Sam and Marion Blundred married in December 1951, and 60 years
on they hosted a diamond wedding celebration at the Stoke-on-Trent
retirement village to celebrate.
All of the 80 guests attending enjoyed a buffet meal and
entertainment from local singer Ray Picking, who regularly performs
at ExtraCare's villages and schemes.
Sam and Marion were also given a bouquet of flowers from the
staff and residents at Berryhill Village. They asked their guests
not to bring gifts but instead to give a donation of money which
the couple will give to a charity of their choice.
Village Activity Facilitator Ben Warrender said the party had
been a very happy occasion. "Everyone who attended thoroughly
enjoyed themselves," he said. "Happy diamond anniversary to Sam and
Picture: Sam and Marion with the flowers from
the staff and residents at Berryhill Village.
See more pictures on Flickr!
You can pass on your good wishes to Sam and Marion on Facebook!
For further information, please contact:
Lucy Henson, ExtraCare's PR officer
0789 105 3062