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.
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Joan M. Myers married William Fritz on Saturday, Sept. 11, 1954, in Hickory Street Presbyterian Church, Scranton.
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.
Carol Ann Roll married Lt. Thomas F. McDonald on Saturday, Aug. 13, 1966, in St. Clare’s 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