Vigils celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

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Richard and Dolores Vigil, of Belen, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 1.

The couple were joined in holy matrimony in 1962 at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church.

Dolores and Richard Vigil At their wedding

Richard is retired from Body and Fender and enjoys going to the gym, playing pool and working on his mini farm.

Dolores is retired from Sud-Chemie, and enjoys bowling and going to the gym.

The Vigils belong to Our Lady of Belen Parish.

They have two daughters, Roxanne Vigil and Eugenia Pena, and son, the late Erik P. Vigil. They have nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

The Vigils will celebrate their anniversary with a blessing at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, accompanied by their best man Santiago Hidalgo and wife, Theresa, who was their maid of honor, at 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1. They will have a dinner following the blessing with family and friends.

They will also celebrate their anniversary with a road trip.