Holyoke Couple Observe 60th Anniversary

by Laurel | February 8th, 2007

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, February 8, 1922.]

Holyoke, Feb. 7.—The 60th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ignace Robert of 13 Hamilton street was celebrated today at their home with a reception from 2 to 4. In the morning a mass of thanksgiving was celebrated at Precious Blood church. Rev. Paul Roy officiating. Before the mass, Rev. Charles Crevier gave his blessing to the aged couple. An anniversary breakfast followed at the home.

Four generations attended the celebration. The couple were married at St. Edouard de Napierville, February 6, 1862. The husband is 83 and the wife is 79. Of a family of 13 children, seven are living. The family has lived in Holyoke since 1885.

Their children are: Fred Robert of 89 Miller avenue, Elle of 40 ½ Lyman street, Felix of 13 Hamilton street, Adella of 113 Florida street, Springfield; Arthur of 29 Spring street, Springfield; Joseph at home, and Albert of Pawtucket, R.I. There are 28 grandchildren.

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