John and Lois Constantine of West Seattle, parents of King County Executive Dow Constantine recently celebrated 60 years of marriage with their family, with a trip to Paris. The photo below was taken in Monet's garden in Giverny, France.

John and Lois Constantine celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary

John and Lois Constantine marked their 60th wedding anniversary on June 14 in Paris. The longtime West Seattleites were joined by their family for the occasion.

The couple then embarked on a celebratory river cruise along the Seine through northern France to the Normandy coast.

 John Philip Constantine, formerly of New York, and Lois Adele Wilson, of Everett, wed on June 14, 1953 at the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority house at the University of Washington. Following college they settled in West Seattle, where they raised their sons Dow and Blair.

Lois taught Home Economics at James Madison Jr. High and West Seattle High School. John, a visual artist, taught college art and art history, retiring from North Seattle Community College. The Constantines remain active in the West Seattle community.

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