The Bridgeport Post from Bridgeport, Connecticut on November 26, 1967 · Page 29
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The Bridgeport Post from Bridgeport, Connecticut · Page 29

Bridgeport, Connecticut
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Sunday, November 26, 1967
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BRIDGEPORT SUNDAY POST, NOVEMBER 26,; 1967 · .- Bradford Bocftraeh MRS. .NICHOLAS SERENCHA Vincent W«lon MRS. STANLEY SWANSON Serencha-Sieracki Bridal Solemnized Saturday Morning Mi^s Justine. Margaret Sier ·cki, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J o s e p h Sieracki,, 78 Silver street! .Meriden, and Nicholas Michael Serencha, son of Mrs. John .Serencha, 15 Longview road, trumbuil, and the late Mr. Serencha, were married yesterday 'at 11 a.m: in St. Stanislaus churc, 'Meriden. The Rev.' Stephen Ptaszynski performed the doulbe ring ceremony; and bestowed a Papal blessing on the couple. The bride was presented in marriage by her father. She wore a floor length" gown of champagne ivory English net and' re'- embroidered Alencon lace 'over silk satin, and a matching floor length lace mantilla; SHe" carried a cascade of Georgiana orchids, .stephanotis ·nd's'tar ivy! Miss Helen Serencha was maid-of honor, and Mrs. Leonard Sieracki of Beltsville, Md., was matron of honor. Linda Golec of East'Hartford served as ju nior-bridesmaid: ' ' ' The. jiesf nian .was Leonard Sieracki, and ushers included Joseph J. Gblec of Wethersfield, Robert L. Graze and John J. Ryan. ' A reception followed in the Yankee" Silversmith inn, Wall- ingfprd,' after which the couple left'on a wedding trip to Barbados, BWI, The Bride is a .graduate of St. Joseph college, West Hartford. She is a systems engineer with the IBM corporation. Mr. Ser- encha, an alumnus of Fordham university, 'New York, is'a system' program analyst with the Combustion Engineeering corporation in Windsor. Robert Lucke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lucke, of Wigwam lane, Stratford, is h"-me from Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa., for the Thanksgiving weekend, Mr. and Mrs. Lucke also entertained Mr. and Mrs. E. Homer Higgs, of Milford, Thanksgiving Day. MISS MARLENE PERRON Marlene J. Perron, Nurse, Engaged ToK.N.Smith,Jr. Mr. and Rene Perron of Glover, Vt., announce the engagement of their daughter. Marlene Joan, to Kenneth N. Smith, Jr.., son of Mr. and Mrs. imith, of Yale street, Stratford. A May wedding is planned. Miss Perror., a graduate of Middlesex Memorial hospital School · of Mursing, is a registered nurse in the intensive care unit of that hospital. Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Marine Corps in public relations, and is now a staff announcer with radio station WCNX, MioMletown. Debra DeLeon, daughter of vlr. and Mrs. Paul DeLeon, of tfcGrath court, Stratford, was lonored at a party last Sunday o celebrate her sixth birthday. Those who attended were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Penna and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Lopez, her jrandparents, Mrs. Ceil DeFran- zo, Mrs. Antionette Galli, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Penna, Mr. and drs. John Santana, Mr. and Mrs. flck Trotta, Joseph, Paula, Efraim, and Phillip DeLeon, dichele and Mary Penna, Terry )eFranzo, · Debbie and Denise Trotta. Janis M. Graham Nurse, Is Married ToJ.CMcGuire Miss Janice Muir Graham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon A. Graham, 69 .Stiles street, Stratford, was married at noon yesterday to James Vincent McGuire, son of. Mr. and . Mrs. William McGuire, 49 Parkway drive, Stratford. The Rev. Joseph Fleming, OFM, of St. Bonaventure university, officiated, assisted by the Rev. Caryl V. Benson, pastor of Salem. Lutheran church.' · · Presented in marriage by her father, the bride was gowned in white appliqued with pearl-trimmed Alencon -lace, and made with a jewel neckline, Persian sleeves, an Empire bodice and a detachable Watteau train extending . from the shoulders, chaper-length: She wore: a triple-tiered silk illusion veil arranged from a pearl-trimmed Alencon lace pillbox headdress and carried a crescent of eu- charis lilies and stephanotis. Miss Gail Graham was her sister's maid of ; honor, and Donna Testi was the flower girl. Miss Kathleen