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Published Oct. 10, 2005

The Fasys

Joseph J. and Marguerite Fasy of St. Petersburg celebrated their 50th anniversary when they renewed wedding vows at St. Joseph's Church before family and friends. Father Robert Lee Colfer officiated at the ceremony, which was followed by a luncheon at Leverock's. They were married Dec. 2, 1941, in Philadelphia. They came here in 1981 from Great Lakes, Ill., when Mr. Fasy retired as a lieutenant colonel after 22 years in the Air Force. Mrs. Fasy taught English to Spanish speaking students in North Chicago, Ill. Mr. Fasy volunteers for Meals on Wheels and the St. Vincent DePaul Food Center. Mrs. Fasy volunteers at Daystar. The couple has six children and 19 grandchildren.

The Harrells

Ed and Maude Harrell of Treasure Island celebrated their 50th anniversary at Steak and Ale restaurant with family and friends. They were married Feb. 7, 1942, in Tampa and moved here in 1956. Mr. Harrell retired from Burroughs Corp. After he retired, he and Mrs. Harrell owned and operated Maude's Fashions, a dress shop on Treasure Island and at the Pasadena Shopping Center. The Harrells have two children and four grandchildren.

The Springers

Charles and Billie Springer of Pinellas Park celebrated their 50th anniversary on the S.

S. Seabreeze when their family accompanied them on a cruise. They were married Jan. 2, 1942. Before retiring, Mr. Springer worked for the city of St. Petersburg and Mrs. Springer worked for Consolidated Electric Supply. The couple moved to St. Petersburg in 1973. Mr. Springer is a member of the American Legion, Pinellas Park. The couple is active in golf and bridge. The Springers have four children and eight grandchildren.

The Romigs

Perry L. and Helen K. Romig of St. Petersburg celebrated their 60th anniversary at a local restaurant with a family dinner. They were married Feb. 6, 1932, in Selinsgrove, Pa., and came here in 1957. Mr. Romig retired from E-Systems. The Romigs are members of Trinity United Church of Christ, and Mr. Romig is a member of the National Radio Relay League, Pelican Chapter of the Quarter and the Century Wireless Association. The couple has four children and nine grandchildren.