The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on December 31, 1972 · Page 13
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Brownsville, Texas
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Sunday, December 31, 1972
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For And About Women Sunday, DM. 31,1*72 MRS.ARTURO CANTU Was Miss Grac iela Quintero Graciela Quintero Is Married To Arturo Cantu In St. Paul Mission Gracielo Quintero, daughter bridal buttons were fastened at The five-tiered cake featured a 6f Mr. and Mrs. Alejandro liic back of the bodice. fiuintero, 33 Kbony Blvd., was inarlred to Aurturo Cantu, son Casas, sister of the bride, Mr. «f Mr. and Mrs. Jose N. Cantu of Mercedes in St, Paul's witness . with Mr. and Mrs. Episcopal Mission NOT. 4. It was candeligiit double ring ceremony with -Rev. George W. Gomez, flower girl; Vichy Gnydon of St. Paul's receiving F1 o r e s, cojines; Elodia the marriage vowi. The church was decorated in with white and pink gladlolas. The soloist was Jose Flores and UK organist was Frank De- Greer. The bride was given away by her father. thort sleeves. Alencon lace Re-embroidered pearls covered the bodice ond of the A-line skirt front with flight gathers at the back falling to a cathedral length The matron of honor was Olga b r i d e g r o o m ' s cake and Mrs. Jake Foley first Orozco, second witness. Other dress accented by a jewele attendants included .Melissa neckline and waistline with Ion Arguelles, arraas; Mrs- Alma J. sleeves slit at the wrists. The bridegroom's moth wore a floor-length light lili R a m i r e z , Libro; Janie cotton satin dress with lat Cabrera, album; Mr. and Mrs. Othel B. Ross, lazo. The attendants wore red full length velvet with white lace bodice and long sleeves with white lace cuffs. The head- The bridegroom had four year The bride chose a peau de pieces were white roses with at Pan American Universi tale gown with low neck and red buds. -. .- ^_..»--« ,_._ and is administrative assista The bridegroom's attendants for the veterans Administratit jewelled with were Guadalupe Uresti, best in McAlIen. man: and Johnny Cantu, tleeves. Lace traced each side brother of the bridegroom, They spent their honeymoc in Guadalajara and Mazatla usher. and the bride wore a going awa The reception was held in the dress of white polyester wii International Friendship Gar- - · - - frain acented with lace. Tiny dens where there was a buffet, reside in McAilen. fountain of champagne. The; was' chocolate. The bride's mother wore a -floor length ozure blue ere] ·IANUARY BRIDE-TO-BE -- Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Stambaugh announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Mary to Idelfonso Serrano, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marcos Serrano. The couple will exchange vows Jan. 20 in Our Lady of G uadalupe Church. lace and pearls The bride is Brownsvile Hi$i employed by a graduate Slchool and the S t a t Department of Public Welfar lace'and red accessories. The Church Of Advent Setting For White- Yahn Wedding Ceremony Miss Marilyn Inez White slaughter of Mr. and Mrs Milton J. White, 1454 Mulberry · Lane, became the bride of Bra Jeffery Yahn, Dec. 28 in th C h u r c h of , The Advent Episcopal. The bridegroom the son of Mr. and Mrs. Uoyo D. Yahn, 145 Fireside. · The, Rev. J. Rufus Stewar officiated at the double, rin formal service- with Tomtn: Carruth Jr. and David Duhca . Jr^ acolytes. The altar wa banked with red poinsettia combined with pure whit albatross chrysanthemums wit arrangements of white poin- aettias on either side complementing the quiet elegance of the church. Vbltive candles burned hi multiple candelabras it the alter with single votive candles marking each pew decorated with greenery and red bows,/Garlands of Christ mas greenery with holly berrie Wis entwined through the root ·creeiii, · . 