Anniversaries

Smiths celebrate 67th anniversary



Ralph and Ruth Smith of Margaretville celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. Ralph and Ruth were married on November 22, 1943 at the Naval Chapel in Brooklyn while Ralph was on leave from the Navy. They met in 1940 in Cambria Heights in Queens. Ralph served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from 1942-1945 and fought […]

Shorts mark long marriage



High school sweethearts, Benjamin and Virginia Short Sr. were married on October 21, 1960 in the Fleischmanns Methodist Church. A small ceremony was held at the Pine Hill Firehall on October 16, 2010 to help in celebrating their 50th anniversary. Attending the celebration were their children and spouses: Brenda and Paul Brewer, Victoria and Asher Manon, Richard and Carol Short […]

Firments to mark 60th anniversary



George and Barbara Firment of Andes will celebrate 60 years of marriage on August 21. The couple was married in 1949 at the Arkville Rectory and have resided in Andes for the past 60 years. Mr. Firment is a retired dairy farmer and Mrs. Firment taught elementary education early in their marriage until retiring to raise five children. Joining them […]

Smiths mark 65th anniversary



Margaretville residents Ruth and Ralph Smith celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 22.  They were married in Queens on Nov. 22, 1943. Ralph served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and later retired from IBM in Vermont, while Ruth retired from the Vermont school system. They had two children, Barbara Jester, of Margaretville, and the late Steven Smith, formerly of Vermont. They have […]


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