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.

Lois Jean Littlejohn married Thomas Robert Burke on Saturday, Aug. 28, 1954, in Primitive Methodist Church, Scranton. The couple had a candlelight ceremony.

Powell Portrait / Lois Jean Littlejohn Burke

Tue, Aug 31, 1954 – 19 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com
Joan M. Myers married William Fritz on Saturday, Sept. 11, 1954, in Hickory Street Presbyterian Church, Scranton.

Joan Myers Fritz

Tue, Sep 14, 1954 – 17 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Bernadette Marie Hreha married William Francis Kearney on Saturday, Aug. 4, 1956, in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Scranton. The bridegroom was a conductor for the Lackawanna Railroad, Hoboken, N.J.

Bernadette Hreha Kearney

 

Fri, Aug 10, 1956 – 9 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Carol Ann Roll married Lt. Thomas F. McDonald on Saturday, Aug. 13, 1966, in St. Clare’s Church.

Carol Ann Roll McDonald

Sat, Aug 13, 1966 – 10 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com
Sat, Aug 13, 1966 – 11 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com