MINGO JUNCTION - Joe and Theresa Hamrock of Mingo Junction recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
They were married July 21, 1962, at St. Agnes Church with Monsignor Edward Kakascik, cousin of the bride; the Rev. William Young; and the Rev. Bernard Bober concelebrating the Mass.
He was a Latin and government teacher at Buckeye North and Catholic Central high schools and served as Jefferson County Clerk of Courts for 24 years.
She worked as a private legal secretary and also worked in the child support division of Jefferson County Juvenile Court.
They are the parents of three children: Joe Jr., Patrick and Lori Ann Criss. They have 10 grandchildren.
The children hosted a celebration of their parents' anniversary with a family weekend at Oglebay Resort.