Graham, the bride's sister, and Mrs. Carmen Testi, Jr., the bridegroom's sister, were the other senior attendants and Deidre Graham, sister of the bride, served as junior bridesmaid. Robert McGuire was best man for his brother and the bride's brother, Richard Graham, Carmen Testi, Jr., and Francis Dplan of Fullerton, Calif., were the ushers. James Phillips served as ring bearer. After a reception in VFW hall, Devon, the couple left for Puerto Rico. The bride, a nurse in the emergency room of Bridgeport hospital, is a graduate of that hospital's School of Nursing and Bunnell high school. Her hus- jand, an alumnus of Bunnell nigh school also, received his degree .from St. Bonaventure university, and is employed as a management trainee with John Hancock of New. Haven. Bonnie L. Huether Married in Maine Miss Bonnie Louise Huether, daughter of '"Mr. and Mrs. Paul Huether, 101 Spruce street, Southport, was married to Airman 2/C Melvin Dean Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Roberts, of Gladbrook, Iowa, on Nov. 11 in Dow Air Force base chapel in Bangor, Me. Mr. Huether gave his daughter in marriage. She wore a Chantilly lace.sheath gown made with a "cage" back. Her bouffant illusion veil was arranged from a Swedish crown of pearls and crystals and her bouquet of white mums was centered with-a laige rust mum.' . -, Mfes Laurie LaFontaine served as maid of honor and Mrs. Jeffrey Huether, of State : College, Pa., was the bride's other attendant. Howard Collins was the best man and ; Jeffrey Paul? Huether, brother of 1 the'bride/and Ronalc Kraph, ushered. ' ; ' ; · 'Ay.reception ; followed - in.: the University 'Motor ilih," 'and' the couple left for Presque Isle, Me. They will live in Orono, Maine. The bride, a graduate of the University of Maine, is studying there for. her master's degree in bacteriology .and is also working as a. laboratory assistant at the university. Her husband, serving in the Air Force, is a graduate of Gladbrook high school. George Gosselin, of Whitney avenue, is a patient in Sylvan Manor Convalescent hospital. of New Hacen presents a Fashion Show of Spring and Summer Bridal Gowns also including Bridemaids' Gowns, Mother-of-the-Bride Dresses and Going Away Ensembles Sunday, December 3, 8:30 P.M. Park Plaza Ballroom Phone 1-562-4156, or stop in at 271 Orange Street, New Haven for your invitation. Cohenno studio MRS. THOMAS VLACICH Thomas J. Vlacich, Linda J. Hill Marry Holy Cross church in Easton, was the setting for the wedding on Nov. 11 at 11:30 a.m. of Miss Linda Jean Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gilford .of Eastondale, Mass., to Thomas Joseph Vlacich, son af klr. and Mrs. John Vlacich of tforehouse road, Haston, Conn. The Rev. Allan L. Butler per- ormed the ceremony. The bride was escorted by her father. She was gowned in white peau de sole and re-embroidered Alencon lace, made with a bateau neckline, long pointed sleeves, a dome-shaped skirt and a Watteau chapel train. She wore a bouffant veil of English silk illusion arranged from a petal headdress of peau de soie trimmed with pearls, and carried a cascade of white camellias. Miss Jane Elaine Hill, sister of the bride, was her maid of honor, and James Vlacich was his brother's best man. Gordon McLenithan of New York city and Richard Carpenter of Easton, Mass., ushered. A reception followed in the) VFW hall of North Easton, Mass., after which the couple left on a wedding tour of New England. They will reside at 163 Alexander drive. The bride is a graduate of Oliver Ames high school, North Easton, Mass., and Chamberlayne Junior college, Boston. She is an executive secretary. Mr. Vlacich, ah alumnus of Central high school and Bentley college, Boston, is an accountant. . Pollfkn studio MRS. ROBERT DEL VENTO Jeannette Minnock Becomes a Bride Miss Jeannette Ann Minnock daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Minnock, : 3005 Reservoir ave nue, Trumbuil, became the bride of Robert Frederick DelVento son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen DelVento, 339 Stepney road, Has ton, yesterday morning at 10 o'clock in St. Teresa's church Long Hill. Escorted by her father, the bride wore a peau de soie am lace A-line gow,n fashioned with scalloped portrait neckline long lace sleeves, an Empire bodice and a detachable Watteau train with tiers