WEIRTON - Richard H. and Catherine Ralston celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.
They were married on July 1, 1961, at St. Joseph's Church.
He is the son of the late Francis and Willis W. Ralston. He retired in 1999 after a 40-year sales career with Weirton Steel.
She is the daughter of Mary Reardon and the late James R. Reardon. She is a homemaker.
They have three children, Julie, Trisha and Allen. There is one grandchild.
A celebration dinner was held at Williams Country Club, and a family vacation is planned in the Thousand Island.