Mr. and Mrs. John Thayer

John and Patricia Johnson on April 24, 1965 and today.

Mr. and Mrs. John Thayer of Fabius and Alva, Fla., formerly of South Byron and Batavia, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 25, 2015 with a family dinner.

Mr. Thayer and the former Patricia Johnson were united in marriage April 24, 1965 at St. Joseph’s Church in Batavia, officiated by Father Schwartz.

The couple have three children, Tamara (Brian) Ackerman of Oswego, Melissa MacMillan of Fabius and Jennifer Beginski of Fulton. They have five grandchildren.

Mr. Thayer was self employed at Acorn Products before his retirement.

Mrs. Thayer retired as the secretary for the Superintendent at Fabius-Pompey Central School.