Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. Bellavia of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of sacred wedding vows at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Buffalo, followed by a family brunch at the Thirty One Club. A family dinner was also held on the actual anniversary date at the Thirty One Club. Mr. Bellavia and the former Nora Ellen Gehl were married Aug. 8, 1964, in St. Mark’s Catholic Church. He is a retired psychiatric social worker and hospital administrator. He is also a retired Army lieutenant colonel. She is a retired dental hygienist. They have three children and six grandchildren.