Sunday, May 2, 2010

Golden Wedding - Mr. and Mrs. John D'Aurora

The 50th Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John D'Aurora appeared in the Steubenville (Ohio) Herald Star on December 5, 1963
A Mass in observance of the 40th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John D'Aurora of 224 May Road, Follansbee, will be celebrated Sunday, December 8, in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church.  A family dinner will be held at 1:30 pm. in the Ft. Steuben Hotel and a reception will be held that evening at 7:00 pm. in the Eagles Home in Follansbee,  Mr. and Mrs. D'Aurora, both were born in Pettorano sul Gizio, Province of Aquila, Italy.  They went from Italy to Canton in 1913 and were married there December 6, 191.  After leaving Canton in 1923 they came to Mingo Junction and resided there until 1959 when they moved to Follansbee.  Mr. D'Aurora was employed by the Carnegie Illinois Steel Corp., Mingo Junction, for 21 years.  He later was employed by Wheeling Steel Corp. for 17 years until his retirement in 1960. They both are members of the St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church. They have a daughter, Mrs. Gino (Jennie) Cercone, of Follansbee and three grand children.


  1. Welcome to the Geneabloggers family. Hope you find the association fruitful; I sure do. I have found it most stimulating, especially some of the Daily Themes.

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    Dr. Bill ;-)
    Author of "Back to the Homeplace"
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