Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mencell of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering. Mr. Mencell and the former Patricia Zelasko were married March 12, 1966, in Buffalo. He is a retired tool and dye pattern maker for Kittinger Furniture. She is a retired banquet waitress who is a crossing guard for the Buffalo Public School District. They have three children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.