NILES - Leland and Helen Blose, Niles, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 18.
The former Helen Mae McCoy, daughter of the late Theodore and Helen McCoy, Enon Valley, Pa., married Leland Blose, son of Orville and Hazel Blose, North Lima, on Aug. 18, 1962 at the Enon Valley United Presbyterian Church. The Rev. William Seith performed the ceremony.
Mr. Blose retired from Sprint Telephone Co in 1994.
Helen and Leland Blose
Mrs. Blose retired in 2008 from Crest Lanes, Warren.
They have four children, Mark Blose Sr., Niles; Jim (Kathy) Blose, Leavittsburg; Lisa (Bill) Johnson, Danville, Iowa; and Tim (Pat) Martinson, Copley; four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, and one step-great-grandchild.
Invitations have been issued for a celebration in their honor from 2-5 p.m. Sept. 2 at Aulizio's Banquet Center, 4395 Youngstown-Warren Road, Warren.