The family of James and Susan Phillips of Hubbard honored the couple for their 40th wedding anniversary at a dinner party Aug. 18 at Michael Alberini’s in Poland.
Their children are Jennifer Phillips of Boardman; Julie Phillips of Painesville, Ohio; Jim Phillips of Hubbard; and Jill Phillips of Brandon, Fla.
St. Rose Church in Girard was the setting when the former Susan Brdek and Mr. Phillips were married Aug. 26, 1972.
The couple are members of St. Patrick Church.
Mrs. Phillips, a homemaker, worked for Delphi Packard. She is a member of a knitting group and is part of a monthly social club with childhood friends. She also volunteers at Hubbard Public Library.
Mr. Phillips retired from Delphi Packard and does seasonal work at J&J Mulch in Hubbard. He is a member of Knights of Columbus and a weekly card group.
To continue their celebration, Mr. and Mrs. Phillips will be taking a trip west with stops at Mount Rushmore, Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas and San Antonio.