Sandy and Bill Gworek Sr. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this month.
Bill Gworek and Sandra Swannie wed at Our Lady of Victory Basilica Nov. 15, 1969, on a snowy day in Lackawanna.
Bill is a retired project engineer from General Motors Powertrain. He worked for 40 years at GM. Sandy is a retired church secretary from St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church on Grand Island.
They have three children and six grandchildren and will celebrate their anniversary at a dinner with family and friends in Florida.
Both have been involved with the Mary Star of the Sea Knights of Columbus since 1974. Bill is a Past Grand Knight.
Both have been involved with Scout Troop No. 630, at St. Stephen R.C. Church since 1986. Sandy is currently the secretary for the Buffalo Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting. Bill has had numerous projects refurbishing the chapels at camps for this committee.