Ille-et-Vilaine: these former crepe makers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary

Ille-et-Vilaine: these former crepe makers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary
Ille-et-Vilaine: these former crepe makers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary

By Editorial Vitré
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May 8, 24 at 8:06 p.m.

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Joël and Brigitte Bretagne celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, Saturday April 27, 2024, alongside their three daughters, Carole, Céline and Charlène and their six grandchildren, Mike, Malory, Alex, Hugo, Louka and Tito, La Bouëxièrenear Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine).

During the town hall ceremony chaired by Stéphane Piquetmayor, the major stages of their family life in the west of France were mentioned.

Marriage in 1973

Originating from Loire AtlantiqueBrigitte Serrault born in 1953 and Joël Bretagne, two older, were married on December 22, 1973 in Châteaubriant.

Both working in commerce, Joël and Brigitte, then parents of their first daughter, Carole, decided in 1975 to set up on their own by taking over a fishmonger and then developing a catering business with Fauchon products.

The family grew with the arrival of Céline then Charlène in 1984 to Saint Nazaire. The time comes when everyone heads to Vendée, the couple will manage a hotel restaurant, but the workload ends up encroaching too much on their time spent together as a family.

Thinking about making a new start in Brittanyin 1990, they decided to settle down in La Bouëxière by building a house and then working in the surrounding area, Joël as a cook at Saint-Etienne high school and Brigitte as cafeteria manager road to Lorient.

Former crepe makers

Gradually, the couple, who are keen to pass on to their children the importance of work, are also host family then again considers a professional turn. This will be the purchase of a itinerant business crepe maker.

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This is how on Friday, the Bouëxièraise population sees the arrival in the town center of the sale of pancakes and pancakes. Joël and Brigitte Bretagne will also work in Cesson-Sévigné.

Then will come the time of retirement there are more than 10 years where games of pétanque, bike rides with stays in Vendée, family reunions are not lacking for this couple married for 50 years.

During this golden wedding day, the couple received from the municipality, among other things, a copy of their marriage certificate and a rosebush “the pearl fountain” (original creation for the town).

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