Whittlesey couple are third in their family to celebrate their Diamond wedding

Norman and Hazel Gale with their wedding photograph. Picture: ROB MORRIS

Norman and Hazel Gale with their wedding photograph. Picture: ROB MORRIS - Credit: Archant

A Whittlesey couple are the third pair in their family to celebrate six decades of marriage within the last two years.

Norman and Hazel Gale celebrate with a kiss. Picture: ROB MORRIS

Norman and Hazel Gale celebrate with a kiss. Picture: ROB MORRIS - Credit: Archant

Norman, 81, and 79-year-old Hazel Gale celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary with a party for family and friends at the Eastrea Centre.

Mrs Gale’s brother and sister also celebrated their diamond weddings within the last two years.

Her daughter Susan gale said: “It’s quite a feat for all three of them to have had such long marriages.

“The men reckon it is because they always say ‘yes dear’.”

Norman and Hazel Gale celebrate with family. Picture: ROB MORRIS

Norman and Hazel Gale celebrate with family. Picture: ROB MORRIS - Credit: Archant


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The couple, who had five children, married at St Andrews Church in Whittlesey in 1955.

Mrs Gale worked in care while Mr Gale used to run NA Gale petrol garage at Delph until leaving to work at Baker Perkins.

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They have three grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Norman and Hazel Gale celebrate with family. Picture: ROB MORRIS

Norman and Hazel Gale celebrate with family. Picture: ROB MORRIS - Credit: Archant

Norman and Hazel Gale with their card from the Queen, with Chick and Ivy Mottram and Bill and Shirly

Norman and Hazel Gale with their card from the Queen, with Chick and Ivy Mottram and Bill and Shirly Gale. Picture: ROB MORRIS - Credit: Archant

Norman and Hazel Gale with their card from the Queen. Picture: ROB MORRIS

Norman and Hazel Gale with their card from the Queen. Picture: ROB MORRIS - Credit: Archant

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