BAKER Marie and Gerry 70 years married Of Dringhouses, York they are celebrating their Platinum Wedding Anniversary. Both 88 years old, they have enjoyed a very happy life together. Met at 16, married at 18 on July 8th 1946. Gerry originally worked as a fireman for British Rail at Newton Abbot, Devon. After being made redundant in 1969, he moved to York, working as a driver until his retirement in 1988. Marie spent seventeen and a half years working at Terry's factory, retiring in 1987. The couple have two daughters, one grandson and three great-grandchildren. A celebration lunch has been arranged.