

John and Hattie Woods Barrett of Moundsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 30. They were united in marriage on Nov. 30, 1968, at Simpson Methodist Church in Moundsville. John is retired from the West Virginia Division of Corrections. The family includes John Jr. and ...

Evans’ Celebrate 50th

David and Celeste Evans of Cameron celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 23. They were married on Nov. 23, 1968, at Blessed Sacrament Church in South Charleston, West Virginia, by Father John Reiser. Celeste is the daughter of the late George and Francis White of South ...

Kochalkas Mark Golden

Tom and Mary Lee Kochalka of Glen Dale observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 30. They were married Nov. 30, 1968 in St. James Catholic Church in McMechen, with Father Daly officiating. Tom is the son of Steve and Kathryn Kochalka of Benwood. He is a graduate of Union High School ...

Fulops Celebrate 50 Years

Jozsef and Carolyn Fulop of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 23. They were married Nov. 23, 1968 at North Street Methodist Church in Wheeling. Jozsef is the son of the late Jozsef and Aranka Fulop. Carolyn is the daughter of the late Robert and Beulah ...

Weltzes Celebrate 50 Years

Gene and Cathy Weltz of Glen Dale will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 30. They were married on Nov. 30, 1968 by the Rev. James Myles of St. James Catholic Church in McMechen. They were high school sweethearts at Union High School. Cathy is the daughter of Valeria McGuire ...

Deinhardts Mark Golden

Miriam and Regis “Dino” Deinhardt of Bethlehem will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 30. They were united in marriage on Nov. 30, 1968 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling, by the Rev. Kennan Crowley, O.F.M. Cap. Miriam is the daughter of the late Stephen and ...

Amrheins Mark 50 Years

Paul and Phyllis Amrhein of Wheeling will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 23. They were united in marriage Nov. 23, 1968, at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Mt. Olivet. Phyllis is the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Synowiec. She is a 1964 graduate of ...

Szalays Mark 50 Years

Charles and Patricia Szalay of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were married on Nov. 9, 1968, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church by the Rev. Judge. Chuck is the son of the late Charles and Rose Szalay. He graduated from Wheeling High School and is an Air Force ...

Gumps Mark 55 Years

Duane and Duanel Gump of Moundsville celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 24. They are the parents of Scott Gump of Moundsville and Tracey (Terry) Gump of Wheeling. The family includes four grandchildren. They celebrated with a railway trip.

Crofts Celebrate 50th

Harry and Florence Croft celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Oct. 26. They were married on Oct. 26, 1968 at the Elm Grove Nazarene Church by the Rev. Alfred Kay. Harry Croft retired as a detective from the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department. He currently serves as pastor of ...