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Golden wedding anniversaries

>Henry and Elaine Klee

Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Klee of Kenmore celebrated their 50th anniversary with a renewal of their marriage vows at a Mass in St. Joseph Cathedral and a papal blessing, followed by a family dinner in Salvatore's Italian Gardens, Lancaster. Mr. Klee and Elaine J. Gennuso were married Sept. 1, 1956, in Holy Angels Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired administrator for the Buffalo Board of Education. The couple has five children

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>Florence and Henry Gajewski

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gajewski of Cheektowaga celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Mr. Gajewski and Florence Fijalkowski were married Sept. 20, 1941, in St. Hedwig Catholic Church, Dunkirk. He is retired from Trico Products Corp., and they are former owners of Falcon Cafe. The couple has three children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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>Peter and Elizabeth DeBlasi

Mr. and Mrs. Peter DeBlasi of West Seneca celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering in Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant, Blasdell. Mr. DeBlasi and Elizabeth DiChristina were married Oct. 13, 1956, in Annunciation Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is retired from the carpentry/maintenance department for Millard Fillmore Hospital; she also is retired. The couple has four children, nine grandchildren and a great-grandson.

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>Charles and Dorothy Schaefer

Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Schaefer of White Oak, Pa., formerly of Depew, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Mr. Schaefer and Dorothy M. Kleinschmidt were married Nov. 22, 1941, in St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Buffalo. He is retired from the inspection department for General Motors' casting plant, Town of Tonawanda. The couple has two children, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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>Santa and Daniel Ratka

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel E. Ratka of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a blessing at a Mass in St. Joseph Cathedral, followed by a family dinner in Salvatore's Italian Gardens, Lancaster. Mr. Ratka and Santa "Sandy" Siracuse were married Nov. 10, 1956, in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is retired from General Mills. The couple has three children and seven grandchildren.

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>Beatrice and Charles Schreiber

Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Schreiber Sr. of Cheektowaga celebrated their 60th anniversary with a renewal of their marriage vows in Fairdale Banquet Center, Amherst, followed by a reception. Mr. Schreiber and Beatrice M. Willig were married Nov. 14, 1946, in St. Mark Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is retired from Acme Markets. The couple has three children, six grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

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>Sylvia and Edward Sabuda

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sabuda of Lackawanna celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering in LaGalleria Restaurant, Orchard Park. Mr. Sabuda and Sylvia Domanski were married Nov. 17, 1956, in St. Hyacinth Catholic Church, Lackawanna. He is a retired firefighter for the Lackawanna Fire Department; she is a retired teacher's aide for the Lackawanna School District. The couple has four children and six grandchildren.

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>Frederick and Patricia Muraco

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick J. Muraco of Amherst celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner reception in Fanny's restaurant, Amherst. Mr. Muraco and Patricia Hayes were married Oct. 6, 1956, in Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, Orchard Park. He is a retired electrical engineer for the West Valley Demonstration Project. The couple has seven children and 14 grandchildren.

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>John and Eileen Krawczyk

Mr. and Mrs. John Krawczyk of Cheektowaga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering in their home. Mr. Krawczyk and Eileen Minor were married Oct. 13, 1956, in St. Casimer Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired electrician for Bethlehem Steel Corp.; she is a retired nurse for Mercy Hospital. The couple has five children and nine grandchildren.

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>Edward and Barbara Stasiak

Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Stasiak of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their marriage vows in St. Casimir Catholic Church, Buffalo, where Mr. Stasiak and Barbara A. Kujawa were married Oct. 20, 1956, followed by a gathering in the Saturn Club of Buffalo. He is a retired salesman for Tarantino Foods; she is a retired therapy aide for West Seneca Developmental Center. The couple has two children and five grandchildren.

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>Patricia and James Rebmann

Mr. and Mrs. James Rebmann of Gowanda celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their marriage vows in St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Collins Center, followed by a reception in the church hall. Mr. Rebmann and Patricia Gernatt were married Oct. 20, 1956, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Gowanda. They are both retired. The couple has 10 children, 30 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

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>Mary and Roger Hoffman

Mr. and Mrs. J. Roger Hoffman of East Aurora celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering of family and friends in Columns Banquet Center, Elma, followed by a trip to Florida. Mr. Hoffman and Mary K. Coveny were married Oct. 20, 1956, in Holy Family Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired construction worker for CBL Snyder Corp., East Aurora. The couple has seven children, 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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