65th anniversary: Duane and Ada Waite

Duane and Ada (Freeman) Waite Watertown celebrated 65 years of marriage on Nov. 4, 2018.

They were married Nov. 4, 1953, at Black River Methodist Church, Black River, NY. The couple’s attendants were Karl Wisner and Yvonne Koster.

The couple have four children: Louie (Sue) Champion, NY, Jim (Barbara) Booth Eastpoint, FL, Larry and companion Rosie Garvin Champion,NY, and Jim (Bonnie) LaBarge, Watertown, NY.

They also have eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren whom they love to spend time with.

Duane retired from owning and operating Ex-Cell pressure washers for 15 years and also managed Navy Point Marina in Sackets Harbor, NY for 15 years.

Ada retired after working 26 years for Steinbach Department Store.

The couple also spent 18 winters in Okeechobee, FL.