(ran PW, PS editions)
Charles and Joyce DeWitt celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on a weekend visit to St. Augustine Beach.
They were accompanied by their daughter Mary Girsch and her husband Alan of Valdosta, Ga.
The couples enjoyed a view of the ocean, limousine transportation to dinner, a horse and buggy ride through the old town and a show of fireworks.
Their son John and his wife Mariann and their children Hannah and Spencer live in New Port Richey.
The DeWitts married July 4, 1953, at St. Margaret's Church, Brockton, Mass.
He retired from newspaper advertising. She was a homemaker for many years before returning to work as an office manager for a local physician.
When they relocated to Florida, they first lived in St. Petersburg, then Seminole before moving to Beacon Woods, where they have lived for more than 30 years.
Their hobbies are reading, watching movies and working in their yard.
They attend St. Michael's Catholic Church.