Bishop George V. Murry of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown will celebrate a special Mass at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at St. John the Baptist Church in Canton to mark the wedding anniversaries of 98 couples, ranging from 25 to 69 years, who are being honored for a total of 4,698 years of wedded life.
Stanley and Anna Mae Duff, parishioners of St. Anthony/All Saints Church of Canton, are the longest wedded couple, celebrating 69 years of marriage.
the wedding anniversary celebration includes renewal of marriage vows and a personalized certificate. A reception will be held for the honored couples and their families following the Mass in the parish hall.
Couples from local parishes participating in the ceremony will include:
Mark J. and Susan E. Kanos Izzo, 25 years, from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Youngstown
Raymond and Virginia Grumney, 60 years; John and Pauline Bielski, 50 years; and Berle and Charlotte Siddens, 50 years, from Our Lady of the Lakes in North Jackson
Harold and Dorothy Michal, 60 years; Ronald and Jean DiVincenzo, 50 years; and Anthony and Kathy Masello, 25 years, from St. Charles Borromeo in Boardman.
For more information, contact the diocese at 330-744-8451.