Mr. and Mrs. Walter Chowaniec of Elma celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A Caribbean family cruise is planned for the fall. Mr. Chowaniec and the former Carol Kusz were married April 25, 1964, in St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in West Seneca. He is a retired parts and service coordinator for Kenworth of Buffalo-Northeast. She is a retired clerk for the Buffalo and Erie County Library. They have three children and eight grandchildren.