The Vollaros’ 50th
Bob and Iris (Earley) Vollaro of Hamden recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Luce Ristorante in Hamden. They were married on Sept. 4, 1967 at St. Joseph Church in Shelton. Bob graduated from C.S.E., served two years in the U.S. Army, and retired from the USPS. Iris, who received her RN from Salem Hospital in Massachusetts, was head nurse on pediatrics at Griffin Hospital prior to working at several area nursing homes before her retirement. The couple lived in Derby until moving to Vermont for many years, then returned to Connecticut in 2009. They have two children, Christopher Vollaro of Madison and Cindy (Andy) Dunaj of Hamden, and three grandchildren — Emily Vollaro and Jessa and Ryan Dunaj.