Saturday, September 4, 2004
XSTRUTHERS -- Mr. and Mrs. Mario Mendozzi, 230 W. Hopewell Drive, were honored Sept. 4 as they celebrated 50 years of marriage during a dinner held at Bruno's in Boardman.
Arrangements for the anniversary event were made by their family, Paula and Jim Spiker of Livonia, Mich.; Lisa Mendozzi and Mario Mendozzi, both of Struthers; and Carla and Michael Lopez, Houston. Completing the family are three grandchildren. A son, John F. Mendozzi is deceased.
The couple, who were married Sept. 11, 1954, at St. Joseph Church, Youngstown, are members of St. Nicholas Church.
Mrs. Mendozzi, the former Jane DeMario, retired in 1954 from Mahoning Merchandise in Youngstown, where she was an office worker.
Mr. Mendozzi served with the U.S. Air Force in Germany. He was a dispatcher with Ameritech in Youngstown prior to retiring in 1989, and is a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.