60th: Ralph Jr., Frances Tornes

Ralph Jr. and Frances Tornes

Ralph Jr. and Frances Tornes

Ralph L. Jr. and Frances J. (Becker) Tornes will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 3, 1957 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Beverly.

He is the son of the late Ralph and Ida Tornes of Waterford. He retired from Ohio Power in Beverly. She is the daughter of Paul and Kathryn Becker of Warner. She is the owner of Tornes Cakes in Waterford.

They are parents of six children, Mike (Rhonda) Tornes of Simpson, Pa.; Phyllis (Denny) Reynolds of Vincent, Joanne (Chuck) Ciuni of Miromar Lakes, Fla.; Steve (Melinda) Tornes of Waterford; Cindy (Chuck) Hall of Marietta; and Stephanie Craig of Pickerington; 24 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.

An open house reception in their honor will be held at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Beverly on Saturday, Oct. 7. They will be renewing their vows during Mass at 7 p.m.; reception and dance will follow after Mass in the social hall.

It is requesting that gifts be omitted. Family and friends are invited to join in the celebration.