Michael and Charlotte Kryah of Martins Ferry celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 16.
They were united in marriage Sept. 16, 1961 in Bellaire by Judge George Sherry.
Charlotte Kryah is the daughter of the late Adam and Stella Twardoski of Martins Ferry. She was employed by Dan Jones & Son Insurance Agency.
Kryah is the son of the late Michael Kryah Sr. and Alma Kryah of Wheeling. He retired in January 2003 from Gutman Advertising and WTRF-TV in Wheeling.
They are members of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Martins Ferry.
They are the parents of three children. The family includes Mark and his wife, Karen, of Indianapolis; Michelle Yanok and her husband, Brian, of Washington, W.Va., and Kenneth and his wife, Narae, of Shadyside. They have seven grandchildren.
A trip to cruise in Hawaii is planned at a later date.