Jeff and Janice Williams

Jeff and Janice Williams

Jeff and Janice Williams

Jeff and Janice Williams of Dunkirk celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 28, 2017. They were honored at a dinner reception at Laona United Methodist Church hall. Family and friends attended from Grand Island, Syracuse, Spencerport, Lockport, the Buffalo area and Dunkirk-Fredonia.

Four of their attendants from their wedding were able to celebrate with them. Allen Williams, Janet Schneider, brother and sister of Jeff and close friends Diane Woodman and Carol Barton. Larry Maggio, cousin of Janice, was unable to attend. The couple was blessed by special guests Father Martin Pavlock and Father Ray Donohue.

The couple was married on Oct. 28, 1967 at Mt. Carmel Church in Silver Creek. They renewed their vows at an anniversary Mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Buffalo on Oct. 15, 2017 by Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo.

They are the parents of Jeff and Julie Williams of Blasdell and Tara and Daniel Riewaldt of Fredonia. They have four grandchildren: Brandon and Brianna Williams and Hannah and Danielle Riewaldt.

Jeff is retired from DFT Communications and Janice works part-time at Applebees.