LEETONIA -- Mr. and Mrs. John Torella, 42365 Apples Way, were the guests of honor July 4 at a pool party in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Dr. Paul Holcomb of Hudson. Also serving as hosts for the event were the couple's other children and their spouses, Linda and Tom Carey of Worthington, Cindy and Bill Goodall of Canfield, John and Michelle Torella of Hubbard and Lisa Nell of Canfield. Nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren complete their family.
Mr. Torella and the former Florence Ida Carl were married June 21, 1952, at St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown. He served in the U.S. Army and Navy and retired in 1992 from General Motors in Lordstown where he was an assembler.
His wife is a homemaker.
The Torellas are members of St. Jude Church, Columbiana.