May Forever! Centenarian couple shares secret to marriage bliss

By Grace Alba, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 09 2015 06:36 PM | Updated as of Jun 10 2015 02:45 AM

Centenarians Mercedes and Alfredo Amodo

ILOCOS NORTE - Do you believe in forever? One couple, both 100 years old, will make you believe.

Lolo Alfredo Amodo Sr. is 101 years old while his wife, Lola Mercedes, turned 100 last Saturday, June 6.

This month marks 84 years of their married life.

The two were married in 1931: Alfredo was 18 while Mercedes was 16.

The Amodos have 8 children, 31 grandchildren, and 38 great grandchildren.

So what's their secret?

"Faith in God partnered with having patience for each other," they said.