Pauline Helen Farrar and Joseph Harold Ledger Marriage Announcement

The marriage announcement of Pauline Helen Farrar and Joseph Harold Ledger, who married 30 July 1954:

Miss Pauline Helen Farrar, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Farr of Amity, and Joseph Harold Ledger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Ledger were married Friday morning at eight at St. Mary's church with Rev. Michael Tierney officiating at the double ring service. William Rutledge, church organist, played the traditional wedding march and accompanied the soloist, Malcolm Hamilton.

Bouquets of white gladioli decorated the altar for the service.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a pink summer suit with white acessories and carried a prayer book on which was an orchid and from which fell white ribbon streamers.

The groom's cousin, Miss Madolyn Hagegrty [sic], was the bride's attendant and wore a navy blue suit with white accessories and a corsage of yellow roses. Donald Roberts, cousin of the groom, was his attendant. Earl Callahan and Philip Jenkins served as ushers.

Mrs. Farrar, mother of the bride, and Mrs. Ledger, mother of the groom, both wore navy dresses which they complemented with white accessories and a corsage of summer flowers.

After the wedding a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents with bouquets of summer flowers in pastel shades used in decorating.

Miss Madolyn Hagegrty [sic] circulated the guest book and, after the traditional first slice of the wedding cake was cut by the bride and groom, it was served by the bride's aunt, Myrtle Webb, who also made the cake. The gift table was in charge of Helen Dwyer and Edith Drinkwater. Others who served were Marie Cyr, Judy Knapp, Jean Callahan, Patsy Libby, Daphne Frantz and Madolyn Haggerty.

Audrey Dwyer was in charge of the punch bowl.

The bride attended schools in Amity, was graduated from Ricker in 1948 and has been employed at Woolworths.

The groom attended Houlton schools and is employed by L. A. Farrar in Amity.

The newly married couple left on a wedding trip to an unannounced destination and for traveling the bride chose a pink suit with white accessories and an orchid corsage. They will be at home on Green street on their return August 10.

Out of town guests at the wedding were John Weeks and Leo Weeks of Hartford, Conn., Mrs. Daphne Frantz and son, Stephen, Dalton, O.; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Drinkwater and sons, Bobby and Donald, Longmeadow, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Ellington Thompson, Massachusetts and many other friends from Houlton and nearby communities.

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