'Mrs, John McAllister was the .Organist playing "How Brightly Shines The Morning Star" and ·Mendelssohn Wedding March Jndd Mark Barley, sang " Perfect Love" and "Whither Thou Goest." Given in marriage by her lather, the bride wore a gown ·f rose catldlelight angelskin peau de sole and re embroidere( Weacon lace. The illusion yoke was framed by lace and a tiny rolled collar. The long fitted Meevcs of peau de sole were edged at th« wrists by a wide band of lace. The A-fine skirt fell to floor length and was hemmed by lace. A sweeping detachable train flowed to cathedral length and was enhanced by appliques of lace. A Cameiot cap of ivory satin and Alencon lace held her elbow length tiered veil of imported silk illusion. The bride carried a cascade of white tiara rosebuds forming a background for the white Cattleya corsage. The bride carried a white lace handkerchief her mother carried in her wedding,. Maid of honor was Virginia Starr white, sister of the bride. Matron of honor was Linda Gay styled floor length gowns wit White, Bister-ih-law of the bride. Bridesmaid were Terrye. Lee identical red velvet and pear H o u b p l d t , Jerilyn Wilson, Garolee' Whians, and Becky velvet bow entwined \vitli holly Yahn, sister of the groom. Junior bridesmaid was Kim Louis Scroggins, cousin of th bride. The bridesmaids wor cranberry red velvet princes scoop necklines, each wearin chokers and in their hair a re Their shoes were of a matchin color. They carried white daw berry Dawn White the brideslchrysanthemum bouquets. Th niece and ring beater was Mark' (See WHITE Page 3B) MRS. BRAD JEFFERY YAIJN Formerly Uits Marilyn Inex White vhite pom pens and greenery leld tall white tapered candels. ?amily pews were marked with MRS. JOH N WOOD Formerly Miss Virginia Voltaggio Virginia Voltaggio, John Wood Married In Holiday Ceremony The marriage of Virginia I bordered with Alencon lace, 'oltaggio, daughter of Mr. andlComplementing the gown a pink Irs. Frank Voltaggio, 1180 satin ribbon around the waist oya Lane, to John Wood, son f Mrs. Pearl Wood, of Alice exas, was ctlebrated Dec. 29 a bow in the back. n St. Mary's Catholic Church ilh Father William O'Conner eceiving the vows assisted by after Jack Lambert. Church decorations were oinsettias a n d w h i t e wore velvet trimmed with white Mrs. Anthony Carnesi, Mrs. pearls. The colors were red, Sold, green and blue. hrysanlhemums. off read a poem Mrs. Jack were "Why Do man; Love Thee," with Mrs. Lee angford at the organ. Frank Voltaggio gave his aughtcr in marriage and she leclcd a bridal gown of silk andlelight peau de soic. The, mpire bodice of Alencon lace th pearls, was set with a high Bckline and full lantern sleeves th matching lace appliques. orchids with lace motifs ant pearls which were made into Wanda Hollon, matron of Mrs. Gary Chiles, Mrs. Jack honor; Vivian Voltaggio. Slevie Maher and Jo Ann Stewart, Holtzman, and Dallas Ford, ushers. The reception was held in the Mernalional Friendship Gardens where there was a flower- covered arch with lilies of the valley. Besides the entrance vere two lighted poinsettia he A-Iine skirt and detahable plants. The bride's cake was liedral train were lavishly served to Mrj, Bruno Seraglio, Mrs. John Manuel Sanchez, Mrs O'Brien, Mrs. J a c k Walcolt. Mrs. Robert Phillips, Mrs. James Moore, Mrs. Noble Hardee and Mrs. Max Marquis and the bridegroom's cake by Loff, Mrs. N.A. Hardee. Punch was strved by Mrs. Jim deary, Orleans William F.ymard Mallett. and Mrs. Coffee was The bridegroom's attendants s e r v e d by Mrs. Moises -- Richard Hausman, best Carrasco, Mrs. Louis Lapeyre; . Alan Gessling, Jimmy Mrs. Ford Lockett and Mrs. Hollon and Gary Chiles, " ~ ' ;roosmen: and Geary Foster, MRS. ADALBERTTO PARRA, JR. Was Miss Rosa M aria Cecilia Vela Vela-Parra Wedding Ceremony Held In St. Joseph's Church! The marriage of Miss Rosa|Melinda