Mr. and Mrs. Gerard M. Schmitt of Tonawanda celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A family party is planned in July in Veterans Park, Tonawanda. Mr. Schmitt and MaryAnn Massaro were married June 8, 1963, in Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Buffalo. He is a retired printing pressman and coater in the Buffalo area and isretired from Iimak in Amherst; she is retired from DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda. They have eight children, 19 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.