We are grateful to Maria Stefanovich for allowing us to use her wedding pictures so that we can see what St. Lucy's Church looked like in 1953. Maria Dolores Bucciarelli and Bernard Stefanovich were married in St. Lucy's Church on July 25, 1953 by Msgr. Salvatore Florey. The Maid of Honor was Frances Bucciarelli and the Best Man was Albert Stefanovich.
We are grateful to Dolores Trovato for sharing her wedding pictures with us.The pictures give us a glimpse of St. Lucy’s Church prior to the 1955 mine cave. Anthony Trovato and Dolores Yanno were married on Nov 25, 1954.The witnesses were Carmelo Trovato and Marie D’Angola.The Nuptial Mass was celebrated by Msgr. Salvatore J. Florey, pastor.
We are grateful to Henry and Pauline Sallusti for sharing their wedding picture with us. The picture is of Msgr. Salvatore Florey, Henry Sallusti and Pauline Ciliberti who were married on September 10, 1955. Frank Sallusti and Ann Manno were witnesses.
On April 16, 1955 Jerome Skoritowski and Mary Ann Lucchi were married at St. Lucy’s Church. The Best Man was Robert Lucchi and the Maid of Honor was Dorothy Skoritowski. The priest was Fr. Michael A. Penn. It is a beautiful glimpse of our church in 1955. The old pulpit is very sharp in the picture and you can see how beautiful it was. We thank Mary Ann for allowing us to use her picture.
Robert William Elm and Domenica Mary Scamacca were married on May 2, 1959 at St. Lucy’s Church by the Rev. Charles J. Zazzera; later to be Monsignor Zazzera. The Bride’s Maid was Miss Constance Bauman and the Best Man was Mr. Bernard Janosko. This is how the interior of the church looked after the mines caved in under the bell tower in 1956. See the history of the church for a picture of the church with bell tower.
On November 25, 1959, Jospeh Krolak and Carmella Caramanno were married at St. Lucy's Church. Jospeh is the son of Stanley and Veronica Grecheski-Krolack. Carmella is the daughter of Pasqule and Concetta Mastracchi- Caramanno. The witnesses were Francis Krolak and Antoinette Amadeo. Msgr. Salvatore Florey performed the wedding.