For couple with Down syndrome, farewell in unforgettable story

The couple lived together in an apartment in a state-supported sheltered housing project for people with disabilities.

Both had jobs, Paul at the Arc of Onondaga, an organisation for people with disabilities, and Kris at Pizza Hut before moving to the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

The often celebrated their wedding anniversary with holidays in the Adirondack Mountains.