65 years of wedded bliss for Mary and Charlie

The couple were surrounded by family for their special day.
The couple were surrounded by family for their special day.

A resident at Burnside care home in Laurencekirk celebrated her 65th wedding anniversary with her husband at the weekend.

Mary married Charlie Scott on 30th August 1952, and Charlie she says the secret to a long and happy marriage is ‘doing what he is told’.

Mary lives at Burnside care home and her husband visits every day. Family members came all the way from Shetland to celebrate, along with residents and staff at the home.

Mary and Charlie received many cards on the day, but a highlight was receiving one from the Queen which is now proudly on display.

Marion Gordon, Burnside care home manager said: “The celebration for Mary and Charlie was lovely for all involved. Sixty five years is a very impressive amount of time to be married, and we are so pleased that they are still so happy together.

“It was great to have family, friends, staff and residents here on the day to celebrate.”

Silverline Care has seven care homes across Scotland and North Yorkshire.

Silverline Care’s nursing homes are purpose built; meaning they are designed with the wellbeing of older people in mind. Easy to navigate, enjoying bespoke design features which making it accessible with wide corridors with handrails, easy to use handles on doors and barrier-free bathrooms.

For further information visit: http://silverlinecare.com/