Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rome of Liberty celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 29 at Alberini’s Restaurant in Niles.
The family dinner was hosted by their children and grandchildren, Joel and Sandra Rome and daughters, Julia and Alice, of Studio City, Calif.; and Mark and Jacqueline Rome and son, Ethan, of Thousand Oaks, Calif.
The former Roberta Friedberg married Mr. Rome on Dec. 23, 1962, at Community Temple, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
The couple are members of Temple El Emeth in Liberty.
Mrs. Rome was a secretary at Children of Israel Congregation, retiring in 2005. She is a life member of Hadassah and Jewish Women International and past president of El Emeth Sisterhood.
Mr. Rome was a business enterprise counselor with the State of Ohio Services for the Visually Impaired for 30 years and retired in March 1990. He also was a sales associate at Eddie Bauer at Southern Park Mall until 2001.