TORONTO - Mr. and Mrs. Jared "Jerry" Hawkins of Toronto will celebrate their 65th anniversary on Saturday with a family dinner to mark the occasion.
Hawkins, son of the late Clarence and Ella Mae Hawkins, and the former Mary Lou Wellington, daughter of the late Sam and Margaret Wellington, were united in marriage on Sept. 22, 1947, at the New Somerset Christian Church by the late Rev. Ralph Cope.
Hawkins is retired from Ohio Edison in Stratton and served in the Navy from 1944-46 in the Pacific on the LCI "R" 224.
She is a homemaker.
They have three children: Linda Urdzik of Oregon, Nancy Cline of New Alexandria and Daniel of East Liverpool. They also have three grandchildren and one great-grandson.