Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas, 280 Madison St., Sharon, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a luncheon among family and friends May 8 at the Sharon Elks Club. Instead of gifts, donations of non-perishable food items were made to local food banks.
Thomas and the former Rose Garcia were married May 14, 1960, in Church of the Sacred Heart, Sharon.
Mrs. Thomas worked as a nurse with the Sharon office of American Red Cross.
Thomas served with the Army and retired from Sharon Tube Co.
Their children are: daughter Mary Rose, and her husband David, Cranberry Township, Butler County; and sons, William, Pompano, Fla., and Matthew and his wife Sally, Olney, Md.
Four grandchildren, Julianne, Jordan, Ryan and Evan, complete the family.