“I’d noticed this young man with a lovely smile during the service and thought, ‘Wow, this is the one.’ He was on the other side of the church, but I kept looking over at him. It was like a bright light through the grief. Then, as I was walking to the door at the end, he came over and passed on his condolences. We didn’t have much time, but it was enough.”
Gary was instantly attracted to her as well and after breaking up with his former GF, he rushed over to express his feelings to Lisa, Robert’s widow, who set them up the same day she buried her husband? Really??
So, that’s just his thing we guess?…more deets when you continue..
“I just came out with it and said to him, ‘Look, I’m 71 and you’re 17. Am I too old for you?’ He squeezed my hand, grinned, and replied, ‘Age is just a number.'”
And what about the question everyone has for the married couple — but is afraid to ask? Gary said:
“It was wonderful, beyond my wildest dreams. She really is my dream woman and the physical side of our relationship couldn’t be better.”
The elderly woman agreed:
“It was the best ever. I’d never had a connection like it before.”
As for what everyone thinks of the odd pairing, Almeda said:
“The one thing I’ve learnt is that when you truly love somebody, it really doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks.”