Holyoke Snippets — April 23, 1924

by Laurel | April 23rd, 2013

23 April 1924

Mt. Tom French Dry Cleaning Works

Mt. Tom French Dry Cleaning Works

Miss Flanagan Weds Holyoke Man — Miss Margaret E. Flanagan of 22 Artisan Street and Walter F. Zenner of 25 Carlton Street, Holyoke, were married yesterday at the Nativity Church. Rev. L. A. Simard officiated. The bride was attended by Miss Beatrice Ducharme and the best man was Edward Gallagher, a brother of the bride.

The bride wore a gown of tan brocaded roshanara crepe and a hat in harmony, with a fox neckpiece, and carried a bridal bouquet of pink Mme Butterfly roses. The bridesmaid wore a gown of tan flat crepe with a hat of the same shade and a neckpiece of stone marten. She carried yellow roses. The gift of the bride to the bridemaid was a pearl rosary and the best man received golf cuff links from the groom. Mr. and Mrs. Zenner are spending their honeymoon in New York city.

The bride is a graduate of Chicopee High School. Mr. Zenner is a graduate of the 1916 class of Holyoke High School and works for the  draftsman by the Coburn Trolley Company.

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.


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