Golden year for Palestine couple

EAST PALESTINE – John and Margie Cresanto, Bacon Avenue, were feted on March 2 with a celebration to commemorate their 50th wedding anniversary. The party, hosted by their children, was at the Lake Mount Church of Christ and was attended by family and friends. They will also celebrate with a cruise to the Bahamas.

The former Marjorie M. Clark married John Cresanto on March 16, 1963 in New Brighton, Pa.

Mr. Cresanto is a retired operating engineer and an ordained minister.

Mrs. Cresanto is a retired specialist from EDI South.

They are active members of Lake Mount Church of Christ, serve as poll workers, and are past members of the Columbiana County Junior Fair Hog, Lamb, and Goat committees.

The couple have five sons, John (Pat) Cresanto, Steve (Roni) Cresanto, Timothy Cresanto, all of East Palestine; Joshua (Sherri) Cresanto, New Waterford; Bob (Samantha) Cresanto, Hanoverton; one daughter, Mrs. Eric (Jennifer) Shafer, Summerville, S.C.; and 13 grandchildren.