Category Archives: Long marriages

A not-so-final word: Taking the project beyond the classroom

The semester at Rowan University is wrapping up, as is my Online Journalism I course for which I created this blog. However, I have enjoyed the project so much and found it to be different enough — in terms of … Continue reading

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Sweet marriage brings South Jersey couple joy for 61 years

Sarah and Ed Fiscella’s marriage of 61 years started off as the puppy love of teenagers drawn by physical attraction. She was 14 and he was 16 when the two of them first met in 1944, at a friend’s “Sweet … Continue reading

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An interactive timeline look at the longevity of marriage

Go ahead, give it a whirl! I’ve put together a little interactive timeline feature that offers some revealing trends and statistics about marriages in the United States and just how many of them reach various milestone anniversaries intact. When you … Continue reading

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International affair: Princeton couple’s long marriage started with chance encounter in Paris

So many occurrences we cherish in life begin with a perfect alignment of the stars, the magic of being in the right place at the right time. That’s the case for Jacques and Rosalie Fresco, who lived on opposite sides … Continue reading

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A tale of two marriages: Widowed after 51 years, Sam Snipes tied knot for second time at 85

Listen to Sam Snipes:  Listen to Marion Snipes: When it comes to marriage, Sam Snipes is a bit of a thoroughbred. Snipes, a 91-year-old Quaker who all his life has lived on the family farm in Morrisville, Pa., where he … Continue reading

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A small world of instant love and a touch of genius

Here are some interesting discoveries I’ve made while putting together this blog for the past month or so. One, it’s a small world full of peculiar coincidences. Two, some people really don’t need any time to get to know each … Continue reading

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Sicklerville, N.J., couple keep marriage together Seinfeld-style for 53-plus years

Listen to Shirley and Bob Incollingo on their marriage:  Shirley and Bob Incollingo met in the summer of 1955 while they were both working for General Motors Acceptance Corporation. She was 18, the youngest of five children born to a … Continue reading

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