Starrs celebrate 65th year

COLUMBIANA – Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Starr, Columbiana celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Feb. 7. The former Irene Faddock married Mike Starr on Feb. 7, 1948 at Holy Trinity Church, Youngstown, by the Rev. Peter Oleksiw.

Mr. Starr served with the U.S. Navy in Hawaii during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He also was a draftsman/engineer at various area businesses prior to retiring.

Mrs. Starr is a homemaker.

They are members of St. Jude Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars life members, and former members of St. George Church.

The couple have five children, Michalene (Len) Weiszer, Poland; Veronica Cochran, South Carolina; Stephanie (Ron) Crumbacher, Dayton; Pamela (Brian) Roberts, Columbiana; and Michael Starr, Glenmoor; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.