Rheta and Dominic Bricillo wedding announcement-29 Jun 1971-Indiana Gazette
Mr. and Mrs. Dominic John Bricilla Bricilla-Downey Vows Exchanged Miss Rheta Gene Downey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Downey, Shelocta, became the bride of Dominic John Bricilla, son of Eugene Bricilla of Indiana, on May 29 at St. Bernard's Church. Officiating at the double-ring ceremony were the Rev. Fr. Dennis Sheehe and the Rev. Richard Merkner of Harmony Grove Lutheran Church, Five Points. Sacred music was provided by the organist, Carl Kologie, and the vocal soloist, Miss Leila Bishop, who sang "Whither Thou Goest," "0 Perfect Love," and "Ave Maria." The bride, given in. marriage by her father, was attired in a gown of satin and white organ- Say Vows Faithfulness Alicia Susan of the derson, soloist. Miss Jane Hanawalt attended the bride as maid of honor and bridesmaids were Miss Mary Hanawalt of Tyrone and Miss Cathy Hassinger of Sharon. The flower girl was Rebecca Shelow of Altoona. The groom chose Paul Coble of Burnisde to assist him as best man. Ushers were Ronald Cary and Robert Reitz, and the ring bearer was Christopher Pearce. A reception was held following the ceremony at the Bell Township Grange. A wedding trip to Massachusetts, where the groom is stationed with the Air Force; will bring the new couple to their residence at North Billerica, Mass. A 1969 graduate of Altoona Area High School, the bride attended za, trimmed with imported Alencon lace. Her gown featured a five foot train carried by Masters Greg McCullough and Mark Downey, nephews of the bride. The bride's finger tip veil and satin shoes were also trimmed with lace matching that of the gown. She carried a bouquet of field flowers, purple violets and lilies of the valley. Matron of honor, Mrs. Ronald McCullough, sister of the bride, wore a yellow and pink flocked gown with coordinating pink picture hat. She carried a basket of pink and yellow daisies mixed with baby's breath. Bridesmaids were Miss Linda Paul, Miss Susan Gulas and Miss Tony Bricilla, sisters of the groom, Miss Pamela McCullough, Miss Downey and Miss McCullough, nieces bride. All were attired in pink and yellow flocked gowns. Daisies and baby's beath adorned their hair. Each carried a basket of daisies and baby's breath. •Best man was David Billingslee. Groomsmen included: Donald Downey and Ronald Downey, brothers of the bride. Peter Gulas, brother of the groom, Joseph Hayduk, cousin of the groom and Don Draper. Miss Michele McCullough served as her aunt's flower girl. Whe wore a floor length flocked gown identical to the other attendants. Jeffrey Downey, newphew of the bride, was the ring bearer. A reception was held at the Rustic Lodge, where the Jet Tones of Indiana provided the ddnce music. The newly wed couple are now living at 935 Brown Road, Jonesville, Mich.