Cliffords reach 60th
December 13, 2013 2:02PM
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford
Updated: January 16, 2014 6:02AM
Joseph Micheal and Dora Giftos Clifford recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with friends and relatives at surprise party given by their five children at Doreena Corley’s home in Washington Township.
Their children are Deborah (William) Morrisroe, Micheal (Cheryl) Clifford, Gilbert Clifford, Dean (Donna) Clifford, and Doreena (Jack) Corley.
They have 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Joe and Dora are members of St. Paul Catholic Church and were married Nov. 21, 1953 at the old St. Paul Catholic Church on Chicago Street in Valparaiso. They have been Valparaiso residents their whole lives and have been in business for 59 years.
Joe is a retired mason contractor who owned Clifford Masonry, which he started in 1954. He is still active at Clifford Stone & Material Company.