Tony and Lucille Santoliquido of Eastchester renewed their vows this month in the annual anniversary mass at the Immaculate Conception Church in Tuckahoe and celebrated with a reception at the restaurant Ciao in Eastchester.
This was the second renewal of vows for the couple, who also participated in the Golden Jubilee Mass at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City this April.
The Santoliquidos were joined in their celebration by their three children, Anthony, John and Michael, their daughters-in-law Marge and Isadora and five grandchildren: Alex, Ryan, Gabriella, Samantha and Michael Jr.
Lucille Santoliquido’s mother, Clara Fontana, who is 102 years old, also joined the couple along with relatives and family friends.
The couple are longtime Westchester residents. Lucille Santoliquido, 69, was born in Mount Vernon and attended local schools in the city.
Tony Santoliquido, 75, was born in White Plains and graduated from Eastchester High School. The pair met while attending college and married in the Sacred Heart Church, Mount Vernon on Nov. 25, 1962.
They have lived in their home on Fairway Drive for 49 years.
Tony Santoliquido spent his career at New York Telephone and AT&T in sales and managerial roles before retiring. Lucille Santoliquido worked as a bookkeeper at various businesses and now is working with her son Michael at San Signs and Awnings in Yonkers.
The Santoliquido family celebrates the 50-year anniversary at Ciao in Eastchester on June 10. From left: grandson Ryan, Tony Santoliquido, Lucille Santoliquido, Clara Fontana, grandson Alex. Contributed photo.
Lucille and Tony Santoliquido were married in the Sacred Heart Church, Mount Vernon, on Nov. 25, 1962. Contributed photo.