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Townsells celebrating golden anniversary

8/1/2013 - South Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Marjorie and Josef Townsell
Photo courtesy of Sharon Dentz
Marjorie (Margie) nee Craig and Josef (Joe) Townsell were married Aug. 3, 1963, at St. Mary Church in Akron.

Margie worked as a teacher for 30 years at Manchester, Buchtel and other high schools. Joe retired after 25 years at Firestone Tire and Rubber Co., then owned a bicycle shop in Wadsworth for 20 years.

Longtime residents of Clinton, the Townsells have two daughters, a son-in-law and two granddaughters who plan to celebrate their 50th anniversary with them and other family members this weekend at Cedar Point and Hotel Breakers, where they spent part of their honeymoon.

Joe and Margie are active tennis and pickle ball players, according to their family. They also love to garden, eat at Taco Bell in Barberton and see shows at the Porthouse Theatre at Blossom Music Center.

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