Happy birthday!

Retired school teacher Mary Rock, who lives at Parkview Manor in Midway, has begun her 96th trip around the sun.

Former West Boundary school teacher Mary Rock celebrated her 95th birthday at Parkview Manor recently.

On the occasion of her 95th birthday on March 22, long-time West Boundary resident Mary Rock met friends Michael Bonner and Donna Scott at the front door of Parkview Manor at 7 a.m. sharp. She invited them in for coffee, which she does every day, same time.

“Mary is blind, and quite hard of hearing, but she gets by, and thrives, sometimes with a little help from her friends, who usually mix her up,” Scott commented. Michael Bonner (left) helps Parkview Manor resident Mary Rock celebrate the beginning of her 96th trip around the sun.