of lace. Her three- tiered veil was shirred to a forward cluster of lace and pearls in a flower design and she carried a cascade of white and pink feathered carnations with, a white orchid center. Mrs. Vito. DelVento was the matron of honor, and Miss Linda Bohlin, Miss Linda Venditti, Miss Cathy Buck and Miss Diane Richard served as bridesmaids. Charles Celone was the best man, and the ushers were Vito DelVento, Tom Minnock, Lenny ""laramella, and Wayne Edwards ushered. Steve DelVento was the ring bearer. The couple left for Bermuda after a reception in Journey's inn. A graduate of Trumbuil high school, the bride is a secretary in the mortgage department of :he Connecticut National bank. ttie bridegroom is a graduate of iotre Dame high school and the University of Dayton. He is in :he engineering department of Sikorsky Aircraft. Sandra E. Stnch Becomes a Bride The marriage of Miss Sandra Elaine Strich, daughter of Mr and Mrs. John Strich, 604 Wood avenue, to Edward Joseph Sulli van, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sullivan of Wakelee avenue, An sonia, took place Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. in St. Peter church. Escorted by her father, the bride was gowned in ivory dulce satin styled with a portrait neck line, long sleeves, an Empire nodice, an A-line skirt panelec with Alencon lace appliques and a chapel length tubular train caught at the waistline with tailored bow. She wore a man tilla of ivory illusion, edged with rosepoint lace medallions am carried a cascade of white roses and ivy. Miss Barbara Strich served hei sister as maid of honor. Chery Strich was junior bridesmaid for her cousin and the other attend ants were Miss Judith McCarthy Mrs. Harry Letize and Miss Cheryl Strich. Harry .Letize was Mr. Sullivan's best man and his ushers wen Fred Reichert and Stuart Pivour David Reichert was ring bearei for his uncle. A reception followed in Knight of Columbus hall, and the coupli left for St. Thomas, V. I. The bride, a physical educa tion teacher in Westport, was graduated from Notre Dame high school and Southern Connection State college. Her husband, a teacher in Bethany, is an alum nus of Notre Dame high schoo in West Haven, Southern Connecticut State college with a BS degree and New York university with an MA degree. Gail Chamberlain Engaged to Marry Bruce Philip Haas Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert P. Chamberlain, 37 Chester road, Easton, announce the engagement of their daughter Gail Maureen to Bruce Philip Haas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Hass, 40 Cottage street, Trumbuil. The couple plan to be married on Feb. 17. A graduate of Joel Barlow ligh school in Redding, Miss Chamberlain attended the University of Bridgeport and is a secretary in the treasury division of the Remington Arms company. Mr. Haas completed four years of service with the U. S. Air r orce after his graduation from Trumbuil high school. He is with he Southern New England Tele- «phone company. MISS GAIL M, CHAMBERLAIN Brlonolo studio Brlgnoia studio MRS. ARUTHUR S. PUHN MRS. JAMES V. BETZ Dale J. Phillips, Arthur Puhn Marry Miss Dale Janis Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Phillips, 138 School street, Fairfield, became the bride of Arthur Sheldon Puhn, son of Mrs. Sydelle Puhn, of Beechhurst, L. I., and Irving Puhn, last evening ai 6:30 o'clock in the Sheraton Biltmore hotel, Providence, R. I. Rabbi William Bravde of Temple Beth-El, of Providence, officiated at the ceremony. Presented in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white quilted brocade fashioned with a princess neckline, three-quarter sleeves, an Empire bodice, an A-line skirt and a detachable chapel train. Her mantilla of Belgian lace was worn over a Spanish headdress of seed pearls, and her bouquet was a crescent a r r a n g e m e n t ol Georgiana orchids, bridal roping, stenhanotis and ivy. Mrs. Stephen Berman of New Haven, was matron of honor, and Miss Faye Toney of Baltimore, was maid of honor. Howard Puhn, of New York city, served his brother as besl man, .and ushers were Stuarl Phillips, brother of the bride, Eric Yaffe, Walter Feldman, James Reitzas, Marshall Kurlan of Fall River, Mass., Martin Bratt of Beechhurst, Jay Ziskind of Middletown, R. I., and Marshall Goldberg of Pawtucket, R.I. A reception