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.
Patricia Ann Kincel married James J. Murray on Saturday, Dec. 26, 1953, in the Church of Nativity, Scranton. Both sets of parents were of the city.
Madeline Buonomo married Joseph Penzone on Saturday, Feb. 13, 1942, in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale. Both parents were of Carbondale.
Paula Mary Neville married John B. Graham on Saturday, July 31, 1954, in St. Paul’s Church, Scranton.
Mary Louise Sheehan married John Vincent Burke on Saturday, Aug. 30, 1952, in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9100 x5228.