Mr. and Mrs. Gerald J. Heckman of Cheektowaga celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a family gathering in Beechwood Nursing Home, Getzville. Mr. Heckman and Ruth A. Gruber were married Dec. 13, 1943, in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Cheektowaga. He is a retired salesman and driver for Sealtest Foods in Buffalo. They had four children and a grandson.