A REMARKABLE couple have celebrated their platinum marriage ceremony anniversary after beating coronavirus.
Eric and Molly Martin, who married in 1951, each grew to become unwell with Covid-19 in January this 12 months.
However after simply two-week interval of sickness, the pair made a full restoration and had been “thrilled” to mark their seventieth marriage ceremony anniversary with their instant household.
Linda Martin, the couple’s daughter stated she has taken “nice consolation” in figuring out her dad and mom had been in a position to assist each other by way of their battle with the illness.
Linda stated: “It’s that technology isn’t it?
“We had been saying how wonderful it was that they only lived by way of it actually.”
Eric, 96 and Molly, 91, lived in St George’s Place, reverse St Peters Church in Brighton after they married on March 31, 1951.
The comfortable couple have lived at their residence in Hollingbury for the final 56 years and have spent the final 12 months shielding collectively.
“They’ve all been good years,” stated Eric.
When the couple first met, Molly was working at greengrocers in Brighton and Eric labored as a machine device engineer at Kearney and Trekker.
However it was at Molly’s sister Bettie’s twenty first birthday celebration the place the couple first set eyes upon each other.
Linda, 68 stated: “My mum’s household had this actually huge get together.
“Dad stated he knocked on the door of this home the place there was all this music enjoying after which as somebody answered the door, they thrust a pint of beer in his hand.
“He walked in and noticed mum sitting on the couch and I believe that was it roughly.”
They’re now proud great-grandparents of 1, grandparents of two and oldsters of two.
Linda stated they’re wanting ahead to the additional easing of restrictions to allow them to organise a bigger celebration.
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