Bob and Rose Fitzpatrick of the Heather, north of Weeki Wachee, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary June 18. The coupled were married in 1955 at the Church of the Nativity in Brooklyn, N.Y., and lived in Brooklyn prior to relocating to Florida 25 years ago.
They celebrated their anniversary with family members at the Plantation Golf Resort and Spa in Crystal River, including a swim with the manatees and a Father's Day brunch.
In attendance were their daughters, Susan Fitzpatrick and her husband, Tom Wyman, of St. Louis and Diane Tucker of Staten Island, N.Y; son, Robert Fitzpatrick and his wife, Regan; and their three grandchildren, Farrell, Faith and Finbar of New York City. Grandson Robert Tucker and Rose's brother, John Connolly, were unable to attend.