Maldonado, daughtersrHector Gonzalez hosted a china M a r i a Cecilia Vela and : of Mr. and Mrs. Felix'shower at the Women's Crater Adalberto Parra Jr. was j Maldonado, and Gaforiela Parra,! On Nov. 7, Mrs. James Hatch s o l e m n i z e d .on Saturday, daughter of- Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Rogers December 2, at St. Joseph's Roberto Parra, Jr., both cousins I hosted a spice and recipe Catholic .Church. Officiating at of the groom. . j luncheon at the home of Mrs. the double-ring cerenipny wasj The bride's attendants wore Hatch Teachers from Browns- Rev. William O.M.I. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Manuel G. Vela of Brownsville. The groom is ihe son of Mr. Adalberto Parra, Sr. of Nuevo Laredo, Tamps-, Hex. and Mrs. Irene Cisneros Parra of Winter Park/Florida. The church altars were adorned with white gladioli and. D. O'Connor, jidentical deep burgundy velvet |A-line "Juliet" gowns with Juliet sleeves. The hjgSi neckline and square bib bodice were outlined in white Venetian lace. They wore a Juliet cap covered with matching white Venetian lace, fashioned by the bride's mother. decorated with lilies of the ville Higli School were invited. On Nov. 11, Mrs. Leone! Garza, Sr. ami Mrs. Leonard Davis, Jr. hosted a linen shower luncheon at the home of Mrs. Garza. On Nov. 19, the' brida was honored at a pottery shower hosted by Mrs. C.W. baby's breath. Two large brass white streamers. The flower candelabras decorated with girls wore light pink velvet Each attendant carried a!Iran, Miss Ceciliz Irvin, Mrs. nosegay of pink carnations, andjV.M. Marroquin, and Mrs. baby's breath with pink and Francisco Saldivar at Ft. gowns with short puffed sleeves. A burgundy velvet sash Mrs.^Eoberto^deJa Garza^ ST. enhanced tile empire waistline. ~ J " ~ " J "' '~ " langing baby's breath held by They wore miniature pink roses tulle bows. Guests pews were """ ""' ""'" in their hair. valley, also with tulle bows. |groom Orlando,'Fla. served his noring the wedding party' was Contemporary nuptial music vas provided by Miss Diana i s n e r o s , orgainst; Misses Deborah Hinojosa and Cynthia groom. brother as best man. Ushers were Joseph Vera and Michael Callas both cousines of the Bro\vn's Calvery room. On the morning of Novi and Mrs. Fernando de la Garza hosted a bridal brunch at tha home of Mrs. Fernando de la Andres Parra, brother of the Garza- The rehersal dinner, ho- hosted by the bride's parents at the Sirloin Room of the Bonanza Steak house. 'The bride's mother selected : T, he b TM|«_ is ? T! § -ada J_ t ? for her daughter's wedding a I formal length ice-blu* gown of 'Cindy) Bennett, flutists, and Stella Tamez, solist. leleetions included "Sunrise, Sunset," "More," "All that I soft silk and polyester, accented am," and "We've Only Just w ith a heavily jeweled V-shape Begun." Given in marriage by her collar. She wore silver shoes with matching bag. Mrs, Parra, Bachelor of Arts degree* from Incarnate Word College in San Antonio, and was a member of the Brownsville High School faculty prior to her marriage. mother of the groom, wore a Mr / Parra g r a u a e : r o m light blue polyester gown with | Brownsdlle K igh School; at- :f rom ather, the bride wore a formal gown of pearl white alaskine rith a high neckline and long matching coat, accented wnn ai lcn( j e d Texas Soutiimost College irincess belled sleeves, made jangle jeweled button at the ,,,, Dade Colmty C ollef e .in ·" Hie brides sister, Mrs. j neckline. She wore matching Sjjj am j p] a presently | e . ,js Consuelo Wilson. The front anel of the dress was hand- mbroidered by the bride with miniature pearls hape designs. in diamond- A cathedral shoes and bag. . . . . employed by Eastern " Airlines as a radio Communications supervisor in Miami. decorated with stephanolis and; For going away, th e bride Fort Brown's Youth Center, The ! bride's registry table was was decorated with miniature pink roses. It was placed above New Orleans, Tallahassee and Orlando. Fla., 11% couple ara ength, Spanish silk mantilla a white plumed pen. Missj wore a white, long sleeved, silk vas worn by the bride. A! Cecilia Irvin presided at the I finish satin pant suit with a pink arland of orange blossoms! guest book. j sweetheart rose cpursage. 