Cliff and Rosamaria Perez celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a Mass at Holy Cross Church in Pigeon Forge, with Father Andres Cano officiating, on Dec. 28.
Following the Mass, a reception was held at Big Bear Lodge with family and friends attending and participating in the celebration.
Rosamaria and Cliff have been active members at Holy Cross Parish since their retirement in 1999, Rosa from Adrian (Mich.) Public Schools as a high school counselor and Cliff from Tecumseh Products International Division as the international sales manager in Tecumseh, Mich.
Cliff and Rosa were married at Holy Family Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Dec. 28, 1963.
Rosa and Cliff have four sons, Cliff III of Ludington, Mich.; Michael of Adrian; Gregg of Tecumseh; and Albert of Adrian; and seven grandchildren.