John and Patricia Walter of Kent are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary this year. John Walter and Patricia Montgomery were married on July 14, 1967, at the First Christian Church in Stow.
Robert J. and Carol R. (Workman) Marik of Cuyahoga Falls celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 17. The couple was married June 17, 1967, in St. Agnes Catholic Church in Orrville. They have two children: Bethanne (Will) Dinkins of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Fred J. Clark and MaryLane Turner Clark of Peninsula celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 20. They were married on June 20, 1957 in the family home of the bride with a garden reception following in San Marino, Calif.
Mary Ann Fields, a resident of Cuyahoga Falls for 60 years, celebrated her 80th birthday on June 24. During her time in Cuyahoga Falls, she raised three children and was happily married for 56 years to the late Gerald Fields, who was a former Cuyahoga Falls and then Stow police detective.
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James D. and Marilyn Jean Hawkins of Stow will be celebrating their golden wedding anniversary with their daughters and their families on a cruise. James D. Hawkins and Marilyn Jean Schafer were married June 18, 1967, at Oak Grove United Methodist Church in Tampa, Fla.
Howie and Edie (Antognoli) Conway recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, married June 22, 1957. They were married at St. Joseph's Church in Cuyahoga Falls. Howie is retired from Land-o-Lakes in Kent and Edie is a retired Nurse.
Gardening enthusiasts are invited to "check out" seeds from the Seed Library of the Kent Free Library this spring. Community members may select up to 20 packets of seeds, which are arranged by type and variety in a repurposed old card catalog near the library's Information Desk.
A July wedding date has been chosen by Gabrielle DiTullio and Brandon Shannon, both of Massillon. She is the daughter of Tony and Christine DiTullio of Mount Gilead. He is the son of Tim Shannon and Franca Padula of Cuyahoga Falls.
Lewis and Karen (Lyell) Johnson of Cuyahoga Falls will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 24. Their children are Michael Johnson ((husband John Baumgardner) of Akron; Natalie Bierer (husband Craig Bierer) of Hamilton; and Lisa Sondles of Cuyahoga Falls.
Bradley Seislove and Kalyn Suplicki tied the ultimate Warrior knot Aug. 27, 2016, at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Akron, with Fr. Edwin Leonard and Fr. Michael Ausperk celebrating the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dave and Lynn Suplicki of Twinsburg.
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Shelley M. Wyzynski and Thomas A. McKenzie were married July 1, 2016 at the Old Church on the Green at the Spiritual Life Society, Hudson. The ceremony was officiated by The Rev. Larry Terkel.
Jo Anne Smerk of Cuyahoga Falls announces the engagement of her daughter, Halley Jo Smerk, of Cuyahoga Falls, to Jeffrey Lewis Wiseman of Brunswick. Jeffrey is the son of Jeffrey and Cynthia Wiseman of Litchfield. A June 2017 wedding is planned.
Steve and Elizabeth (Kish) Tuza of Cuyahoga Falls recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Jan. 11, 1957 in Austria. They have two children: Elizabeth Young of Cuyahoga Falls and Steve Jr. of Akron.
Robert E. Hall of Cuyahoga Falls celebrated his 95th birthday on Jan. 15. Mr. Hall was born on Jan. 15, 1922 in Akron to Opie and Myrtle Hall. Mr. Hall attended Buchtel High School. During his senior year, he participated in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Utah. He spent five years in the U.S.
Meghan MacDonald and Jeffrey Schultz were married July 16, 2016 at the Bath United Church of Christ with the Rev. Mark Frey officiating. Meghan is the daughter of Linda MacDonald of Medina, and John MacDonald II of Akron. Jeffrey is the son of Lenora Sole of Eastlake.
Robert E. and Floriana F. Hall of Cuyahoga Falls recently celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 31, 1948 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Cuyahoga Falls. The Halls' children and their spouses are: Cynthia (Larry) Odom of Overland Park, Kan.
Brandy Cook and Brian Megenhardt, both of Akron, are engaged and planning an April wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Glenn Cook of Akron and the late Sandra Cook.
Dick and Yvonne (Schlachter) Sebastian of Cuyahoga Falls recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. The Sebastians were married on Dec. 16, 1961 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hastings, Neb., and now have 12 grandchildren. They moved to Cuyahoga Falls in 1964.
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Chris and Elma, "Ellie," (Cody) Tossell recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married in Barberton on Dec. 8, 1956. They lived in Cuyahoga Falls for 31 years, then in Stow for 16 years, and moved back to Cuyahoga Falls for the past 12 years.
Trystan James Syx was born to Kyle and Amber Syx of Munroe Falls on Nov. 10. He weighed 5 pounds, 8.5 ounces. He is welcomed by his brother Kyle Jonathon Syx, 21 months.