WINTERSVILLE - John and Helen Mathes celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner party hosted by their children.
Mathes and the former Helen Silvidi Gabsella were married on June 9, 1951, at St. Anthony's rectory in Steubenville by the late Rev. Paul Richter.
He is the son of the late Ross and Lena Mathes and a retired employee of the Pepsi Cola Co.
She is the daughter of the late Antonio and Filotea Silvidi and is retired from the Indian Creek Local School District.
They are the parents are five daughters, Georgi Weiser, Donna Eastham, Joni Linch, Sherri Shaffer and Terri Donato. There are nine grandchildren.