The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

September 29, 2013

Smiths observe golden date

Submitted to The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Smith of Salix have observed their 50th wedding anniversary with a party given by their children at St. Michael fire hall.

Mr. Smith and the former Irene Sakmar were married Aug. 14, 1963.

Mr. Smith is retired from Pitt-Johnstown.

Mrs. Smith is retired from Homestead Restaurant.

They are the parents of four sons: Wayne, Salix; Brian, married to the former Sandie Costlow, Sidman; Gary, married to the former Kristine Brikner, Ligonier; and Eric, married to the former Sherry Mitchell, Sidman.

There are 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.