Mr. and Mrs. Robert Varney of Town of Tonawanda celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of marriage vows in their home, followed by a gathering with family and friends. Mr. Varney and Joanna Dories were married Nov. 16, 1962, in St. Bridget Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired tool maker for Chevrolet; she retired from Merchant Mutual Insurance Co. They have four children and eight grandchildren.