Edward and Doris Perry of New Port Richey will celebrate their 69th anniversary on Monday.
The couple married Sept. 6, 1941, at Jerusalem Evangelical Reform Church in Buffalo, N.Y. Edward served in the U.S. Army in World War II as a tank gunner and was wounded in Luxembourg. After the war, he worked as the postmaster in Kenmore, N.Y., and Doris volunteered at the Buffalo Veterans Affairs hospital.
They moved from Tonawanda, N.Y., to Lake Wales in 1976, then came to New Port Richey two years later. They have been volunteers at Community Hospital of New Port Richey for 33 years, and they belong to numerous organizations, including the Disabled American Veterans, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.
The Perrys have two daughters, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Salvatore and Frances Troia of New Port Richey will celebrate their 60th anniversary at a special dinner with their children.
The couple married Sept. 9, 1950, at the Church of the Fourteen Holy Martyrs in Brooklyn, N.Y. Salvatore worked as a computer operator and Frances as a receptionist. They moved to the area in 1987.
They have five children and one grandchild.