LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (WFLA) – A lacking ring thriller has captured the guts of Mark DesErmia. On any given day, you’ll discover this Bay Space icon in his workplace – also referred to as paradise.
Mark has been looking out the nice and cozy waters of the Gulf for almost a quarter-century, by no means actually realizing what he’ll discover, which is strictly what retains them coming again for extra. He’s on a mission to unravel mysteries, particularly relating to a latest discover – a marriage ring courting again 64 years.
“It’s wonderful, actually. I can’t consider how fortunate I’m to do that daily of my life. It’s superior,” he instructed eight in your Facet.
Certainly, Mark wears many hats, and he loves all of them. He’s half treasure hunter, half detective, half pirate, which implies daily is totally different.
This fella made one heck of a discover throughout Fourth of July.
He found a marriage ring submerged deep within the sand off Longboat Key, and whereas he’s come throughout many rings in his historical past of working with a metallic detector, this one was additional particular.
It’s a lovely band courting again to a really big day, a few years in the past.
The ring has a singular inscription with a memorable anniversary – December 25, 1955. There’s additionally an inscription on the band, the title “Oldulia.”
“So, the thriller continues. We’re hoping to seek out the proprietor. It’s been shared hundreds of instances on Fb. I’m hoping so desperately to seek out these individuals. What are distinctive marriage ceremony date, to start with, these individuals are in all probability of their mid to late 80s,” Mark instructed Information Channel eight.
For Mark, this discovery is a lot extra than simply detective work. He says it will deliver him to tears to have the ability to assist return the ring.
“Oh, I believe I’d cry,” Mark admitted. “Any individual received married on that big day all these years in the past. It might actually make me really feel nice to return this ring.”
“I hope these individuals are nonetheless residing, residing an exquisite life, and I can reunite them with their reminiscences,” he stated.
To get in touch with Mark DesErmia contact him via his Facebook page.