John and Mary Anne Ley celebrated their 50th anniversary. They were married Jan. 11, 1964, at Saint Mary Catholic Church in Marietta by Monsignor Edwin F. Murphy.
He is the son of Robert and Patricia Ley of Marietta. She is the daughter of the late Dwight and Mary Albrecht Berentz.
They have two children: a son, John Robert of Westminster, Colo., and a daughter, Stephanie (Marc) Pfister of Durham, Conn.
Their children surprised them last July with an anniversary and birthday party. The family has planned a celebration trip to California this summer.