Guy and Amelia Derico of the Mt. Nebo community in Upshur County were honored on the occasion of their 65th wedding anniversary with a luncheon Nov. 28, at The Bicentennial Inn in Buckhannon.
Mr. and Mrs. Derico were married at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Coalton on Nov. 18, 1944, by the late Father Jeremiah Davern. Their wedding party included Bill Derico, best man; Adeline Ricottilli Regester, maid of honor; and Virginia Ricottilli Rydzak, flower girl.
Mrs. Derico is the former Amelia Ricottilli, daughter of the late Panfilo and Giovanna Ricottilli. In 1997, she retired from G.C. Murphy in 1992 in Buckhannon after 27 years of service.
MR. AND MRS. GUY DERICO
Mr. Derico is the son of the late Joseph and Anna Derico. He served in the U.S. Army from 1940 to 1945. In 1983, he retired from the Upshur County Board of Education with 20 years of service as a school bus operator.
The luncheon was hosted by their children and spouses: Paul and Helen Derico of Jackson's Mill; Elaine and Geza Katai of Uniontown, Ohio; Joann and Brian Huffman, Mariann and David Jack, Mike and Mary DeRico and Patty and Arthur Sayre of Upshur County; and Helen and Pat Golden of Bethel Park, Pa.