A devoted husband and wife invested their 72nd Valentine’s Day with each other at Bishop’s Stortford’s latest care dwelling.

Kay and Ted Lawes, who later this calendar year rejoice their platinum (70th) marriage anniversary, liked a date evening at Hazel End Treatment Home’s top-ground Sky Bar.

They ended up the two 24 when they met whilst holidaying with their people at Golden Sands vacation camp in Hopton-on-Sea, near Wonderful Yarmouth in Norfolk, in the summer of 1948. The pair married two many years later in Hornsey, north London, and then settled in Harlow.

Kay and Ted on the marriage day (29220407)

Kay and Ted had the two labored for the forces all through the 2nd Globe War. Ted went on to found a light-weight engineering business whilst Kay was a GPO (General Article Business office) telephonist and hairdresser right before leaving function to increase their 3 youngsters: Vanessa, Richard and Michael, born in 1953, 1956 and 1961 respectively.

The few now have seven grandchildren and 3 terrific-grandchildren.

Ted mentioned: “My ideal times in lifetime have been with my fantastic wife. I am so very pleased of her. We’ve been through all the things with each other, and looking at Kay increase our relatives has been an complete pleasure.”

Kay and Ted Lawes (29220409)
Kay and Ted Lawes (29220409)

In December 2019, the few ended up the initially people to transfer into Halcyon Treatment Homes’ Hazel End residential and dementia care dwelling in Kitchener Highway on the St Michael’s Hurst growth in Stortford.

Supervisor Allison Squires mentioned: “Kay and Ted are these kinds of a devoted few, they are inseparable and are often smiling and laughing.

“We’re thrilled to support them rejoice and we’re heading to make this Valentine’s Day really specific for them with it remaining their platinum marriage anniversary.

“Ted has asked that we get some roses for Kay as they’re her favourite. They are even now extremely significantly in enjoy and romance is undoubtedly in the air below at Hazel End!”

When asked about the solution to a very long and delighted relationship, Ted mentioned: “Support – which is what you will need. My wife has supported me through all the things. We are a group and which is what’s stored us heading through the many years.”