Corona tore them apart: Husband celebrates 67 years of wedding anniversary without his wife's nursing home

The 67. the wedding day was far from, as Bob Shellard from Vernon, Connecticut, and his sufferers wife Nancy, had hoped. Nancy live in nursing homes in Staffo

Corona tore them apart: Husband celebrates 67 years of wedding anniversary without his wife's nursing home

The 67. the wedding day was far from, as Bob Shellard from Vernon, Connecticut, and his sufferers wife Nancy, had hoped. Nancy live in nursing homes in Staffo

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
17 mart 2020 Tuesday 16:00
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Corona tore them apart: Husband celebrates 67 years of wedding anniversary without his wife's nursing home

The 67. the wedding day was far from, as Bob Shellard from Vernon, Connecticut, and his sufferers wife Nancy, had hoped.

Nancy live in nursing homes in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, and the elderly couple must just now do not see each other because of coronaviruses.

It writes NBC.

The ban prevented the not, however, Bob in the to celebrate the fact that he Saturday had been married with his beloved Nancy in 67 years. So he stood outside the nursing home, and with him he had brought a sign with the text: 'I have loved you for 67 years and I still do. Happy wedding anniversary'. The sign he held up in front of his wife's window, close enough that she could read it and even celebrate the day from the nursing home.

Bob and Nancy Shellards big love has been a great inspiration to their four children. Private: the Family Shellard

Nancy replied to her husband by waving and sending luftkys to him through the window from his room on the second floor.

It makes me sad, for I would like to have, that she is down here with me, and I know that she can't, says Bob.

Bob's and Nancy's long-standing, abiding love has been a big inspiration for the their daughter, Laura, who also has spoken with NBC in connection with the parents ' wedding anniversary.

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- It has just been a good example for all of us children. So we have all four learned a lot from them, and I can only hope that I get just half as much as they have shared through the years, says the daughter. She says further, that in the year is the first time ever that Bob and Nancy have spent their wedding anniversary together.

the Governor of Connecticut has banned all visits to the nursing home the next 30 days. Before the ban visited Bob and his wife each and every day.

Updated: 17.03.2020 16:00
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