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.

Agnes Rose Rupp married Thomas Cyril Paranich on Saturday, July 9, 1955, in St. David’s Church.

Agnes Rupp Paranich

  Sat, Jul 9, 1955 – 7 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Sat, Jul 9, 1955 – 8 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Shirley Young married James R. Pugliese on Saturday, July 23, 1955, in St. Paul’s Church.

Shirley Young Pugliese

Sat, Jul 23, 1955 – 7 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Carolyn Martin married Earnest Smith Jr. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 1962, in St. Rose of Lima Church.

Carolyn Martin Smith

Mon, Oct 22, 1962 – 14 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Leona Marie Pacholec married John A. Kulesa on Saturday, Aug. 22, 1953, in SS. Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church.

Sun, Aug 30, 1953 – 30 · Scrantonian Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com