Bierce 50th

Paul and Shirley Bierce of Bristolville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 22, 2017.

They were married July 22, 1967, at Nelson Methodist Church in Nelson, with the Rev. C. Charles Whetstone officiating. Their maid of honor was Nancy Vasil (Turner) of Bristolville and best man Stephen Bierce of Houston.

Mrs. Bierce is the daughter of the late Walter and Anna Vasil.

Mr. Bierce is the son of June Bierce of St. Petersburg, Fla., and the late Stanley Bierce.

Mr. Bierce retired from First Energy Corp. after 39 years of service.

Mrs. Bierce was a homemaker who dedicated her time to her two daughters and husband. She enjoys dancing with the Trumbull Senior Production Company.

They have two daughters, Jennifer Jean Bierce (Robert Jr.) Mullen and the late Christine Marie Bierce.

Paul and Shirley celebrated with family and friends July 22 at Avalon Inn and Resort, Howland, hosted by their daughter and son-in-law.