XAUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Pompura of Austintown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary during a dinner party Feb. 8 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield.
Hosts for the event were the honorees' children and spouses, Steve Pompura and Gertrude Thomae of Nashville; Sue and Fred Hunsinger, Joann Pompura and Ed Pompura, all of Austintown; Judy and Guy Sauceman of Youngstown; Maureen and Jack Vindvamara of Columbus; and Meg and Dennis Hernan of Harrisburg, Pa.
The family circle also includes 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The former Jean McKenna and Mr. Pompura were married Feb. 14, 1953, at St. Patrick Church in Youngstown.
Retiring in 1996, Mrs. Pompura worked in the medical records department at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.
Mr. Pompura retired in 1992 from Wean United in Warren, where he was a buyer. He served in the U.S. Army with the 44th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II.
The couple are members of St. Joseph Church and Knights of Columbus 3144. He also belongs to St. Mary's Golf League.