Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Carpenter of The Villages, Fla., formerly of Cheektowaga, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering of family and friends in Florida. A Caribbean cruise is planned. Mr. Carpenter and Janice C. Milne were married Feb. 7, 1959, in St. John the Evangelist Church, Buffalo. He is a retired insurance inspector; she is retired fromM&TBank. The couple has three children and six grandchildren.