---- — Alexander and Carolyn Samaras of Danville, formerly of Hoopeston, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on Dec. 26, 2013. The event is hosted by their children.
Alexander Samaras and Carolyn Brown were married Dec. 26, 1943, in Virden.
Their children are David (Mary Lee) of Springfield, the late Paul (Anne) of Poway, Calif., Mark (Julie) of Waverly and Nancy (Tom) Fahey of Danville. They have 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Family and friends are asked to send cards to the couple at their residence.