Gerald and Mary Wilkinson of Oldsmar, Fla., formerly of Lordstown, were honored during a 50th wedding anniversary celebration held at the Hyatt Regency in Clearwater Beach on Feb. 2, 2013.
The couple was married on Feb. 6, 1963, in Alliance.
The anniversary party was hosted by their children and their children’s spouses, who all live in the Clearwater area. The couple has two daughters, Tamara and Clarissa and one son, Gerald Jr., as well as seven grandchildren, Jonathan, Chelsea, Cassandra, Abigail, Mary, Jane and Gerald III.
Mr. Wilkinson retired from General Motors Corp. Lordstown Complex in 2000 after 30 years of service.
Mrs. Wilkinson retired in 1994 after working at several businesses in the area.