Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Kusmierz, of Wyalusing, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 26. They were married on June 26, 1965 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont by Father Kolakowski.
Attendants were Joan Sipko, Leonard Milewski, Doreen Ferretti, Joseph Chmielewski, Betty Kusmierz, Harold Kalinowski, Carol Lukasik, Robert Milewski, Clare Missett, Anthony Chmielewski, Cheryl Gates and Frank Yadouga.
Mrs. Kusmierz is the former Ann Marie Ferretti, daughter of the late Anthony and Dorothy Ferretti, of Dupont. She is a retired school teacher.
Mr. Kusmierz is the son of the late Michael and Anna Kusmiss, of Dupont. He is a retired laborer.
The couple has been blessed with 13 children, Michelle, Marie, Michael Jr., Anthony, Mark, Melissa, Marleah, Allyn, Andrew, Aaron, Adam, Alexander and Mary. They have 26 grandchildren, Kara, Kaitlyn, Kurt, Kelsi, Kerrigan, Ali, Austin, Cassidi, Jack, Kevin, Jason, Ryan, Ava, Marky, Marissa, Joseph, Lauren, Anthony, Dante, Devin, Deseray, Nia, Marrah, Kennadi, Kaeden and Avery.
The special occasion was celebrated with a luncheon with family and friends.