Take a walk back down the aisle as we dig deep into The Times-Tribune archives and share timeless matrimonies. This occasional feature will highlight beautiful brides, engaging moments and captivating ceremonies held decades ago in Northeast Pennsylvania. The Times-Tribune’s very own bridal planner of the past, Laura Rysz, will showcase Marry Memories and welcomes suggestions from readers by emailing her at Lrysz@timesshamrock.com.
Today, we will take a look at the wedding announcement of Mary E. Devine to Joseph A. Stage, Jane Lorraine McDonnell to David L. Lawrence, Lucille Siedlecki to Fred Fischialetti and Lorraine Caisse to Robert O’Malley.
Mary E. Devine married Joseph A. Stage on Monday, Nov. 25, 1946, at Holy Rosary Church, Scranton. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Devine of the city.
Jane Lorraine McDonnell married David L. Lawrence on Saturday, June 17, 1950, in St. Patrick’s Church, Scranton. The couple resided in Clarks Summit.
Lucille Siedlecki married Fred Fischialetti on Saturday, Sept. 1, 1945, in St. Michael’s Church, Bridgeport, Connecticut. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Siedlecki of Stratford, Connecticut, and formerly of Throop.
Lorraine Caisse married Robert O’Malley on July 2, 1945, in Holy Rosary Church, Scranton. The couple lived down the street from each other before they got married.
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. She also writes Chef’s Table that profiles restaurants around the region. Additionally, Laura curates events online on AccessNEPA.com. Laura is involved in the special Mother’s Day edition and curates occasional features Marry Memories and Times Travelers. 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. She also earned a certificate in Social Media Marketing from Rutgers Business School. Contact: email@example.com; 570-348-9100 x5228.