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Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. Owens of Williamsville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with marital blessing at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Williamsville, followed by a family boat ride on the Erie Canal with a reception at dockside. Mr. Owens and Lorene G. Schalk were married Aug. 23, 1952, in Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is a retired Buffalo firefighter and retired engineer for South Buffalo Railway; she is a retired teacher in the Western New York area. They have six children and 12 grandchildren.