Donald and Jean Downey marriage news

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Donald and Jean Downey marriage news - day, s- a be and Wed In Plumville United...
day, s- a be and Wed In Plumville United Presbyterian Church CDA m e s the taken Korean Club. by are members tickets regular accepted. secretary been music 10 e a d Mrs. Donald G. Downey Saturday afternoon. October 14, at four o'clock the Plumville United Presbyterian Church was the scene of a beautiful wedding when Miss Paulette Jean Ratner. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Ratner of 2134 Colonial Ave., Bronx, New York, became the bride of Donald G. Downey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Downey of R.D. 3, Shelocta, Penna. The double ring ceremony was "performed by the Reverend David E. Bickett before an altar decorated with white gladiolas, Better Time roses, green fernery and candelabra. Mrs. Janice Moore, presided at the organ for the pre-nuptial music and the traditional wedding marches and accompanied Mrs. Dora Edwards who sang "Because," "0 Promise Me," and "The Lord's Prayer." The bride, given in marriage by her father, was lovely in a full length gown of pure ivory silk peau de soie, fashioned with a pearl embroidered bodice, long pointed sleeves and batteau neckline. The bouffant draped skirt was trimmed at the back with a matching satin bow ending in a chapel train. Her elbow length veil of imported French illusion was attached to a pure silk bow ihaped band of seed pearls. She carried a white Bridal Bible topped with a white orchid and long satin streamers twisted with lily of the valley. The maid of honor, Miss Priscilla Ann Douds. and the brides maids Miss Judith Elaine Winters and Miss Martha Jane Bowser, wore identical sheaths of Coral velveteen, fashioned with a fitted bodice, short sleeves, scooped neckline and matching satin cocktail length skirt. Their headpieces were matching coral hows with illusion They carried uiscade bouquets of pom pons and roses. The groom chose his brother. Ronald Do\.Tiey, to serve as his best man and the ushers were Samuel Lyon and Victor Bonatch, Jr. The little flower girl was Pamela McCuIlough and the ring bearer was Larry Joseph Ratner, small brother of the bride. The bride's mother chose an emerald green chiffon dress for her daughter's wedding and the groom's mother was attired in purple motif Jersey with scoop neckline and three three-quarter sleeves. Both mothers wore matching accessories and white orchid corsages. Immediately following the ceremony a dinner was served to bridal parties and immediate families and approximately one hundred and fifty guests at the Elks Club in Indiana and at seven o'clock a reception was held there. The bridal table beautifully decorated and centered with a six tier wedding cake carried out in coral and white and topped with a miniature bride and groom. For her going away costume, the bride wore a blue suit matching accessories and a corsage of red roses. Upon their return from a wedding trip to the Poconos the Mr. and Mrs. Downey became residents of 2134 Colonial Avenue. Bronx. New York. Mrs. Downey is a graduate Marion Center High School, of 60 and is presently employed :n the Bridal Salon of Ohrbachs Department Store, New York. Mr. Downey is employed with the J. B. Construction Corporation, New York. Photo bv Coffman

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 13 Nov 1961, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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