Archive for the 'Marriages' Category

Miss Sykes Marries H. A. Dunham Today

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 14 February 1922.]

The marriage of Miss Mildred Leone Sykes, daughter of Mrs. Eleanor J. Sykes of Ashfield and Herbert A. Dunham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dunham of Pomona street, will take place at high noon today at the home of Rev. Dr. Neil McPherson, pastor of First Church. Mr. and Mrs. George Dunham will attend the couple. The double ring service will be used. The couple will spend their honeymoon at New York and Washington and make their future home on Myrtle Street.


Pittsfield Wedding Takes Place Under Bower of Evergreen.

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 12 February 1922.]

Pittsfield, February 11.—Miss May Evangeline Otis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Otis of 112 Plunkett street, was married to James Barrett Mears of 35 Dartmouth street at her home this afternoon at 1:30 by Rev. Walter Scott Bezanson of the Advent Christian church. There ceremony took place under a bower of evergreens. Miss Gladys Anthony of Dalton played the wedding march. There were no attendants. The bridge wore flesh-colored crepe de chine with a single head ornament. She carried white roses. Mrs. and Mres Mears are to live at New Haven. She has been employed at the General Electric Office and Mr. Mears is a railway mail clerk on the New York& New Haven railroad. He is a son of Mrs. Henry Philip Richert of this city and of the late Dr. Frank Leroy Mears of Lee.


North Adams News

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 07 February 1922.]

Miss Mary O’Donnell Dies

Miss Mary O’Donnell, an old resident of Pittsfield, died last night at the home of her sister, Mrs. John Smith of Bracewell Avenue. She was born in Cheshire and until a short time ago libed there and in Pittsfield. The body will be taken to Pittsfield tomorrow after a funeral mass in St. Francis church at 9. Miss O’Donnell leaves two sisters, Mrs. Smith and Mrs. P.H. Curley of Pittsfield.

Miss Lucy LaFountaine Died

Miss Lucy LaFOuntaine, a well-known young resident of Clarksburg, died last night in that town at the home of her father, Felion LaFountaine, after a lingering illness. She was born in Clarksburg and spent practically her entire life in this section. She leaves her parents, two sisters and four brothers. The funeral will be held at 9 Wednesday morning at Notre Dame church.

Fortini-Moraglia Wedding

Miss Josephine Fortini of 21 Owens lane and John Moraglia of Pittsfield were married at the church of St. Anthony of Padua this morning by Rev. William E. Lattanzi. They were attended by Miss Theresa Musk and Joseph Fortini, the latter being a brother of the bride. After the ceremony a reception was held at the bride’s home. The couple left later for a wedding trip to New York city.