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    Joseph Mascolo's Parents Celebrate 80 years!

    Monday, April 28 2008


    NBC - Proud son, Joseph Mascolo
    Imagine that! In this day in age, the seven year itch happens more often than not for married couples in the USA and Canada. When we hear news of a couple who have been together for 10, 15 or 25 years, we feel it is cause for celebration. It's almost unheard of to hear about couples staying together for a decade, let alone eight decades!

    Peter and Anna Mascolo, Joseph Mascolo's (Stefano DiMera, Days of Our Lives) parents came to Hartford Connecticut from Naples, where they raised their family since they wed in 1928! A champagne celebration with friends and family in attendance and Joseph emceeing the event marked their 80th wedding anniversary April 23 2008, in Connecticut.

    When asked about the past 80 years, Anna Mascolo was said to have told a WFSB News reporter this past weekend, "They went by so fast. I think now, where did they go? I think of the things we did. They go by and you don't realize it. If you have a good marriage, you have no regrets."

    Joseph Mascolo told the WFSB reporter, "They've been married than a lot of us lived. They've been married for 80 years and they still talk to each other and I think it really was based on love."

    Watch this video for more quotes and a sneak peek into their celebration! here.
    Soaps.com wishes the pair a very Happy Anniversary!


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    USER COMMENTS

    Posted by david2jr at Monday, April 28 2008 09:00 AM

    Congradulations to them, you don't see that anymore.
    It's nice to know it's still out there.

    Posted by deadwood at Monday, April 28 2008 10:20 AM

    A very heartfelt congratulations. I'm sure Joseph is very proud as he should be.

    Posted by Chrissi_Soaps.com at Tuesday, April 29 2008 08:28 AM

    I thought this was really sweet, too! Lisa, I'm glad you got to read this!

    Posted by moma at Wednesday, April 30 2008 06:19 AM

    Gosh I thought I was still on my honeymoon after 33.5 years. Now I realize how blessed some people are!! CONGRATS TO A WONDERFUL FAMILY...YA GOT IT RIGHT!!!! Now that's an accomplishment!!!!!

    Posted by moma at Wednesday, April 30 2008 06:33 AM

    Just found the video WHAT A BLESSED COUPLE!!!!

    Posted by rcovington at Friday, May 02 2008 02:36 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS TO JOE'S PARENTS I WISH THEM MANY MORE YEARS

    Posted by willowayers at Saturday, May 03 2008 05:43 AM

    I have watched Days as long as I can remember, My mom watched it and I watched it with her. My mom passed in '88 but I am a devoted fan. I love Stefano DiMera I was so happy when he came back. Congratulations on your parents 80 year anniversary!!

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