The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

June 16, 2013


Associated Press

— In celebration of their 65th wedding anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Bob Smith of Rock Creek were honored at a dinner hosted by their family on June 12. Their family is also taking them on a winery tour to New York this summer.

Bob and Barb (Beliles) were married June 12, 1948, at the Evangelical Reformed Church in Parma.

The couple’s children and their spouses are Cindy and Bob Zimny of Geneva; Linda and Lynn White of Austinburg and the late Bob Smith. They have five grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Smith worked at New York Central Railroad in Ashtabula, Skidmore & Chah Excavators and retired from Gemini Contractor in Geneva. Mrs. Smith was formerly employed at Charlotte Nursing Home in Rock Creek. They are members of Rock Creek United Methodist Church. Mrs. Smith has been a member of TOPS for 34 years.