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  Clarence R. and Rose Marie Poschner Smith Jr - 70 years  
Clarence and Rose Marie (Poschner) Smith, formerly of Raupp Ave., observed their 70th wedding anniversary on Wed., June 17, , with a family celebration at their home.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith were united in marriage on June 17, 1950 during a candlelight ceremony held at Boardman United Methodist Church and a reception followed in the Marble Room at Stambaugh Auditorium.
The couple raised their four children, twin daughters, Gwen (John) Darnell, and Gail Smith; and son Greg (Nancy) Smith; and the late Clarence III. They have been blessed with six grandchildren Rick (Christy) Kamperman; Kim (Tom) Varley; Brad (Ashley) Smith; C. Roman Smith IV; Skyler Smith; and Reagan Smith. Their greatest joy is being with their six great grandchildren, Jacob and Ryan Kamperman; and Alayna, Tommy, Jayse and Adalynn Varley.
Mr. Smith has been self employed for more than 70 years. He assumed responsibility for his father’s company, Diamond Steel in 1949, followed by Commercial Piping and Compco Metal Products in 1954.
Mrs. Smith was employed as a secretary at Commercial Piping and Compco Metal Products until 1952, when their first son, Clarence III was born.
The couple first met at Commerical Piping. On their first date they recall driving a 1948 Pontiac convertible to the stock car races that were held at Canfield Fairgrounds.
  Donald and Donna Zarbaugh Felger - 65 years  
Donald and Donna Felger of Boardman will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on July 8, 2020.
They have six children, Dale of North Jackson, Debbe (Ken) Wilson of Cecil, PA, Dwayne (Beth) of Greenford, Dion of Austintown and the late Douglas and Dennis, 11 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.
The former Donna Zarbaugh and Mr. Felger were married July 8, 1955 at Foster Memorial Presbyterian Church in Fosterville and are members of Old Springfield United Church of Christ.
Mrs Felger worked for the Public Library and the Boardman School Cafeterias.
Mr. Felger was a Petroleum Driver for 42 years.
Donna enjoys her flower beds and garage sales, Donald enjoys NASCAR and Tractor Pulls.
  Rev Michael and Sue Sheldon McHale - 50 years  
Rev. Michael & Sue (Sheldon) McHale will be celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary on June 20, 2020. They were married at Wesley Memorial United Methodist (which became Lockwood UMC) by the Rev. Burton Cantrell. A reception followed at the brides parents home on Mac-a-chee Dr.
The couple were married their junior year at Asbury College, Wilmore, Ky.
Michael graduated and then received his Masters of Divinity from the Methodist Theological School of Ohio. “Rev.” Mike” as he was known also was a certified EMT-A. and served as a volunteer on different squads. While in Amherst, Ohio, he was Chaplain of the Police and Fire Dept, and was surprised to receive an Accommodation from the Ohio State Senate for his service to the Amherst Community. Rev. Mike also formed the First, First Aid Station at the yearly EOC Conferences Summer meeting held at Lakeside, Ohio.
Sue also received her Ohio State Teaching license and enjoyed many good times and her students loved her greatly.
The Bishop of the East Ohio Conf. of the UMC, appointed Rev. Mike to serve as the pastor of the Lockwood Church, completing a circle of service. This was the church Sue grew up in, was married in and knew it would be his last appointment before his retirement after 41 years of the Lord’s Service. We were blessed to meet so many wonderful friends over our lifetime.
Two son’s were born, and quickly became “preachers kids”. Michael J. Jr. of Orrville, and Matthew & Deana and their son Cole Matthew McHale, of Kidron, Oh., complete their family. Cole age 2 is the sunshine of their lives. There was a move to Orrville three years ago after Mike’s retirement to be closer to their sons.
A Celebration of this Golden 50th, and Father’s Day will be held in Canton, followed by a family visit to Put-in-Bay for a few days.

  Thomas and Laura Basista - 50 years  
Thomas and Laura Basista of Boardman celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on June 27.
The couple were married on June 27, 1970, at Saint Anthony’s Church in Youngstown.
Thomas retired from the Austintown Local Schools where he served as a teacher and principal.
Laura recently retired from her beauty salon business.
Their family includes Tom and Jenefer Basista, and JR and Marilyn Murray, both of Boardman. They have four grandchildren, Noah and Julia Basista and Jake and Aly Murray.
  John and Mary Fagnano Sylvester - 50 years  
John and Mary Sylvester, of Jaguar Dr., Boardman, recently observed their golden wedding anniversary during a family celebration.
Mr. Sylvester and the former Mary Fagnano were married Oct. 10, 1970 at St. Anthony Social Hall in Brier Hill, Youngstown, Oh.
Mr. Sylvester retired from General Motors Corp. in Lordstown in 2006 after 39-1/2 years on the job.
Mrs. Sylvester retired from Burlington Coat Factory in Boardman in 2012.
The couple has two children, Regina Sylvester and John Sylvester Jr., as well as two grandsons, Mariano and Nico.
The couple is planning a trip to Niagara Falls and Nashville, Tenn. to celebrate their 50 years of marriage.
 
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