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Mr. and Mrs. Joseph DiStefano of Cheektowaga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a papal blessing from Pope Francis during Mass in St. Philip the Apostle, Cheektowaga, followed by a dinner with immediate family at Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More, Lancaster. Mr. DiStefano and Carol Agro were married Feb. 8, 1964, in Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Lackawanna. He is retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. and American Brass. She is retired from Fleet Bank. They have two children and three grandchildren.