Battistas Celebrate 40th
Mark and Vickey Battista of Benwood are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.
They were married April 25, 1981 at St. James Catholic Church.
Vickey is the daughter of Patty Carney and the late Frank Carney of Moundsville. She recently retired as the executive director of the Benwood-McMechen Housing Authority.
Mark is the son of the late Columbus and Connie Battista of Benwood. He is a retired UPS driver.
They are the parents of two daughters. The family includes Caity and her husband, Eric, of Moundsville and Jenna of Moundsville. They recently welcomed a granddaughter, Emersyn Faye.
They are both active members of their church and in their retirement enjoy camping and spending time with their granddaughter.