Jim and Cathy Kovalcik of Martins Ferry celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, May 20.
They were united in marriage May 20, 1972 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Martins Ferry.
Cathy Kovalcik is the daughter of Bob and Regina Lavy of Martins Ferry.
Kovalcik is the son of the late James Kovalcik and Marge Kovalcik of Yorkville.
They are the parents of three children. The family includes Ben of Columbus; Carrie Ramsay and her husband, Mark, of Belmont and Jamie Cash and her husband, Jason, of Columbus. They have four grandchildren.
In honor of their celebration, a surprise party was held Saturday, June 30, with their family and friends.