Mr. and Mrs. Jon Valente, of Rome, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at a party hosted by their children at The Delta Lake Inn.
Valente and the former Rosemary Carriero were married on Aug. 23, 1969 at St. John the Baptist Church.
Valente, earned degrees in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University and retired after 33 years from the Rome Laboratory at the former Griffiss Air Force Base. Mrs. Valente worked as a childcare provider in her home for over 30 years.
They are the parents of Steven (Dawn) Valente, Canandaigua; Mark (Kelly) Valente, Greer, S.C.; Ann (David) Macri, Fairport; and Craig (Maryann) Valente, Cary, N.C. They have ten grandchildren.