Golden year for Palestine couple

EAST PALESTINE – Lynn and Gene Filippini, East Palestine, will be feted for their 50th anniversary with a lunch buffet celebration from noon-4 p.m. July 6 at the Middleton Township Fish & Game. The celebration is also a 90th birthday party for Mr. Filippini. It is being hosted by their sons and cousin, Rudy Sacchet, Negley.

The former Lynn Elliott, daughter of the late Donald and June Elliot, married Eugene Filippini, son of the late Caroline and Ambrose Filippini on June 13, 1964 in a small civil ceremony.

Mr. Filippini is a retired equipment operator from Ferris Coal Co.

Mrs. Filippini is a retired East Palestine Schools teacher.