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.
Shirley Young married James R. Pugliese on Saturday, July 23, 1955, in St. Paul’s Church.
Carolyn Martin married Earnest Smith Jr. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 1962, in St. Rose of Lima Church.
Leona Marie Pacholec married John A. Kulesa on Saturday, Aug. 22, 1953, in SS. Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church.
Laura Rysz is the features copy editor and calendar editor at The Times-Tribune and runs the Talk of the Times column, which focuses on local fundraisers and other events. Additionally, Laura curates events online and copy edits print editions of the Life&Times and Weekend Times sections of the newspaper. She is a graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School, New Jersey, and earned an English professional writing degree with a minor in mass communications from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9100 x5228; @laurarysz