Couple marks 60th anniversary with more traditional ceremony

In 1956, Joe Laurie was given just three days to report to his Army unit in Hawaii

Lorraine Laurie and her husband Joe Laurie walk down the aisle after renewing their wedding vows on their 60th anniversary at Living Waters Assembly of God Church in Greenfield Saturday, June 4, 2016. Joe and Lorraine decided to get married in 1956 three days before Joe left for Hawaii where he was being stationed with the Army. After some planning by their daughter, the Lauries, who are now in their 80s, were remarried with Lorraine wearing the white lace dress she had always wanted and her husband in his dress blues. (Matt Burkhartt/The Greenfield Recorder via AP)

GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts husband and wife have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary by holding a more traditional ceremony than they had the first time around.

In 1956, Joe Laurie was given just three days to report to his Army unit in Hawaii.

The couple held a rushed wedding without the white dress or fancy reception. Lorraine wore a light green dress instead.

After some planning by their daughter, the Lauries were remarried with Lorraine wearing the white lace dress she had always wanted and her husband in his dress blues.

Lorraine Laurie, and her husband Joe Laurie, renew their wedding vows on their 60th anniversary with David Levandusky, pastor at Living Waters Assembly of God Church in Greenfield, Mass., Saturday, June 4, 2016. Joe and Lorraine decided to get married in 1956 three days before Joe left for Hawaii where he was being stationed with the Army. After some planning by their daughter, the Lauries, who are now in their 80s, were remarried with Lorraine wearing the white lace dress she had always wanted and her husband in his dress blues. (Matt Burkhartt/The Greenfield Recorder via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
(Matt Burkhartt/The Greenfield Recorder via AP)
Joe and Lorraine Laurie kiss after renewing their wedding vows at the Living Waters Assembly of God Church in Greenfield, Mass., Saturday, June 4, 2016. Joe and Lorraine decided to get married in 1956 three days before Joe left for Hawaii where he was being stationed with the Army. After some planning by their daughter, the Lauries, who are now in their 80s, were remarried with Lorraine wearing the white lace dress she had always wanted and her husband in his dress blues. (Matt Burkhartt/The Greenfield Recorder via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
(Matt Burkhartt/The Greenfield Recorder via AP)

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