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Waveny Day Participant Renews Wedding Vows on “Main Street” at The Village

Waveny Day Participant Renews Wedding Vows on “Main Street” at The Village

Posted on June 22, 2018

Wedding bells were ringing when Waveny LifeCare Network’s residents, short-term rehab patients and Adult Day Program participants came together to observe and celebrate the wedding vow renewal of Stefan Antohi, a participant in the nonprofit eldercare organization’s Adult Day Program, and his wife of 21 years, JoAnn Labare.

The joyful couple walked down the aisle on “Main Street” at The Village, which was transformed into a beautiful wedding venue for the occasion, where Rev. Tom Lilly, Waveny’s Director of Spiritual Services, presided over their vows. The ceremony included a reaffirmation of love and commitment, and honored a native wedding tradition of Stefan’s, with him singing a traditional love song to JoAnn.

Stefan, a Romanian scientist, lived in Denmark for many years as a political refugee and later moved to the United States, where he met JoAnn, a Midwest native, while working at Mt. Sinai Hospital. 

For more information about Waveny’s Adult Day Program, which offers flexible days and free local door-to-door transportation throughout most of lower Fairfield County, call 203.594.5429.

Waveny LifeCare Network provides a comprehensive continuum of healthcare to serve the changing needs of older adults from all areas. Waveny is a nonprofit organization that offers independent living at The Inn, assisted living and short-term respite care for people with memory impairment at The Village, and skilled nursing, inpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation Services at Waveny Care Center. It also includes the Brown Geriatric Evaluation Clinic, an Adult Day Program that provides free door-to-door transportation throughout most of lower Fairfield County, and an array of community-based services through Waveny Home Healthcare, Waveny at Home and Geriatric Care Management. For more information, call 1-855-WAVENY-1 or visit www.waveny.org.