RECOGNIZING JOHN AND NANCY LOVE
(Extensions of Remarks - March 21, 2014)

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[Extensions of Remarks]
[Page E412]
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                    RECOGNIZING JOHN AND NANCY LOVE

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                          HON. JAMES P. MORAN

                              of virginia

                    in the house of representatives

                         Friday, March 21, 2014

  Mr. MORAN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize one of my 
constituents John Love, and the marriage of over 50 years to his 
recently departed wife Nancy.
  John is a retired Air Force officer who served his country proudly in 
Vietnam. He and Nancy met first met on January 6, 1962, at a restaurant 
in Marquette, Michigan. She was sitting with her mother when John 
approached the striking brunette to ask her to dance. The rest, as they 
say, is history.
  They got engaged 6 weeks later and were married on May 5, 1962, 
simply following their hearts.
  In May of 2012, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by 
watching their beloved Detroit Tigers after renewing their vows.
  Sadly, Nancy's health deteriorated in the months that followed, 
passing away in her loving husband's arms in December of that same 
year. She is buried in Section 66 of Arlington National Cemetery, in a 
spot next to where John will one day be laid to rest.
  The Love family had two sons and five grandchildren, shared and 
continue to share a close personal relationship, cherishing each other 
deeply.
  While she has left this Earth in physical form, Nancy will always 
live in John's heart until they are reunited once more. John has 
written a love song to Nancy, entitled ``My Love Song Forever,'' 
produced with John White and D.B. Rielly of WhiteWater Sound Studios in 
New York.
  Mr. Speaker, I am honored to recognize the kind of love we can all 
connect with, and appreciate for its intensity and durability over many 
years. May we all be so lucky to find that special someone.

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