Uncle Charles From France
CLEARWATER (Special) About 50 members of the Simonin and the Sorvlllo families are expected here Sunday at 3 p.m. to celebrate the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Simonim of 507 Cedar St. The party, given by Mrs. Fred Sorvillo and Mrs. Thomas Salvatore, daughters, will be held at Belmont Park on South Greenwood Avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Simonin met in France as childhood friends. When their families came to America, Charles and Henriett, then in their 20s, also came. Their families settled in Connecticut and it was in Torrington, Conn., that they were married on Oct. 1, 1912. Mr. Simonin was a foundry molder in Connecticut until he and his wife moved to Clearwater 10 years ago. In Clearwater, he worked for metal industries. Among the family members to be present at the celebration will be the two daughters; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and Eloi Simonin, Charles brother, who plans to arrive via plane from Bantam, Conn., for the celebration. J.