There was plenty of joy
Cynthia Riggs and Howard Attebery's love story has captured hearts and imaginations around the country. On Saturday they were wed at the West Tisbury Congregational Church. Mark Alan Lovewell
  • There was plenty of joy
  • The kiss, and there were many of them
  • The congregation sang a hymn
  • Reverend Arlene Bodge officiated the ceremony.
  • Frank and Peter Dunkl play French horn part of the musical prelude.
  • Reciting vows
  • Soloist Tsilala Graham-Haynes.
  • Cynthia read a poem written by her mother.
  • The Couple
  • Ann Fielder, Cynthia's older sister
  • Reception at the family home, Cleaveland House.
  • Gathering at the Cleaveland House
  • The toast by the best man.
  • The Gifts
  • A full kitchen
  • There was music
  • The Couple

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Cynthia Riggs and Howard Attebery were married Saturday before a crowd of family, friends and well-wishers in the West Tisbury Congregational Church, adding a long-awaited chapter to a love story that has captured hearts and imaginations around the country.

Ms. Riggs is 81; Mr. Attebery is 91.

They reconnected a year and a half ago, 60 years after they first met, fell in love again and decided to marry.

Fore more about their love story and wedding ceremony, see Wedding Bells Ring in West Tisbury, Love Story Celebrated

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William S., Korea
Congratulations, Howie and Cynthia! You've brought a new level of dignity and society to The Cleaveland House. We wish you health, prosperity, happiness, good company, and above all love!
May 26, 2013 - 4:49am


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