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.

Powell Portrait / Patricia Ann Kincel

Sat, Dec 26, 1953 – 9 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Madeline Buonomo married Joseph Penzone on Saturday, Feb. 13, 1942, in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale. Both parents were of Carbondale.

Sun, Feb 15, 1942 – 20 · Scrantonian Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Paula Mary Neville married John B. Graham on Saturday, July 31, 1954, in St. Paul’s Church, Scranton.

Powell Portrait / Paula Neville Graham.

  Sat, Jul 31, 1954 – 9 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com

Mary Louise Sheehan married John Vincent Burke on Saturday, Aug. 30, 1952, in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald.

Submitted photo / Mary L. Sheehan Burke. 

  Sat, Aug 30, 1952 – 9 · The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.com