Donald and Patricia Ille of Mayfield, recently had two celebrations for their 50th wedding anniversary.
The couple married Nov. 1, 1958 at St. Ann's Church, Wells.
On Nov. 1, the owners of the Gloversville House of Pizza gave the couple and close friends a complimentary dinner.
Donald and Patricia Ille in 2008.
Donald and Patricia Ille in 1958.
On Nov 8, the couple celebrated with a dinner in Caroga Lake that was given by their children, Bonnie and Jeff Smith of Mayfield and Lorraine and Jim Mulhall of Gloversville. Also attending were their grandsons, D.J. Smith and financee, Marie Newkirk, Jason and wife Jill Hoose, Jeffrey Smith and financee, Gretchen Decker, and Jack Smith, all of Mayfield, and Chad and Brittany Mulhall of Gloversville. The also have seven great-grandchildren.
They are both retired.