Art and Maxine Cook of Busti, N.Y., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 5, 2014, with an open house at their home. The celebration was hosted by their daughters: Rhonda Beardsley of Indian Trail, N.C., Susan Young of West Ellicott, N.Y., and Janice Milks of Canastota, N.Y. They have six grandchildren: Chris and Lance Milks, Jessica Young, and Nathan, Justin and Matthew Beardsley. They also have six great-grandchildren: Jada, Lyrik and Leah Milks. Anna and Anthony Beardsley and Tristan Menezes. Out-of-state guests attended from Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Arkansas.

Cook and the former Maxine Rogerson were married March 24, 1954, in Cumberland, Md.

Cook retired from Marlin Rockwell, now known as SKF, after 40 years. Mrs. Cook retired from Hills Department Store where she had been employed for 19 years. They are both members of the Busti Church of God.