'After ecked her hair. Her bouquet] The three-tiered wedding cake i a honeymoon! trip to Corpus, ncluded white roses and baby's " ireath, centered with pink w e e t h e a r t roses. For 'something borrowed," the sridc wore a pair of pearl earrings belonging to the baby's breath and stephanolis. I man, .Mexico City; Mr., and ' · " --'- '-"-' '1 - 1 - Morris. Gilberts- Mr, and ".Mrs. Marline;:, Alice, a small columned fountain. The now at home in Hollywood; Fla. food tables were skirted with; Out of town guests include white saiin ruffles with hanging.Mr. and Mrs. Francisco:Guz- room's aunt, Mrs. AjneliaiThe main buffet table was Covacevich. ! centered with a pink and wliito Carlos Saenz read the various; floral arrangement. Two crystal selections from the Bible; candelbras holding ten tall pink. selected by the bride andjtapered candels were placed on ;room. Karl Victor Garcia of; either side of the buffet table. ·'alfurrias, and Emile Diou of 'The Christi, cousins of the two groom's holiday cake comprised VjUli^u3 umjati, \.uu3uio ut me n\u numic^v jiuu^om; 111150 bride, served as altar boys, Mr. decorated with a model Eastern and Mrs. Alfredo T. Garcia, Jr.Uirlines f Alice, cousins of tile bride, Imiisic at Mrs. Elliot villc. K y ; Guadalupe Texas; Mr. and Mrs. WaMiam Cooper, Mrs. Olivia BrStton, Jliss Theresa Harmon and" Mr. and Mrs. liobert B. Hill ill of fruitcake_ rings San Antonio; Miss Cecilia presented the offertory gifts. Attending the bride as matron Cisneros. if honor was Mrs. Consuelo V'ilson, sister of the bride. Miss provided Garcia, Mr. and Mrs. IPete Whispcrjel. Organjcastillo, Mr. and Mrs. Frantile reception was i Cisco Fierros, Miss Carol Smith by Misg Sandra and Mrs. Carolyn Kell all of Members of the Houston; Mr. and Mrs. OclTOO h o u s e p a r t y included Mrs.!Garcia and sons, Falfurriasj Alfredo T. Garcia, Mrs. HenriiMrs. Maria B. Diou, Mr. Oscar Alex Garcia. The bride's mother wore «,, .,, full length pink gown with]Carnesi, Brownsville; matching accessories and theiljarmon, San Antonio; bridegroom's englh blue gown-with matching! accessories. Vvonne Wilson attended heri Diou, Mrs. Julian Herbeck, Airs, j Fierros, Air. and Mrs. Julian aunt as maid of honor. Thc^Octavio Garcia, Airs. MariniHerbcck all of Laredo; i Mr, bridesmaids were: Alisses Mary ! Martinez. Mrs. Hector Gonzalez, Joseph Diou ami Judy Mrs. William Cooper. Mrs. i Corpus Christi; Mrs. Virginia Alicia Guadalupe Martinez. Airs. liauVMorclos Monterrey. N.L. Mcx. mottiel 1 "a" full I Carmen 'Garai, .VlcAllcn; CecilCjCavazos, Mrs. ll.A. Garcia, iind'lliss Cccilo Dinu, '.S;m Marcos; m-with matphinpl"' 0 "' c ° usm of "te bride, i Alisses Lucinda Garcia. LilyiMr. :ind llivi. Joseph G. Oflioa, The bride is a graduate ofi s « Uir «f the ro\vnsvill« His* Kr-lmnl. an^'ille, Fla.; Brownsville High School, an | Corpus Christi; Lucy Pari'a,! Perez and Theresa Harmon. JMcAltai; Mr. an\i Mrs, Jesus ·---· -- -' "-- ---mi, Jackson-: Prior to her marriage, Oieicagigal. Mi-sra Irene and Hilda Mrs. Garcie'bride was honored at several Vela, Miss Cclia Garcia, i and and A.B degree in p^chWogy from v era Hill, cousin of the groom, j parties. On Oct. 22, Mrs. Raul o t j .u.uf^ . . % . * * . _ A n t n i l i n f'TiTT/ftc ^t-rp n.r\nt^lf\ Dni«r/\« Mr. l-'elipc ( u i r r i a , .... of "(San Antonio. jCavazos, Mrs. Gonzalo Barron, Mission; and Mrs. Leonard i VOLTAGGIO Page 3B 1 Bo5e» yilt jyere Misses'Mis. Mario Martinej, aid Mm Davis, Austin.

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