Joyce and Rich Bonitz were
united in marriage May 2, 1964,
at St. Francis DeSales Catholic
Church in Parma.
Joyce is a retired Registered
Histologist from Wadsworth-
Rich was self
employed and is retired from
Brunswick Auto Parts and Service
and Busy Bee Muffler.
They are active members of St. Francis
Xavier Catholic Church,
participating as Eucharist
Ministers, and also in the Seniors
Club and Men’s Golf League, as well as the Medina Lions
Club and the Trinity Rose Foundation. Their hobbies include
spending time at Tappan Lake, sewing, hunting, swimming,
traveling and antique automobiles.
Joyce and Rich have three children, Richard (Stacy) of Medina,
Dr. Deb Bonitz of Nashville, Tennessee and David (Angie) of
Medina; as well as seven grandchildren.
The couple will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a blessing
during the 5 p.m. Mass, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at St. Francis Xavier
Church. A private celebration will follow. Joyce and Rich will wrap
up their anniversary celebration with a tour to Europe this fall.