John E. DeLaney Sr. and Barbara Votraw DeLaney of 113 S. Berkey Dr., Chittenango will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 27. A celebration will be held June 28 at the Lincklaen House in Cazenovia with close family and friends.
John and Barbara were married June 27, 1959 at St. Andrews in Syracuse. The brother of the bride, Rev. Wilbur J. Votraw officiated. A reception was held at Drumlins in Syracuse.
John is a retired school teacher and member of Local 633.
Barbara is a retired school teacher, mother of five and former village trustee of Chittenango.
The DeLaney children include John Jr. of Albany, Drs. Mary (DeLaney) and Richard Barth of Bethesda, Md., Susan of Syracuse and Annie (DeLaney) and Dave Morton of Mount Airy, Md., and the late Peter F. DeLaney.
They have five grandchildren, Kathryn, Michael, Andrew, Jack and Olivia.
The happy couple enjoys spending time with family and friends and especially each other. Hobbies include volunteers and members Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum and being retired.