A California couple who had been hitched for 62 a long time what’s more, were well-known in their nearby group for being given group benefit individuals both passed at the weekend, on the same day what’s more, just hours apart.
Richard Victor Gury – known to all as Dick – passed on about 4 a.m. Saturday in a Sacramento hospice facility. He was 85.
About eight hours later, around 1 p.m., his darling wife, Marilyn Madeline Westfall Gury – known to all as Lynn – kicked the bucket in a adjacent healing center after as of late experiencing crisis surgeries for pacreatitis. She was 83.
The two met in Florida at the point when Dick was finishing his military benefit in West Palm Beach, what’s more, were hitched a maybe a couple a long time later, on May 2, 1953, The Sacramento Honey bee reported.Â
Following their wedding, the two moved to Berkeley in 1954, where Dick Gury – a UC Berkeley graduate who served in the Marines from 1948 to 1950 – started working for Ponder Bread.
Dick was afterward exchanged to Sacramento, where the two purchased a house.
With the offer assistance of his wife, he finished a bachelor’s degree at Armstrong School in 1957.
Dick went on to work as an account official in radio what’s more, TV.
However, once the couple had their three kids – Larry, Susan what’s more, Spencer – the couple chosen Dick’s work was as well requesting for family life.
He at that point moved toward becoming a mail carrier, what’s more, remained in the work for 20 years.
Lynn Gury worked part-time for 25 a long time for the state Board of Equalization.
Both their occupations permitted them much time with their youngsters what’s more, to offer assistance with extracurricular activities.Â
The couple before long moved toward becoming known for making a difference put on gathering pledges bingo for not-for-profit associations all through the Sacramento zone through Sacramento Solidified Charities, an association they shaped after a long time of raising cash for Little Group what’s more, the Kennedy High School music program.
The activity begun after Dick revamped two Little Group ballfields. He at that point manufactured an extra field at the back of his family’s home what’s more, watered the grass with their possess hose.Â
‘My father continuously said, â€˜’Come on, Lynn, letâ€™s go”,’ child Larry Gury told The Bee.
Larry Gury said he learned the significance of hard work what’s more, obligation from his father, who continuously told him to ‘work hard to start with what’s more, play later’.
Dick what’s more, Lynn Gury had seven grandchildren what’s more, six incredible grandchildren.Â
A Rosary was held for the couple on Wednesday night at St. Joseph Church.
A commemoration Mass will at that point be held next Thursday, October 29,at St. Anthonyâ€™s Church.