After 68 years of Marriage, Selma Severs, 87, and Leo Severs, 90, of Orange, CT, passed away peacefully in their home at Maplewood of Orange within 6 weeks of each other. Selma Severs was born on November 2, 1928 and passed away on October 12, 2016. Leo Severs was born on September 14, 1926 and passed away on December 3, 2016. They were united in marriage on Valentine’s Day, 1948. Leo and Selma moved from New York City to Connecticut in 1962. There they proudly opened Happy House, a well-known gift store which operated for over 45 years in Milford, CT. They took great joy in traveling the world, never passing up the opportunity to dance together. Grateful for having shared in Leo and Selma’s lives are their children, Mark and his wife Delana Severs of Orange, CT, Sheldon and his wife Nancy Severs of Woodstock, CT and Robin Hiltebeitel of South Carolina, as well as five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. They were preceded in death by their parents, siblings and a grandson Steven Severs. Memorial Services were private for immediate family. In lieu of flowers contributions in Leo and Selma’s honor may be directed to the American Cancer Society. The family would like to thank Hospice for their continuous support and care.