Bill and Joyce Postiglione of 3103 Cabot Road celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner during the Christmas holidays in North Carolina. They also marked the occasion with a Caribbean cruise.
Mr. Postiglione and the former Joyce M. Jones were married Feb. 24, 1968.
Mrs. Postiglione is a daughter of the late Arnold and Arlene Jones of Omaha, Neb. Mr. Postiglione is a son of the late William and Anna Postiglione of West Orange, N.J.
They are the parents of Bill (Suzanne) Postiglione of Greensboro, N.C., and Andrea Postiglione of Milwaukee. They have two grandchildren.
Mr. Postiglione retired from Quincy University after 35 years as a professor of political science.
Mrs. Postiglione worked as a bookkeeper/office manager for years and more recently worked as a para-educator in the Quincy Public Schools.
They are members of St. Peter Catholic Church.
The couple met when, as a young serviceman from New Jersey hoping to travel the world, Bill was stationed in Omaha.