Portadown couple celebrate 65 year wedding anniversary

Mr Robert and Emma Gregg (right) from Portadown who recently celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary at the family home.  Pictured with the couple are Mr James and Jean Scott from Moneymore, their Best Man and Bridesmaid at the wedding in May 1952.
Mr Robert and Emma Gregg (right) from Portadown who recently celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary at the family home. Pictured with the couple are Mr James and Jean Scott from Moneymore, their Best Man and Bridesmaid at the wedding in May 1952.

A loving Portadown couple recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in their family home surrounded by friends, family and close neighbours.

Mr Robert and Emma Gregg from Portadown recently celebrated the impressive wedding anniversary at their family home.

Mr Robert and Emma Gregg (right) from Portadown who recently celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary at the family home

Mr Robert and Emma Gregg (right) from Portadown who recently celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary at the family home

Pictured with the couple are Mr James and Jean Scott from Moneymore, their Best Man and Bridesmaid at the wedding in May 1952.

Proud son Andrew Gregg, explained: “Mum and Dad married in Dromore Parish Church in Dessertmartin on May 14, 1952. Jean and Jim Scott are Emma’s sister and brother in law and all families grew up in the same area.

“I would like to say very happy returns and many years more together from all the family circle especially Mum and Dad’s sons, daughters and many grand and great grand children. Mum and Dad have always lived in Northern Ireland and have been living in Portadown for almost 59 years.

“They have nine children, Lorraine, Roy, David, Trevor, Heather, Kenny, Thelma, Leslie and Andrew, 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren!

Mr Robert and Emma Gregg from Portadown recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary recently.

Mr Robert and Emma Gregg from Portadown recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary recently.

“Most of the family live in Northern Ireland with a few across in mainland UK and the USA. We celebrated by having a big family garden party at the family home!”

Congratulations to the happy couple.