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Anniversaries Streeters celebrate 60th

MARY ESTHER and EARLE STREETER,  on Aug. 15, 1953, and in a recent photo.

MARY ESTHER and EARLE STREETER, on Aug. 15, 1953, and in a recent photo. Purchase photo reprints »

Earle and Mary Esther Streeter, of Cummington, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a party on Aug. 31, given by their children.

Earle Streeter Jr. and Mary Esther Stiles were married on Aug. 15, 1953 in the Federated Church of Charlemont. The pastor of the church, the Rev. Charles Wakefield, officiated at the ceremony.

The Streeters have been residents of Cummington the entire 60 years of their married life.

Attendants for the bride were Beverly Daignault of Charlemont, Joanne Churchill Sylvester of Williamstown, and the groom’s sister, Wilma Sears Hatch of Cummington. The bridegroom’s attendants were his brother, William Streeter, brother-in-law Edward Morehouse, and Robert Sears, all of whom lived in Cummington at the time.

Mary Esther graduated from Charlemont High School in 1951 and from Berkshire Business College in 1952. She used her secretarial skills to work in different businesses over the years, retiring from Smith College in 1953.

Earle graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1945. He served a year in the Merchant Marines before completing the toolmaking course at May Engineering Co. in Pittsfield, and then enlisted for four years in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from the Beloit Corp., in Dalton, in 1990, as the manager of plant engineering.

The Streeters are the parents of four children, Philip Streeter of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Paul Streeter, Sandra Streeter and Nancy Streeter-Howes, all of Cummington. They have three grandchildren, Kimberly Streeter and Caroline Streeter, of Fairbanks, and Troy Howes, of Cummington.

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