St Winifred’s Care Home resident Irene Beevers will celebrate her 100th birthday with a party on Saturday.
The Mayor of Calderdale, Coun Ann Martin, will be in attendance to join the celebrations.
Irene has a son and five grand-children, and was married to her husband Ronald for 40 years after meeting him as a pen pal when he was a desert rat in the army.
Her son Roger said: “They got married at Halifax Registry Office during dad’s two-day leave from the army. They lived in a part of West Vale called Little Bedlam.”
Irene was born in West Vale before she became a blanket weaver, and also lived in Lightcliffe before moving to the home in 2008.