Love is not limited by time. For some John Knox Village residents, formerly single due to the passing of a spouse, there is a new life in love regardless of age. Everyone enjoys a good love story particularly around Valentine’s Day, so read along.
Marlene and Harry Durkin found each other through the commonality of their faith. College contemporaries, they shared a South Bend, IN connection: Harry at Notre Dame, Marlene at St. Mary’s. They did not know each other at the time, but would find each other decades later. Marlene and Harry were widowed after long and loving marriages. Both independently moved as singles to JKV. They met through their Catholic faith, fell in love and married on March 5, 2016. The Durkins are now mom and dad of 10, grandma and grandpa of 15, with one great grandchild.