Robert Merrick wedding 29 Sept 1953 Janesville, WI

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Robert Merrick wedding 29 Sept 1953 Janesville, WI - 'GOAL FAME Joan Cahill, Robert Merrick Wed in...
'GOAL FAME Joan Cahill, Robert Merrick Wed in St. Patrick's Church In a double ring ceremony in St. Patrick's Catholic Church at 11:45 Monday morning, Joan M. Cahill, 617 S. Franklin St., and Robert E. Merrick, 203 Jefferson Ave., were united in marriage. The Rev. John McNamara officiated. When she walked to the altar on the arm of her father, the bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward O. Cahill, was wearing a gown of chantilly lace designed with nylon tulle scalloped yoke and Elizabethan collar, both embroidered with iridescent sequins, a basque lace bodice, long fitted sleeves tapering into points and bouffant skirt. A cloche of illusion niching with side clusters of the sequins held her veil of French illusion and she carried a white orchid on her pray, er book. Identical gowns were worn by Beatrice Gilberto, who was maid of honor, and Norma DeFraties, bridesmaid. Of formal design, they were fashioned of cotillion blue velveteen and net and they wore fitted bolero jackets with mandarin cot lars over the dresses which were styled with basque bodices with, a slight drape, square neckline and bouffant net skirts. Matching velveteen cloches had side scroll designs- of seed pearls and rhinestones and they carried bouquets of peppermint carnations. Wayne Collins was best man, Joseph Cahill, groomsman, Clare T. Osgood and Harold Woodrell, ushers. Mrs. Ann Malkie sang "Schubert's "Ave Maria" and "The Lord's Prayer." Snowdrift pompons and peppermint carnations decorated the tables and lounge at the Woman's Club for the wedding breakfast for the immediate families and the reception 125 friends attended from 7 to 9 p.m. The refreshment table which held the three-tier wedding cake with its miniature bridal couple and smilax, was cov-j ered by a white lace cloth and lighted by white tapers in silver candelabra. Assisting at the reception were Mmes. Otto Pospeschil, Everett Kelly, the Misses Darlene Butt and festival, 38. card John PTA Mrs. sale . in been in Mrs. lies. A Ray and Mrs. of was by E. was MRS. ROBERT MERRICK —Hauser Studio Delores Wittenberg. The bride's aunt, Mrs. F. H. Dumont, Portland, Ore., cut the wedding cake. When they left for a 10-day trip through the south, Mrs. Merrick was wearing a navy blue wool dress with matching accessories, Both Mr. and Mrs. Merrick are graduates of Janesville High School. She is employed as a stenographer at the Chevrolet Division of General Motors. The groom, son of Mrs. Isabel Merrick, is serving in the Armed Forces at Camp Campbell, Ky. Six at St. ley. sale have Mrs. who In

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  1. Janesville Daily Gazette,
  2. 29 Sep 1953, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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