Saturday, February 10, 2018
Michael and Irene Starr celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary by sharing a private celebration with family at home.
The couple’s children are Michalene (Len) Weiszer of Poland; Veronica Cochran of Summerville, S.C.; Stephanie (Ron) Crumbacher of Dayton; Pamela (Brian) Roberts of Columbiana; and Michael Starr of East Liverpool. They have nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Mr. Starr and the former Irene Faddock were married Feb. 7, 1948, at Holy Trinity Church in Youngstown.
Mr. Starr was a mechanical engineer employed at several area engineering firms. He served in the U.S. Navy in Hawaii and was stationed at Pearl Harbor during World War II. He also served during the Korean War.
Mrs. Starr was a homemaker.
The couple are members of St. Jude Church in Columbiana and former members of St. George Church in Lisbon. Mr. Starr is a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.