Ernest, Grace Suiter celebrate 60 years
Ernest and Grace Suiter of Rayne were honored on Sunday, Feb. 8, during an anniversary social in celebration of the couple’s 60th wedding anniversary.
The couple was wed on Feb. 10, 1949, during a wedding ceremony held at the St. Joseph Rectory. Weddinf attendants were Mar Hebert Hains and Wilfred Gros, Jr.
Mrs. Suiter is the former Grace LeBlanc, daughter of the late Ignace and Lucille LeBlanc.
Mr. Suiter is the son of the Ernest and Ida Dee Suiter.
The couple was honored during the reception by their children and grandchildren at the home of Michael and Cheryl Suiter.
They are the parents of Barbara Richard of Rayne, Mike Suiter of Rayne, Helen Matherne of Rayne, Mark Suiter of New Iberia, and the late David Suiter.
Their grandchildren are Dawn, Laigha, Denise, Layne and Derek, in addition to their 10 great-grandchildren.
Guests were served refreshments, including seafood gumbo with the trimmings.
The couple’s special anniversary cake was a large white confection topped with the couple’s wedding picture.
Approximately 30 guests were in attendance from Rayne, Crowley and New Iberia.