Eugene and Christine Tiracave

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Tiracave of Cresson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 7.

They were married Sept. 7, 1968, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Portage. Mrs. Tiracave is the former Christine Tomasko.

The couple have three children: Christian and his wife, Alicia, of Charlotte, N.C.; Roman of Cresson; and Gina (Tiracave) Gaida and her husband, Phil, of Ashville.

They also have eight grandchildren: Jadyn, Salvatore, Santino, Giovanni, Gaetano and Sophia Tiracave and Rocco and Jovana Gaida.

Mr. Tiracave retired from F.L. Smithe Machine Co., Duncansville.

Mrs. Tiracave retired from Penn Jacobson, Altoona.

The couple are members of St. Aloysius Parish, Cresson.