Charles Manor residents celebrate 104th birthday and 70th wedding anniversary

Charles Manor has two huge milestones to celebrate today, with one of their residents turning 104 and two other residents celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

Reflecting on his long life, Lloyd Bergoyne credits his longevity to not smoking, not drinking, and “being married to only one woman.” Though he is joining an exclusive club of living to 104, his charm and thoughtfulness prove that age truly is just a number.

And for lovebirds Frank and Gwenn Campbell, their secret to their long-lasting marriage of 70 years is love, staying active, and being able to do your own things. The two were able to share a romantic slowdance together at the Manor’s joint party on Oct. 4 for them and Bergoyne.

Other significant milestones were also given a nod at the event, including Doug and Shirley Pichette who celebrated 65 years, Harvey and Jesse Burton who celebrated 64 together, Bob and Marian Blanchard who celebrated their 62nd, Joe and Sally Devore who celebrated 60 years together, and Ozzie and Connie Osachoff who celebrated 55 years.

MP Richard Cannings was in attendance for the festivities and represented the House of Commons, with presenting certificates recognizing the couples’ anniversaries and the birthdays at Charles Manor.

To report a typo, email: editor@pentictonwesternnews.com.


@PentictonNews
newstips@pentictonwesternnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Penticton man charged following armed standoff gets bail

Information on the proceedings is limited due to publication ban

Volunteers needed for Penticton’s Santa Claus Parade

The annual parade kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 7

Penticton field hockey team in Valley finals

Princess Margaret Mustangs girls field hockey team looking for berth in provincials

Grab a glass and laugh along at Giggle and Grapes at Penticton’s TIME Winery

The event features stand-up acts by comics Brittany Lyseng and Velina Taskov

The annual Penticton Wellness Fair returns this weekend

Time to get in touch with your health and wellness

Scheer says Canada more divided than ever, as NDP and Bloc hold cards close

While Liberals were shut out of two key prairie provinces, they took two-thirds of the seats in Ontario

Windstorm knocks out power for 10,000 in north and central B.C.

Power slowly being restored, BC Hydro says

Behind the blue and white Carnival clown mask

Toshie Okada is named October’s Respect Works Here Community Champion

Investor alert: ‘Split games’ pyramid scheme circulating in B.C.

British Columbia Securities Commission issues warning about scheme selling virtual shares

Federal NDP may support B.C. with major projects, Carole James says

SkyTrain Surrey extension, Massey Tunnel need Ottawa’s help

Street-hockey movie filmed in Okanagan to fight homelessness stigma

The hockey game in Kelowna was filmed to bring more attention to the homelessness crisis

‘Issue-by-issue parliament’: Expert says Liberals need to placate NDP to be effective

Scandals, social issues, racism defined 2019 federal election, SFU prof says

Misconduct investigations spike by 65% across B.C.’s municipal police forces: report

Reports overall up 15 per cent while complaints made by public down seven per cent

Man allegedly uses gun to rob Salmon Arm bank

Police investigating video footage, asking for information, tips from public

Most Read