Paul and Carol Shinn of Mystic celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in the Groton Congregational Church on June 1, 1963.
Paul and Carol were honored at a reception given by their three children at Tony D's in New London. Their son, Kenneth Shinn, Justice of the Peace, officiated in the renewing of their vows.
They have three children; Kenneth Shinn and wife Kelly; Robin Shinn; and Michael Shinn and wife Teresa. All reside in Mystic.
They have five grandchildren, Brittany, Brielle, Kayleigh, Olivia, Brett and a grandson, Ryan, who predeceased them.