Family members arrange a party to honor Billocks



XYOUNGSTOWN -- The 40th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Billock, 4889 Westchester Drive, was celebrated during a party held Nov. 10 at the Italian-American Veterans Centre.
Invitations for the festivity were issued by the couple's children and their spouses, Jim and Colleen Billock and Ken and Mary Ellen Ross, all of McDonald, Jim and Joanne Sapp of Youngstown, and Michael and January Billock of Cuyahoga Falls, and their seven grandchildren.
The former Mary Zevkovich and Mr. Billock were married Oct. 20, 1962, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in McDonald. They are members of St. Christine Church.
Mrs. Billock was an X-ray technician for 43 years with Warren Radiologists Inc. in Niles prior to retiring in 1999.
Mr. Billock served with the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958. He retired in 1996 from the maintenance department at Commercial Intertech after 38 years of service.
The couple continued their anniversary celebration during a cruise to the Caribbean.