Samuel and Roseann Wright of Ramsey celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 18, 2012, at the Ramsey Country Club. The affair was a surprise dinner buffet hosted by the couple's four children.
The Wrights were married Feb. 24, 1962, at St. Aloysius Parish in Caldwell. They have lived in Ramsey for the past 33 years.
Sam Wright is a retired computer consultant from IBM in Franklin Lakes. He now works part time at the Allendale Library. Roseann Wright also retired from IBM.
Attending were the couple's children and their spouses: Sharon and Dieter Pasewaldt, Becky and Joe Chirichella, Sam and Florence, and Roseann Wright. Also attending were grandchildren Michael, Megan and Jordan Chirichella; Rachel, Cosette and Sarah Ruh; Emma, Sophie and Janey Wright; and Sammy, Max and Erik Pasewaldt. Additional family and friends were in attendance, coming from as far away as North Carolina and California.