Ray and Sandy Gray Castler of Amsterdam celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 28 at the Perthshire Banquet Facility.
The couple married Feb. 28, 1960, at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, officiated by the Rev. Charles Baniak.
The celebration was hosted by their sons, Gary Castler of Anaheim, Calif., and Andrew Castler of Amsterdam, as well as Sandy Castler's sister, Maggie Niemczyk, and her husband, Michael. There were approximately 75 guests in attendance.
Sandy and Ray Castler
The guests attending from out-of-town were from Schenectady, East Greenbush, Queesbury, Rotterdam Junction, Glenmont, Connecticut and North Carolina.
Ray Castler retired from Nynex Telephone Co. in 1995. Sandy Castler graduated from St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing in 1959 and is retired.
The couple enjoys spending time with their grandchildren, Ian Castler and Katelyn and Courtney Castler. They also enjoy tending to their small farm and traveling through the Adirondacks.