Stephen and Linda Skocik of St. Clairsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Nov. 4.
They were united in marriage Nov. 4, 1961 at Our Lady of Lebanon Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Michael Hitti officiating. They have resided in St. Clairsville for 50 years.
Linda Skocik is the daughter of the late Anthony and Madeline Shia of Wheeling. She is retired from Harvey Goodman Realty.
Skocik is the son of the late Stephen and Fannie Skocik of Tiltonsville. He is retired from Bridgeport High School where he was principal for many years.
They are the parents of two daughters. The family includes Madeleine Nikolaus and her husband, Bobby, of Hilliard, Ohio, and Stephanie Ivey and her husband, Jimmy, of Richmond, Va. They have six grandchildren.
They will celebrate this occasion with a special blessing of their marriage at church and with friends and family at a later date.