Mr. and Mrs. Tony Khoury renewed their wedding vows for their 50th anniversary with Chor-Bishop Michael Kail, Deacon William George and Subdeacon Dr. James Essad presiding on Dec. 22, 2013, at St. Maron Church.
Tony and the former Terry Nemer were married at St. Maron Church in Youngstown on Dec. 21, 1963, with Monsignor Peter Eid and Monsignor Maroon Eid officiating.
Tony was graduated from College des Ferres, took courses at the Sorbonne University in Paris, and graduated from Youngstown State University with bachelor of science and master's degrees in education and guidance counseling.
He taught French at Southington High School and Howland High School for 32 years, retiring in 1994.
Terry was educated at Ursuline High School, and YSU for her bachelor of science and master's degrees in education and reading specialist certificate.
She taught for 36 years, the last 32 in the Liberty Local School District where she was awarded the Martha Holden Jennings Scholarship and Who's Who in American Teachers.
Hosting the celebration were their three children, Tony (Jarma) Khoury of Greenville, N.C., Collette (Lee) Khoury Fine and Lisa (Mark) Khoury Leszynski. Also sharing in the festivities were seven of their grandchildren, all of Strongsville.
Tony and Terry are members of the Howland, and Liberty Retired Teachers, and Trumbull County Retired Teachers. They volunteer and are active members of St. Maron Maronite Catholic Church in Youngstown.
Terry has been a tax aide for AARP for the last 14 years and a former usher at Powers and Stambaugh auditoriums. They work out and swim every day at their health facility, where they have made many friends.