Francis and Virginia Bellino of Liberty received a special blessing as they celebrated the 65th anniversary of their wedding during a Mass on June 9 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Youngstown officiated by Monsignor Michael Cariglio. Afterward, family and friends were invited to a dinner reception at St. Joseph Hall.
The couple’s children, Nicholas and Marlene Bellino and Kathy and Joe LaRocca, and their grandchildren, Christopher and Nicholas Bellino and Nicole and Jennifer LaRocca, hosted the event.
Mr. Bellino married the former Virginia DeLuco on June 7, 1947, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
Another milestone celebrated by the family this year was Mr. Bellino’s 90th birthday in January.