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Richard E. and Emma Cruise of Suffield will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this year.
Richard Cruise married Emma Hoskins on Dec. 27, 1952, in Suffield.
Their children are sons Timothy, Mark and Perry Cruise, all of Suffield, and daughter Tina (and Keith) Patterson of Bluffton, S.C.
The Cruises have eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Richard retired in 1980 after 30 years as a trucking-diesel mechanic in Akron.
Emma retired in 1991 after six years as a dietary supervisor in a nursing home.
The Cruises attend the Suffield United Church of Christ.
Emma is a charter member of the Double T Quilt Guild.
The couple's children plan to host a special anniversary dinner for their parents at Hartville Kitchen.