Ralph and Barbara Smith of McDonald, who married on Christmas Eve in 1952, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 24.
Ralph Smith and Barbara L. Phare met in 1951 in Lakebay, Wash., while he was serving in the U.S. Navy.
After marrying at Lakebay, the couple lived in Madison Heights, Mich., for 37 years and moved to Cleveland in 1989. He retired from Flowers Bakery.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith have three children, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.