Jim and Winnie (Maples) Sitko will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 24. They were married in 1967 in Winnie's hometown of Toronto, Ohio, and have lived most of their married life together in Tallmadge.
Ron and Judy Moncrief were married on New Years' Eve 1956 at the Chapel on Fir Hill by Rev. Carl Burnham. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 28 with their children and spouses: Dale and Terri, Paul and Michele, and Elizabeth and Larry Shetler.
Joseph Duve and Donna Frattura were married Nov. 26, 1966, at St. Martha Roman Catholic Church in Akron. On Nov. 26, 2016, the couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with the renewal of vows at Our Lady of Victory Church in Tallmadge.
Rachel Tomello and Michael Queen were married Feb. 27, 2016, at the Makoy Center in Hilliard. The bride is the daughter of Dick and Priscilla Tomello of Tallmadge. The bridegroom is the son of Scott and Cammie Ballenger of Marion. Scott Arter officiated over the ceremony.
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Gene and Nanci (Dieckman) Cochrane celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 3. The Cochrane's were married Nov. 3, 1956, in Cuyahoga Falls at the First Christian Church. Gene graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School In 1954. Nanci graduated from Berea High School in 1956.
Gene and Betty (Gardner) Stalnaker celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 22 at a surprise party with family and friends. The Stalnakers were married Oct. 20, 1951, in Akron. They both graduated in 1948 from East High School. Betty worked for the Ohio Bell Telephone Co.
Meghan Anne Bachtel of Tallmadge is engaged to marry Aaron James Singleton of Canton.The bride-elect is the daughter of Jeffrey and Anne Bachtel of Tallmadge. She graduated from St. Vincent-St.Mary High School in 2008 and Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis., in 2012.
Christie Cochran and Turner Anderson were married June 18, 2016, at The Chapel in Akron with Pastor Brian Kunkler officiating.The bride is the daughter of Debbie and Mitch Cochran of Tallmadge. The bridegroom is the son of Jenny and Bill Anderson of Louisville.
Angela Sabbagh of Cuyahoga Falls will mark her 100th birthday Aug. 7. She was born Aug. 7, 1918, in Akron. Mrs. Sabbagh and her husband, Joseph, were married 53 years before he passed away in 1993.
Charles Edward and Joyce Marie (Jones) Wiedie of Tallmadge were married July 16, 1966, at St. Patrick Church in Kent.The couple has two children, son, Col. Charles E. Wiedie Jr.
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Dick and Rita (Viscione) Case of Tallmadge recently marked their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married June 25, 1966, at St. Martha's Catholic Church in Akron. The Cases have two children: Michael (Shelley) Case of Tallmadge and David (Dana) Case of Louisville, Ky.
Kathi and David Pifel of Tallmadge were married July 2, 1966.
Mylo J. Tristan CottrellMylo J. Tristan Cottrell was born at Cleveland Clinic Akron General May 3, 2016, at 11:31 p.m. He weighted 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth.Mylo is the son of Lydia Winkleman and Brian Cottrell of Suffield.
Jace Vernon Rollyson was born April 12, 2016, at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna. He weighed 7 pounds, 12.5 ounces at birth.Jace is the son of Richard and Stephanie Rollyson of Mogadore and new brother to Owen Campbell Rollyson, 3.
Gust and Aliki (Stamoulis) Kanarios of Tallmadge marked their 50th wedding anniversary April 14, 2016. The couple was married in their homeland of Athens, Greece, in 1966.
Jim and Carol (Dayton) Coffman of Tallmadge are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in April.The couple was married April 16, 1966, at Grace Episcopal Church, Ravenna.
Donald and Carole (Goodlet) Gergely of Tallmadge were married March 5, 1966, at Riverside Church of Christ in Akron. The couple has three children: Donald Jr. (Angie) Gergely of Malvern, John (Lisa) Gergely of Tallmadge and Russ (Amy) Gergely of Tallmadge; and seven grandchildren.
Ariana Marie Butcher was born Jan. 27, 2016, at Robinson Memorial Hospital. Ariana, who weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce at birth, is the daughter of Jordan Marie Ruiz and Derrick Lee Justus Butcher of Kent. Maternal grandparents are Michelle Marie Satterfield of Ravenna and Gary Ray
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Gene and Yvonne (Smith) Bethel were married Jan. 31, 1951, at North Hill Methodist Church in the midst of a nasty snow storm. Gene was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. After returning from Germany, the Bethels were blessed with children Gary; Bonnie; Bradley,
Christie Cochran, daughter of Debbie and Mitch Cochran of Tallmadge, is engaged to marry Turner Anderson,