Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ferris East Palestine recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner at the Outback in Boardman, hosted by their children and spouses.
The former Judy Hostetter and Mr. Ferris were married on Nov. 3, 1962, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in East Palestine. The Rev. Msgr. Joseph M. Heid officiated.
Mr. Ferris is a retired owner/operator of Bear's Drayage trucking Co. in East Palestine.
Mrs. Ferris retired from Blackburn Retirement Home in Poland.
They have three children, Natalie (Tom) Mellott of Rogers, Joe Jr. (Chris) Ferris and Richard (Lana) Ferris, all of East Palestine.
The couple also has six grandchildren, Cody and Nick Rohrmann, Tim Mellott, Jake and Emily Ferris and Tony Ferris; two step granddaughters, Marcy and Emily Casto; and a step great-grandson, Landon Domitrovich.