Mr. and Mrs. Donald Scherer of Amherst celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party and dinner with other anniversary celebrants at St. Christopher Catholic Church in Tonawanda. A family gathering is planned for later this summer at Oliver’s restaurant in Buffalo. Mr. Scherer and the former Melanie Miller were married June 25, 1966, in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Kenmore. He is a retired mathematics teacher for Heim and Casey middle schools in Williamsville. She retired as a biology teacher for Sacred Heart Academy. They have five children and six grandchildren.