NEW SPRINGFIELD -- An open house reception was held July 15 at New Springfield Church of God in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Kozicky, 13626 Woodworth Road, who were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
Arrangements for the event were made by their family, Brenda Kozicky of Eugene, Ore.; Carol and John Bolchalk of Kernersville, N.C.; and Diane and Dave Graft of Columbiana. The couple have four grandchildren.
Mr. Kozicky and the former Betty Staub were married July 18, 1951, at Warren First Church of the Nazarene Church in Warren. They are members of New Springfield Church of God.
Mrs. Kozicky was a cashier at Giant Eagle in North Lima and retired in 1989.
Her husband served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired in 1980 from his position as a chemist with U.S. Steel Ohio Works in Youngstown where he had been employed 30 years