Rita A. and Frank J. Julian celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on New Year's Eve.

They were married on Dec. 31, 1960 at St. Bartholomew Church in Brockton by the Rev. Felix Fink.

Mrs. Julian is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Marcolla of Mary-D.

Her husband is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Julian of Palo Alto, Pa.

The couple have three sons: Andrew and his wife Kathy of Florida, Frank of Allentown, and Joseph and his wife Beth of Lake Hauto.

They have three grandsons and one granddaughter.

They celebrated this special occasion with a trip to Aruba.

Their children also hosted a dinner in their honor at the home of their son Joseph and his wife Beth.