2014-04-25 / Milestones

Celebrating 65 Years


Accompanied by an honor guard Kitty and Bob Colleran were married on April 17, 1949 at the United States Coast Guard Station in Rockaway Point. Can anyone name the other people in the photo? Please contact the Wave! Accompanied by an honor guard Kitty and Bob Colleran were married on April 17, 1949 at the United States Coast Guard Station in Rockaway Point. Can anyone name the other people in the photo? Please contact the Wave! Kitty and Bob Colleran of Rockaway Point have a lot of celebrating to do. Sixty-five years’ worth to be exact.

On Thursday, April 17 they marked their 65th anniversary. The Colleran’s met when he was posted at the United States Coast Guard Station at what is now Riis Landing. They were married at the station, and moved to Rockaway Point permanently in 1958 after Bob was discharged.

The couple has five sons, Steven, Bruce, Richard, Craig and Martin; 20 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

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