Take a walk back down the aisle as we dig deep into The Sunday Times archives and share timeless matrimonies. This occasional feature will highlight beautiful brides, engaging moments and captivating ceremonies held decades ago in Northeast Pennsylvania. The Sunday Times’ very own bridal planner of the past, Laura Rysz, will showcase Marry Memories and welcomes suggestions from readers by email at Lrysz@timesshamrock.com.

Bridget J. Trovato married Louis James Mazza on Thursday, June 27, 1963, in St. Lucy’s Church, Scranton.

Bridget Trovato Mazza

  Wed, Jul 3, 1963 – 6 · The Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Kathryn Judge married William E. Pace on Thursday, Jan. 21, 1937, in St. Peter’s Cathedral.

Fri, Jan 22, 1937 – 8 · The Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com Mary Theresa Toolan married Joseph Baldan on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 1945, in St. James Church, Jessup.

Mary Theresa Toolan Baldan. Powell Portrait

Sat, Dec 29, 1945 – 7 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

John and Louise Bichler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 29, 1945. They were married Sunday, Dec. 29, 1895, in Scranton.

Sat, Dec 29, 1945 – 3 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com