A gala celebration commemorating the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Clement Marini of Ashtabula was held June 26 at Ss. John and Paul High School, where the couple’s reception took place in 1960. The reception included entertainment by their daughter Valerie Marini and original members of Qiana.
The event was hosted by the couple’s five daughters and their spouses, Valerie Marini of Atlantic City, N.J.; Mark and Julie Engstrom of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Michael and Jennifer Zullo, Rudy and Jodi Campagne, all of Ashtabula; Stevo and Elizabeth Rosic of Sagamore Hills. They also have seven grandchildren.
Clement and Madonna (DelPrince) were married June 25, 1960, at Mount Carmel Church.
Mr. Marini retired from Ashtabula Coal Dock. Mrs. Marini was a cosmetologist prior to her retirement.