Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Merrill of West Seneca celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception in the auditorium at Ebenezer United Church of Christ. Mr. Merrill and Elayne Pickering were married April 6, 1963, in Sidney United Methodist Church, Sidney. He is a retired internal auditor for Bank of America; she is a retired retail clerk for several area stores. They have a son.