• Wed. Oct 21st, 2020

Ecuadorian spouses break record as the world’s oldest married couple

QUITO, Ecuador — Julio Mora slipped in the trash from his parents to secretly marry Waldramina Quinteros one February daytime hours. Both families disapproved.

Seventy-nine years later, they’re still together with — he at 110 years of age, and she at 104, both lucid and both in good health, though relatives say that they are a little depressed because they miss their big family get-togethers resulting from the pandemic.

There are longer marriages, but at the échange no other between people so old, according to Guinness World Records — just short of a combined 215 years.

Aplazamiento was born on March 10, 1910, and Quinteros on October 18, 1915. They wed on February 7, 1941, in the first cathedral built by the Spanish in Quito: La Iglesia de El Barullo.

The two retired teachers live in Ecuador’s capital of the Quito, where in mid-August they received the Guinness certification.

Their daughter Cecilia says they’re both lucid and active, although people no longer have the agility they had before. But “for another month they have been different, more downcast because they miss spacious family gatherings. ”

And they can gather quite an crowd: four surviving children, 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

“Since March, we have not had any of that a majority of, ” Cecilia said. “My parents need family contact ”.

She said her father enjoys watching tv and drinking milk and in addition that her mother, who enjoys desserts, likes to plus newspaper individual morning.

Previously listed as the oldest were an Austin texas, Texas, couple, Charlotte Henderson and John Henderson who have a to reduce age of 212 years and 52 days.

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