Bob and Melinda (Messina) Joncas of Lawrence, Dunedin, Fla., and Laconia, N.H., celebrated their 30th anniversary on Jan. 24. They were married at Christ the Teacher Church, Merrimack College, North Andover. They celebrated by returning to Bermuda where they honeymooned in 1981.
Bob and Melinda have two children, Lindsay Adamsof Andover, and Joe of Lawrence. They have two grandchildren, Eddie and Shea, both of Andover.
Melinda is an Administrator at Greater Lawrence Technical School in Andover. Bob is the owner of A & B Flooring of Lawrence.
Bob and Melinda met at Hickory Hill Golf Course when Bob was the captain of his high school golf team at Greater Lawrence Technical School and Melinda's father was the golf coach. They spent seven years together, until Melinda finished college, and they were wed.
Their secret to a successful marriage is trust, partnership and patience.