Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gera, 523 Grant St., Sharon, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at a reception hosted by their children April 24 at the North Sharon Fire Hall.
The former Carol Miller and Mr. Gera were married April 7, 1960, in St. Joseph Church by Rev. Kennedy.
The couple are Sharon High School graduates.
Mrs. Gera is retired from the bakery department of Giant Eagle in Hermitage.
Mr. Gera is retired from PI&I Motor Express.
They have five children: Anthony, Sharon; Teresa Sennett and her husband, Robert Sr., Masury; Charles W. and his wife, Monica, Sharon; Timothy and his companion, Cheri, Liberty Township, Ohio; and Richard and his wife, Marlene, Hermitage.
Twelve grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandson complete the family.