70th year for Columbiana couple

COLUMBIANA – Violet and John Burke of Columbiana celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently with a party at Parkside Health Care Center in Columbiana hosted by their children.

They were married in Baltimore, Maryland on May 5, 1944.

Mr. Burke is retired from Motch & Merryweather Co., Euclid.

Mrs. Burke retired from General Electric Co, Nela Park.

They have two children, John (Sherry) Burke, Westlake; and Jo Ann (Roy) Pariso, Columbiana; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.