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Golden wedding anniversaries

Vince and Judy DiJoseph

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent DiJoseph of Cheektowaga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of marriage vows in Our Lady Help of Christians Chapel, Cheektowaga, followed by a family breakfast in Olive Tree Family Restaurant, Lancaster. A trip to the Bahamas is planned for the fall. Mr. DiJoseph and Judith "Judy" Madr were married April 28, 1962, in St. Ann Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired maintenance foreman for Honeywell Buffalo Research Laboratory. They have three children and seven grandchildren.

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Serena and Salvatore Todaro

Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore Todaro of Tonawanda celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner party hosted by their children in Banchetti By Rizzo's, Amherst. Mr. Todaro and Serena Panzica were married April 28, 1962, in Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired truck driver and foreman for the Buffalo Streets Department; she is a retired payroll coordinator for Adelphia Cable Communications. They have two daughters, six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

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Thomas and Theresa Colling - 60 YEARS

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Colling of Lancaster celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner for family and friends. Mr. Colling and Theresa Balbuzowski were married April 23, 1952, in St. Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired produce manager for Wegmans; she is retired from Westinghouse, Cheektowaga. They have three children, 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

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Bernie and Mickey Martin

Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Martin of Wheatfield celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a luncheon reception in Classics V, Amherst. Mr. Martin and Helen "Mickey" Sauer were married April 28, 1962, in St. Amelia Catholic Church, Town of Tonawanda. He is retired manager for Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.; she is a retired teacher in Buffalo and Ken-Ton schools. They have three children and six grandchildren.

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Joyce and Leon Nowicki

Mr. and Mrs. Leon Nowicki of Cheektowaga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering. Mr. Nowicki and Joyce Taylor were married April 28, 1962, in Blessed Trinity Church, Buffalo. He is a retired engineer; she is a retired private-duty nurse. They have four children and six grandchildren.

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Beverly and Timothy Murphy

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Murphy of Depew celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a private dinner in their home. Mr. Murphy and Beverly Daehn were married April 28, 1962, in St. James Church, Depew. He is a retired mold changer for Dunlop Tires; she is a retired saleswoman for Kaufmann's in Walden Galleria. They have three children, eight grandchildren and a stepgranddaughter.

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Mary and Irving Reed

Mr. and Mrs. Irving C. Reed of Tonawanda celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering. Mr. Reed and Mary M. Juen were married April 27, 1962, in Grace Episcopal Church, Buffalo. He is a retired industrial painter for American Brass; she is a retired dental assistant. They have three children and nine grandchildren.

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Richard and Delphine Danitz

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Danitz of Elmacelebrated their 50th anniversary with a renewal of marriage vows in Annunciation Catholic Church, Elma, followed by a dinner in Ripa's Restaurant, Lancaster. Mr. Danitz and Delphine Wojnowski were married April 28, 1962, in St. John Gualbert Catholic Church, Cheektowaga. He is a retired carpenter; she is retired from BOCES 2. They have three children and six grandchildren.

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Donald and Rita Schrems

Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Schrems of Tonawanda celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in the Roycroft Inn, East Aurora. A European river cruise is planned for a later date. Mr. Schrems and Rita A. Muschaweck were married April 28, 1962, in St. Boniface Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired buyer for Twin Fair; she is a retired secretary. They have two children and a grandchild