Nassau and Suffolk counties' anniversaries
65thBERNADETTE AND ROBERT COLQUHOUN of Bethpage were wed Oct. 2, 1948. Their celebration included a special Mass on Oct. 6 and a blessing is planned for Nov. 30 followed by a dinner with family and friends. Robert served with the Army in the Pacific during World War II and as a Navy Seabee in Korea. He is retired from Hunter College, where he was the supervisor of carpenters. Bernadette is retired from R.H. Macy & Co. They have three children and two granddaughters.
60thJOSEPHINE AND DOMINIC ARUANNO of Lynbrook were wed Oct. 11, 1953, at St. Martin of Tours Church in Bushwick, Brooklyn. They celebrated with family at a surprise party, which included dining and dancing. A trip to their hometowns -- Bari and Menfi, Italy -- is planned for the spring with all attendees of the party. They have three children and 11 grandchildren.
55thPAT AND MIKE CONDON, residents of New Hyde Park for 36 years, were wed Oct. 18, 1958. They celebrated with a family dinner. They are active in their church, leisure club and the AARP. They enjoy Sundays at the beach with extended family, swimming with friends at the town pool, and spending time with their six children, their spouses and 17 grandchildren.
55thDORIS AND CHARLIE BEZOLDof Copiague were wed Sept. 6, 1958, at Sacred Heart Church in Cambria Heights, Queens. They celebrated with a family trip to Woodloch Pines Resort in Hawley, Pa. Charlie is an Army veteran. He is a retired equipment truck driver from Hendrickson Bros. in Valley Steam. Doris is a retired bookkeeper. They have two children and three grandchildren.
50thDOT AND DON MISTLERof Bohemia were wed Sept. 14, 1963, at St. Sylvester's Church in Medford. They celebrated with a family cruise to the Bahamas. A trip to Vermont followed. Don is a retired lumber salesman and estimator from Riverhead Building Corp. Dot worked for Connetquot Library. They have two sons and five grandchildren.
25thKIM AND PASQUALE "PAT" MELITOof East Islip were wed Oct. 15, 1988, at St. Mary's Church in East Islip. A trip to Aruba and a cruise are planned. Pat is retired from the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and is waiting for Kim's retirement in November 2015. They have three sons and one grandchild.