Thomas and Bernadette DeCaire of Alpena celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 27th with a blessing by Father Patrick Maher at St. Anne Catholic Church.
They were honored by family and friends with a dinner party at the Alpena Civic Center. The original wedding party members were in attendance: Mary Gibbons of Alpena; Carol Stokes of Littleton, Colo.; Donald DeCaire of Grand Blanc; Charles DeCaire of Clio; Joseph Roznowski and Donald MacNall, both of Alpena.
Their children are Thomas Jr. and Mary, Anne Timmreck, James and Beth, all of Alpena; Richard of Tacoma, Wash.; David and Ronda of Bristol, Ind.; and Jane and James Rapin of Traverse. They also have 12 grandchildren: Cory and Casey DeCaire, Heather and Joshua Timmreck, Tyler and Aaron DeCaire, Mariah, Emmalee and Jessica DeCaire, Nicholas, Aidan and Sydney Rapin.
Mr. DeCaire and the former Bernadette Roznowski were married June 20, 1959, at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Posen.