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Alberta Joan Ann George, Edward Atherton Thew Have Sagamore Wedding

Alberta Joan Ann George, Edward Atherton Thew Have Sagamore Wedding

Class of 1957

Falmouth Enterprise, Tuesday, November 26, 1957, Page 7

Sagamore Wedding For Alberta Joan Ann George, Edward Atherton Thew

A double ring wedding at Swift Memorial Church, Sagamore united Miss Alberta Joan Ann George and Edward Atherton Thew on Saturday, November 16.

Rev. William E. Littlewood of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Buzzards Bay performed the ceremony.

Miss George is the daughter of Mrs. Jeannette George of Sagamore. Her husband is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Thew of Cotuit Road in Marstons Mills.

Mrs. Thew was given in marriage by her brother, John E. George and wore a gown of imported French Chantilly lace cascaded over a flurry of nylon tulle ruffles, with a scalloped Queen Anne collar, veil, and pointed sleeves. She carried a bouquet of ferns and white chrysanthemums, and wore her grandmother's gold locket as a family heirloom.

Maid of honor was a sister of the bride, Charlotte George of Sagamore, who wore a light blue ballerina dress and matching jacket of net. Her flowers were mixed chrysanthemums.

Best man for Mr. Thew was George Thew of Marstons Mills.

Bridesmaids were Miss Claire Pippin and Miss Jane Drew of Sagamore, and Mrs. Donald A. Atkinson of Falmouth Heights, classmates of the bride.

Ushers were William Aalto of Marstons Mills, Walter Lundquist of Cotuit, and Donald Fougere of Sagamore.

A reception, attended by about 150 guests, was held at the Marconi Club.

Decorations included mixed Chrysanthemums with blue and white trimmings.

Wedding gifts were on display.

Worn by the bride's mother was a blue velvet dress, white Jacket, and matching shoes. She carried red roses.

Mother of the bridegroom wore a navy blue dress with white accessories and carried white roses.

Mrs. Thew is a graduate of Bourne High School and was employed at Doucette's Snack Bar.

Mr. Thew was born In Hyannis and was graduated from Barnstable High School. He is assoclated with Howard G. Pulslfer. He attained the rank of sergeant during four years of National Guard service.

For her traveling costume, the bride wore a blue suit, red accessories and the corsage from the prayer book carried during the ceremony. The couple will reside In Marstons Mills.

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