Frances and Carl
MECHANIC FALLS — Carl and Frances Beckett recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 17, 1959, in Gorham.
The couple moved to Mechanic Falls 42 years ago. Mrs. Beckett was originally from Denmark and Mr. Beckett was from Topsham.
Mrs. Beckett was a librarian at Webster School in Auburn for 15 years. Mr. Beckett taught for 28 years, five in Mechanic Falls and 20 in Auburn. He also was a real estate broker for 38 years.  They are both retired.
A celebration was held on April 18 at the 99 Restaurant in Topsham. They were joined by their daughter, Karen and her husband, Bill LeBlanc, and grandsons, Jacob and Stuart Rand, all of Mechanic Falls, and their son, Mark and his wife, Barbara, from Hamilton Square, N.J.
The couple plans to continue their celebration at Rustico Resort on Prince Edward Island this summer.

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