Mary Therese McAfee wedding to Louis Longo
Geb-hard church-sponsored Wed at St. Gabriel's Church " ! , ; ' - 1 f&X....?:.?. tA.AtlW)l)l1IOTIw mm ,i,,i(jW,,.- ,i,,i(jW,,.- Mrs. Louis R. Longo Conrote Miss Mary Therese McAfee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John McAfee, 16 East Green street, and Louis Robert Longo, son of Mr and Mrs. Louis M. Longo, 37 East Oak street, West Hazleton, were married September 8 at 10 a. m., in St. Gabriel's R. C. Church. Rev. Paul J. Purcell performed the double ring ceremony, and the couple received the papal blessing of Pope John XXIII. After a reception at the Moose Hall, this city, the couple left on a honeymoon to New York State, Montreal and Quebec, Canada. They now reside at 798 Alter street, this city. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white silk organza and Chantilly lace with a fitted bodice, Chantilly lace accented with iridescent sequins forming the Sabrina neckline, long, tapering sleeves with points over the wrists, a bouffant silk or ganza peplum enhanced with drapes caught with silk organza roses, falling over tiers of lace which formed the chapel train. She wore a triple tier veil of im ported English illusion arranged on a double tier jeweled crown, and carried white roses with a shower of stephanotis on a white leather prayer book. The pearl necklace and earrings she wore were the gift of the bridegroom. The bride dedicated a bouquet of white roses to the Blessed Mother. Mrs. Angelo Martuscelli, this city, cousin of the bride, was matron of honor and Miss Sandra Boyle, this city, was bridesmaid. They wore street length gowns of romance blue silk organza, with basque bodices, round necklines, short sleeves and gathered silk organza handkerchief style skirts over silk taffeta. Their matching flowered hats had circular veils, and they wore matching shoes and white wrist length gloves. Their semi-colonial semi-colonial semi-colonial bouquets were of white carnations tinted blue. Miss Diane Andrasi, niece of the bridegroom, was flower girl, and wore a romance blue nylon sleeveless dress with back dipped square collar trimmed with eyelet beading and white ribbon, a full skirt and white ribbon sash. She wore black velvet shoes and a crown of white carnations tinted blue. Her flowers matched those of the matron of honor's. Sonny Recla, cousin of the bridegroom, bridegroom, served as best man; Angelo Martuscelli was the usher and Joseph Andrasi, nephew of the bridegroom, was ring bearer. Mrs. Evelyn Carr, aunt of the bridegroom sang "Ave Maria", "Panis Angelicus", "Adorate de Vote", "O Jesu Num Sum Degnus" and "O Santissima", Miss Margaret Margaret Flynn presided at the organ. The bridegroom's mother wore a coffee brown satin peau and lace cocktail length dress with a bodice of 'lace over champagne, scoop neckline, short sleeves and bell shaped brown satin peau skirt. She wore a willow green metallic hat, matching pumps, and elbow length champagne gloves. The bridegroom's mother wore a royal blue pure silk faille sheath dress with matching accessories. Each wore a corsage of white roses. - The bride is a graduate of St. Gabriel's High School and was employed by the Hazle Drug Co. prior to her marriage. The bride groom is a graduate of West Hazle ton High School and is employed by Skippy Footwear, West Hazleton. Hazleton. . Out of town guests were from Chicago, New York, Long Island, Hamsburg, Philadelphia, Allen-town, Allen-town, Allen-town, Mt. Carmel and Kulpmont.