WELLSBURG - John and Betty Ferda of Wellsburg celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary which will be April 21.
They were united in marriage April 21, 1951, at the United Methodist Church in Wellsburg with the Rev. John Wesley Buono officiating.
Ferda is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ferda. He is a Navy veteran and a retiree from Weirton Steel Corp. with 40 years of service.
Betty Elson Ferda is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Elson.
They celebrated their anniversary with a dinner at Undo's with family and friends. The couple have three sons, John Ferda, Jr. of Mount Hope, W.Va., and Brian and Bill Ferda of Wellsburg.
They have two daughters, Barbara Lyonett of Weirton and Beverly Wilker of St. Mary's, Ohio.
The Ferdas have nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.