Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Allio to mark golden wedding anniversary

Wayne and Judi Allio of Salem will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 4 at a private dinner party at the Springfield Grille in Boardman.

The former Judi Pelliccioni is the daughter of the late Merle and Stella (Berardi) Pelliccioni of Ellsworth. Mr. Allio is the son of the late Howard and Helen Allio of Pennsylvania. They were married on June 4, 1966, at Real Life Church. The Rev. William T. Dick of Columbus, officiated.

Mr. Allio is a four-year U.S. Navy veteran, having served on a submarine rescue ship. He is a former broadcast engineer and was chief engineer for radio stations WSOM and WQXK, Salem-Youngstown, WTOF in Canton and WHLO in Akron. He enjoys reading, NASCAR, the Steelers and Buckeyes.

Mrs. Allio worked as a legal secretary, librarian, and longtime clerk of council for the city of Salem. She is a trustee and past vice president of the Salem Historical Society where she has chaired Salem’s annual Founders Day celebrations for many years. She is a former secretary and president of Salem Community Theatre’s board of trustees, and produced numerous shows over a 30-year period. She was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.

The Allios have a daughter, Cristina (Louis) Huffman of Columbiana.