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.

Helen Frances Lettinger, of Jermyn, married William J. Reinstadler, of Scranton, on Saturday, July 29, 1950, in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald. Garcia Portrait

Sat, Jul 29, 1950 – 9 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Clara Jasineski Kakereka, left, stands beside her maid of honor Helen Malinoski. Jasineski, of Scranton, married fellow city resident Eugene Kakereka on Tuesday, May 22, 1928, in an evening ceremony at Sacred Heart Church, Scranton. Submitted Photo

Thu, May 24, 1928 – 24 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

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Photo by Schiever

The engagement of Mary Louise Bircher of Dunmore, to Walter Lincoln Schlager of Altoona, was announced in December 1939. The couple then announced their approaching wedding on April 5, 1941 and married on Saturday, April 26, 1941, in Westminster Presbyterian Church in Scranton. Photo by Schiever

Mon, Apr 28, 1941 – 14 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com