Golden year for Palestine couple

EAST PALESTINE – Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ferris, East Palestine, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner at the Outback in Boardman, hosted by their children and spouses.

The former Judy Hostetter married Joe Ferris on Nov. 3, 1962 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, East Palestine. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Msgr. Joseph M. Heid.

Mr. Ferris is a retired owner/operator of Bear’s Drayage Trucking Co., East Palestine.

Mrs. Ferris retired from Blackburn Retirement Home, Poland.

They have three children, Natalie (Tom) Mellott, Rogers; Joe (Chris) Ferris Jr. and Richard (Lana) Ferris, both of East Palestine; six grandchildren, two step-granddaughters, and one step great-grandson.