Golden year for Salem couple

SALEM – William W. and Esther A. Goodchild will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 5. The couple was feted recently with a private family dinner.

The former Esther Clark, daughter of the late Albert and Helen (Keller) Clark, East Liverpool, married William Goodchild, son of the late William E. and Madeline “Madge” (Wilson) Goodchild, Salem, on Oct. 5, 1961 at the East Liverpool First Christian Church.

Mr. Goodchild served in the U.S. Marine Corps. from 1960-65 and was stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He retired in August 2004 from GM Lordstown and continues to work with Boy Scout Troop 2 of Salem.

Mrs. Goodchild graduated from A&H School of Beauty Culture in 1962.

They are members of the Salem Elks Lodge.

The couple have five children, Kimberly (Jeffery) Chapman, Kelly (Terry) Allen, Maria Linam, William R. (Amy) Goodchild and Daniel (Andrea) Goodchild, all of Columbiana County; and eight grandchildren.

Cards can be sent to the couple at 2272 N. Ellsworth, Salem, Ohio 44460.