Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wilson Jr. of North Tonawanda celebrated their 70th anniversary with a gathering hosted by their sons for family and friends in their home. Mr. Wilson and Violet Holdridge were married June 5, 1942, by the Rev. Paul Fretthold in the bride's home. He is a World War II Army Air Forces veteran and a retired plant electrician. They have three sons, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.