Ruth and Richard Vermillion

CRIDERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Vermillion are celebrating 70 years of marriage with a family dinner at a later date.

Vermillion and the former Ruth Collins were married Aug. 16, 1947, in Vaughnsville, by the Rev. Homer D. Ferris.

They are the parents of a son, Jerry (Linda) Vermillion. A son, Ronald, is deceased. They have five grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, six great-grandchildren, a stepgreat-grandchild and a great-great-grandchild.

Vermillion is retired from Standard Oil, BP Lima Refinery. His wife is a homemaker and former beautician.