Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCarthy of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a private family dinner. Mr. McCarthy and Marilyn Forker were married April 20, 1963, in St. Joseph’s Cathedral. He served in the Merchant Marine in World War II and is a Korean War Army veteran. He retired as a Buffalo firefighter; she is a retired registered nurse for Erie County. They have two children, three grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.