followed in the )allroom of the hotel, after which :he couple left on a wedding trip :o Acapulco and Mexico City. They will reside in Flushin; L. I. The former Miss Phillips is a graduate of BMC Durfee high school at Fall River, and the Vesper George School of Art, Boston. Mr. Puhn, al-so a graduate of BMC Durfee high school, attended the University of Miami and Bentley college, Boston. He is ice president of Howard Metal 'roducts in Jamaica, L. I. Cousins photo MISS JEAN RAFAIL F. R. Brideau Fiance Of Miss Jean Rafail Announcement is made of the ngagement of Miss Jean Bevrly Rafail, daughter of Paul *afail, 1425 Capitol avenue and be late Mrs. Connie Rafail to ames Robert Brideau, son of Mrs. Ida Brideau, 175 Hillside avenue. The wedding is planned or next May. Both are graduates of Bassick ligh school. Miss Rafail is an iffice clerk with the Warner Brothers company. Her fiance at- ended the University of Bridge- tort and is a painter, self em- iloyed. Mrs. Libby Hartman, of Stering place, entertained at a pinochle party last Thursday. Her ;uests were Mrs. Eve Adamson, vlrs. Phyllis Gustafson, Mrs. Pauline Pataky, Mrs. Shirley Robinson, Mrs. Marianne Santo- upo, Mrs. Betty Wecms, and Mrs. Jane Zehnder. Jane was iresent with a surprise birthday :ake. Prizes -were won. by Mrs. Gustafson and Mrs. Santolupo, MRS. WALTER LAPRADE Beverly Scott Bride Of W. H. LaPrade Miss Beverly Elaine Scott, daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Scott, 36 Birch drive, Stratford, was married yesterday in St. Anthony of Padua church, 100 Colorado avenue, to Pfc. Walter H. LaPrade, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. LaPrade, 33 Bassick avenue. The Rev. Andrew L. Horvat performed the 11 a.m. ceremony. ' The bride, escorted by her father, was gowned in peau de sole trimmed with re-embroider:d Alencon lance and made with a portrait neckline, long pointed sleeves, an Empire bodice, an A-line skirt and a detachable chapel train, forming an apron etiect in front. She wore a triple- tiered veil of silk illusion, arranged from a bow and petal headdress accented with seed pearls, and carried a cascade of white carnations. Miss Kathie Goglin served as maid of honor, and Miss Jojo Goglin was bridesmaid. Marsha and Cindy Scott, sisters of the ride, were flower girls. Robert ?app was best man, and James Maughan ushered. After a reception in Journey's inn, the couple left on a wedding :rip to Massachusetts. A graduate of Stratford high school, the former Miss Scott is an office clerk with the Bergen Drug company. Pfc. LaPrade, an alumnus of Bassick high, is serving with the Army. Linda Mary Denes, James Betz Wed The marriage of Miss Linda Mary Denes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Denes of George street to James V; Betz, son of Mr. and Mrs 1 . George J. Betz, ot Colorado avenue, was solemnized yesterday morning in St. Augustine's cathedral. The Rev. John M, Conlisk officiated at the ceremony. Presented in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white velved fashioned' with a scoop neckline, three-quarter fur-trimmed sleeves, a high rise waistline, an A-line shirt, and a detachable train falling' from two bows at the waistline. Her headdress was a waistleng'th" tulle mantilla edged in Swiss embroidery, and her bouquet was a cascade of glamelias. ' Miss Karen Denes was her sister's maid of honor, arid serving the bride also were . Joyce Jissona, Joan LaSalata and Coleen O'Leary. George Betz, brother of the bridegroom, was best man, and ushers included Anthony Bavi- ' das, George Radovan and Alexander Shundi of New Haven. A reception followed in United hall, Clinton and Maplewood avenues, after which the couple left for a honeymoon in New York. ' ' ' ' The bride, a graduate of'Cen- tral high school, attended Sacred Heart university 'and Norwalk Community college. She'is presently a secretary at Hart- :ord Dispatch. Mr. Betz is an English major at Sacred Heart university. Mrs. Eileeen Gunbus, of Greenfield avenue, Mrs. Agnes Mullen, Agnes Patrick, were the quests of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Mullen of Milford, Thanksgiving Day. ~ girls... .. women TRAIN AS ... Telephone -Switchboard Operator Age, Education No Bar'ritr Day er EvtnlHK Clatw* Free Placement . 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