Barbara and Ron Silva recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Barbara and Ron Silva recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Credit: Nancy Silva Mullins

BARBARA AND RON SILVA, of East Meadow, were wed Sept. 8, 1973, at St. Robert Bellarmine Roman Catholic Church in Bayside, Queens. They met on a blind date that was arranged by their best friends. Ron is retired from Con Edison and Barbara retired as a nurse from St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage. They have three children and seven grandchildren. They celebrated with a family cruise to the Caribbean and a party at City Cellar in Westbury.

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