Leona Nine Bride Of James Keating in Church Ceremony
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Nine, Watercliffe street, Lonaconing, announce the marriage of their daughter, Leona Bell Nine, to James Francis Keating, son of Thomas Keating, yesterday, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, at 8:30 a.m. The Rev. Edmund J. Fontaine performed the single ring ceremony. The attendants were Miss Reta M. Keating, and Alex J. Woods. John and James Woods served as altar boys.
The bride wore a bridal gown of white satin with mousselineâ€“deâ€“sois overâ€“skirt, sweetheart neckline, long sleeves, fitted bodice and a fullâ€“length veil crowned with a coronet of seed pearls. She carried a white prayer book, a gift of the brideâ€“groom with a white orchid marker and a bridal nosegay.
The maidâ€“ofâ€“honor was gowned in blue with matching shoulder length veil. She carried a spray of varicolored flowers. The church was decorated with white gladiolas. The wedding march was played by the church organist and the choir sang the Nuptial Mass.
A reception was given by the bride’s parents following the ceremony. The table centerpiece was a 3â€“tiered cake topped with miniature bride and bridegroom.
The couple will be at home at the Yoder Apartments, Cresaptown, after a wedding trip to Elkins, W. Va. Both Mr. and Mrs. Keating are employed by the Celanese Corporation of America.
Source: Leona Nine Bride Of James Keating in Church Ceremony, Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 26 November 1943, p. 12.