Diamonds are an Earle’s best friend

BACK in the grand era, circa 1954, Dean Earle and Maxine Robinson first laid eyes on each other at a dance in the Stanley Flat Hall.

With Maxine at 17 years old and Dean at 16, the pair did not start their romance until Dean asked Maxine out to supper, which is “what you did back then,” Maxine giggled.

• Pictured: Dean and Maxine Earle with Brian, Rodney, Michael and Julie at their 60th wedding anniversary celebration on Saturday, February 9 at the Sevenhill Hotel. Photo Robin Short.


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