Robert and Katherine (Jurco) Abel of Bridgeport will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 30. They were married on Nov. 30, 1951 at 7 p.m. in Columbia, S.C., while Robert was in the Army at Fort Jackson. The Rev. A.B. Ferguson officiated the ceremony.
Robert is the son of the late Frank and Neva Abel, formerly of St. Clairsville. He is retired from Bayer Inc.
Katherine is the daughter of the late Steve and Anna Jurco, formerly of St. Clairsville. She is a retired waitress of Melody Manor in Lansing.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Abel
They are the parents of three children: Janice (Tom) Owings of Wheeling; Robert Jr. (Suzanne) Abel of Warsaw, Ind.; and Frank (Becky) Abel of Salem, Ohio. They have five grandchildren: Marc Anderson, Stephen and (Sis) Miranda Abel, and Michael and Nicholas Abel. They have a great-granddaughter, Eliza Anderson.