A 70th wedding anniversary

AvantecareCare & Support


Congratulations to Liliana and Bertram who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on the 22nd April 2015. Liliana who is a resident at Northbourne Court care home received a card from the Queen to congratulate her and Bertram on their milestone anniversary.

Liliana and Bert met in Naples, Italy, and married in Italy in 1945 just before the end of the Second World War. Liliana came to England by train in 1946 with her first born with Bert following in 1947. Liliana and Bert raised four children; Pat, Lesley, Angela and Janet and spent many happy years in Albany Park near Sidcup, where Bert still lives today at the great age of 94.

The couple have six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. When asked what the secret of a good marriage is Bert answered simply, Love and Patience.

On the 25th April Bert and Liliana celebrated their anniversary with a party with family and friends in The Piazza at Northbourne Court.

We hope you had a great time celebrating Liliana and Bertram and Congratulations again to you both from all of us at Avante Care & Support.