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Mr. and Mrs. Martin Leslie of Buffalo celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a quiet celebration at home with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr. Leslie and the former Jean Russo were married May 18, 1957, in All Saints Church. A Marine Corps veteran, Mr. Leslie is retired from Arcata Graphics, now Quebecor, on George Urban Boulevard in Cheektowaga…

Mr. and Mrs. James Farry of Williamsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family reunion in Hilton Head, S.C. Mr. Farry and the former Beverly DeSa were married May 6, 1967, in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Swormville, where their vows were heard by the bride’s brother, the Rev. Walter DeSa. Mr. Farry retired as a research and development enginee…

Mr. and Mrs. James Chorazak of Hamburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at San Marco Ristorante, Snyder. Mr. Chorazak and the former Mary Schiavi were married April 29, 1967, in St. Anthony’s Church, Lackawanna. He is a co-owner and vice president of a medical device company and works part-time for Home Depot in Hamburg. She retired as an ad…

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Moadoer of Newstead celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary cruise with their daughter and her family aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas in the Western Caribbean. Mr. Moadoer and the former Kathleen Cullen were married May 13, 1967, in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Orchard Park. He retired as a journeyman electric…

Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore Giammusso of Williamsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner at Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More in Lancaster. Mr. Giammusso and the former Luigina Deleo were married April 15, 1967, in Our Lady of Loretto Church in Buffalo. He retired from European Continental Hair Designs in Kenmore. They have five children and six grandchildr…

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hines of Eden celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner at Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More in Lancaster and spent a week with friends at Jekyll Island, Ga. Mr. Hines and the former Shirley Sikora were married April 8, 1967, in Corpus Christi Church in Buffalo. He retired as a superintendent for National Grid and as a command sergeant major…

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mills of Tonawanda celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Orazio’s Restaurant in Clarence. Mr. Mills and the former Irene Young were married May 4, 1957, in Glenwood Avenue Church of Christ in Buffalo. He retired from work as a serviceman for National Fuel Gas in Tonawanda; she retired as a manager for AT&T in Amherst. They …

Mr. and Mrs. R.L. “Lucky” Bartholomew of Caneadea have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. High school sweethearts, Mr. Bartholomew and the former Patricia Miklas were married on April 28, 1967, in Tonawanda. Mr. Batholomew retired from General Motors after 37 years of service and Mrs. Bartholomew retired from Gibraltar Steel. They have two sons and five grandc…

Mr. and Mrs. George Wittek of Buffalo celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner with family in the Italian Village Restaurant in Depew. Mr. Wittek and the former Madeline Seitz were married April 27, 1957, in Visitation Roman Catholic Church in Buffalo. He retired from work as a machinist for Worthington Corp. in Buffalo. They have three children, three grand…

Mr. and Mrs. David Hawk of Lancaster celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. Mr. Hawk and the former Cathy Laney were married April 21, 1962, in Batavia. He is self-employed. They have four children, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Solender of Williamsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise on the Crown Princess to South America. Mr. Solender and the former Suzie Rivo were married March 18, 1967, in the Grande Ballroom of the Parkway Inn in Niagara Falls. He retired as an electronic engineer at Sylvania in Amherst, Mennen Medical in Clarence and Graphic Contro…

Mr. and Mrs. John Hassett of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party given by their children with family and friends at The Barrel Factory/Lakeward Spirits in Buffalo. Mr. Hassett and the former Jeanne Gerevics were married April 15, 1967, in Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Buffalo. He retired as a docksman and truck driver for Yellow F…

Mr. and Mrs. James Scherer of South Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows on a family vacation at the Polynesian Village in Walt Disney World. Mr. Scherer and the former Charlene Bamer were married Feb. 25, 1967, in St. John the Evangelist Church in Buffalo. A former funeral director, he is retired from National Fuel Gas. She is a retired…

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Redfern of Cheektowaga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner with their children and grandchildren at their home. Mr. Redfern and the former Anne Marie Scagnelli were married April 22, 1967, in St. Joachim’s Catholic Church in Buffalo. He worked at Bethlehem Steel and then retired from the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority after 19 y…

Mr. and Mrs. William Hoctor of Blasdell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with friends at the Roycroft Inn. Mr. Hoctor and the former Nardel DeMan were married March 18, 1967, in St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lancaster. He retired as a tool & die superintendent at the Buffalo Stamping Plant of Ford Motor Co. in Woodlawn. She retired as a professional fashion mode…