Rose Modesto 50th Anniversary
anniversaries Modesto Mr. and Mrs. Philip Modesto of 114 W. Summit Ave., Elmhurst, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 16. They were married in the Church of Our Lady of Grace, Hoboken, N.J., by the Rev. Edward Edward J. Begley. Mrs. Modesto, the form'er Rose Solia, has held several offices in the Wilmington Club for the Deaf. Her husband retired in 1967 from the News-Journal News-Journal News-Journal Co. as a linotype operator and proofreader. Modesto Modesto aided in organizing the typographical typographical union at the papers. He held a number of offices including president and was an official delegate delegate at several conventions. He also set up and coordinated the apprentice apprentice training program. The couple have three children: Amelia Grimes, Doris Rhodes and Phillip Jr. of Wilmington; 10 grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren. greatgrandchildren. A party in the home of their son honored the couple.