AUSTINTOWN -- Friends and family gathered Aug. 10 at the Holiday Inn, Boardman, to honor Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ellashek, 5398 N. Beacon Drive, on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
Hosts for the dinner party were the couple's children and their spouses, Bob Jr. and Jiffy Ellashek of Westlake Village, Calif.; Larry and Wanda Ellashek of McDonald; and Lynn and Wally Foster of Mantua. There are five grandchildren in the family.
Woodland Avenue Lutheran Church was the setting Aug. 16, 1952, for the wedding of the former Jeannette Hinkson and Mr. Ellashek. They are members of Zion Lutheran Church in Youngstown.
Mrs. Ellashek retired in 1992 from Packard Electric in Hubbard.
Her husband served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired in 1976 from General Fireproofing in Youngstown, where he was a supervisor.