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Couple celebrates golden anniversary

11/22/2012 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Latona
Joseph C. Latona and the former Teresa J. Smaldino were married Nov. 10, 1962, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Akron by the Rev. James Ragnoni.

The couple, of Venice, Fla., celebrated the 50th anniversary with a dinner/dance for family and friends at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn Aug. 5. They will renew their marriage vows with a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Anthony with Rev. Ragnoni officiating Nov. 24.

Joseph and Teresa have four daughters: Anna (Kevin) Durst, Maria Latona, Teresa Latona and Christina (Michael) Cochran, and nine grandchildren: Benjamin and Bethany Durst; Joseph and Jessica Kellem; Allison, Daniel and Robert Ryan; and Michael and Mia Cochran.

Joseph was a professor at The University of Akron for 40 years, retiring in 1994. Teresa was a teacher and a Realtor.

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