Robert and Katherine Jurco Abel of Bridgeport will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Nov. 30.
They were united in marriage Nov. 30, 1951 in Columbia, S.C., while he was in the Army at Fort Jackson. The Rev. A.B. Ferguson officiated the ceremony.
Katherine Abel is the daughter of the late Steve and Anna Jurco of St. Clairsville. She is a retired waitress at Melody Manor in Lansing.
Abel is the son of the late Frank and Neva Abel of St. Clairsville. He is retired from Bayer Inc.
They are parents to three children. The family includes Janice Owings and her husband, Tom, of Wheeling; Robert Jr. and his wife, Suzanne, of Warsaw, Ind., and Frank and his wife, Becky, of Salem, Ohio. They have five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.