Robert and Joyce Whited of Austintown celebrated their 50th anniversary May 27 at the Bistro Restaurant at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton, hosted by their children.
Mr. Whited and the former Joyce Toussaint were married May 27, 1967, at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Ford City, Pa.
Their children are Lisa (Craig) Snyder of Austintown, Lori (Rob) Neidlinger of Peachtree City, Ga., Rob (Michele) Whited of Canfield and Todd (Shannon) Whited of Austintown. They also have seven grandchildren.
Mrs. Whited graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in business education and taught at Austintown Fitch High School. She is employed by RDH Financial Group Ltd. in Columbiana as a health insurance agent.
Mr. Whited served with the U.S. Navy and is a retiree from General Motors Corp. in Lordstown. He is a past district governor of Lions Clubs International, a member of the Austintown Lions Club and is a columnist for the Tribune Chronicle.