SMITHFIELD – Kenneth and Joyce DiBattista of Smithfield celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 1.
The couple were married on Nov. 1, 1970, at Holy Ghost Church in Providence. The Rev. Joseph Invernezzi officiated the ceremony. Mrs. DiBattista is the former Joyce Apici.
The couple are the parents of Kenneth DiBattista of Lincoln. They are the grandparents of Sophie DiBattista of Lincoln.
Mrs. DiBattista was a teacher for the Providence School Department and ran What Cheer Catering in Providence.
Mr. DiBattista worked for the U.S. Postal Service and also helped run What Cheer catering.
Together, they love to travel. Some of their favorite vacation spots have been Cape Cod, Hawaii, Virgin Islands, California, Las Vegas, Disney World, and Italy.