Image: Germaine and Herbert Brege

Germaine and Herbert Brege celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary in July. And while sometimes it still feels like yesterday, the honeymoon period for their roof was long gone.  

After TV5 reported that the couple needed a new roof, and out-pour of support came from the community, bringing the couple to tears.

“I’m very happy about it. I can’t believe how these people come out to help us,” Germaine said. "You don't find that much help at times like this."

Robert Ribble, owner of All R’s Roofing, and Doug Stewart, owner of All 1 Construction LLC came out to patch the couple's roof last month. Ribble's company is now replacing the old one with a brand new model. 

“I’m in a position to be able to help, and we love to help,” Ribble said. "He's leaking in quite a few different places inside the house but he won't be after today."

The couple said they are in shock from the help and support from the community. They said they are counting their blessings. 

"Oh i'm just really happy. I thank God for bringing all this crew over here to help us out because we really did need a new roof," Germaine said.

The crew is working hard to make sure the Brege's won't have to worry about having anymore problems with their roof. 

"We're going to tear off the existing roofing and put TPO style roofing on, and Herbert will never have to worry about this roof again," Ribble said. 

Not only is All R's Roofing making sure the Brege's roof won't be a problem again, but they're doing all at no cost. 

"This is a free project, just to help our community," Ribble said. 

"I sure appreciate, we appreciate it very, very much for all the help, it's a blessing," Germaine said. "I just want to thank the whole crew and everybody that's helped." 

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