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TOM THUMB WEDDING
Presented by the Sunday School of St. John's Evangelical & Reformed Church
Sharpsburg, Penna. -- Friday, June 12, 1942 -- 8 P.M.


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Known Identifications:
Back Row -13- L to R:  #1: Robert McQuaid (General MacArthur); #2-3: two unknown girls; #4: Janet Robinson (Mother of the Bride);
#5: Lois Fischer (Bridesmaid); #6: Virginia Hickler (Bridesmaid); #7-8: two unknown girls with hats; #9: Donald “Don” Robinson (Rev. R. W. Yohe);
#10-11: two unknown boys; #12: Joseph “Jay” Robinson (Minister); #13: unknown girl.

Middle Row –12- L to R: #1: unknown boy; #2: Joan Fischer (Junior Bridesmaid); #3: unknown girl; #4: Roger McQuaid (Brigadier General James Dolittle);
#5: George Malesic (Groom); #6: Loraine Hoffman (Bride); #7: unknown boy; #8: Delano “Del” Robinson (Best Man); #9-11: three unknown boys;
#12: Kenneth “Ken” Robinson (President Roosevelt).

Front Row (eight small children): #1: Anita Robinson (Mrs. R. W. Yohe; to left of groom); #2-3: two unknown girls w/baskets
(#3 may be Jacqueline “Jackie” Frank); #4: Carolyn McQuaid (Mrs. Van Pelt); #5: Marilyn Griffiths (Flower Girl, w/basket);
#6: Helen Hickler (Flower Girl, w/basket); #7: Tommy Renfrow (Mr. Van Pelt).



THE CAST

Bride.........................................................Loraine Hoffman
Groom.........................................................George Malesic
Maid of Honor...............................................Shirley Wilson
  Best Man.....................................................Delano Robinson

Bridesmaids & Junior Bridesmaids
Lois Fischer....................................Helen Svach...........................Virginia Hickler
    Joan Fischer...........................................Barbara Schwartz

Flower Girls                Ushers
    Jacqueline Frank         Alfred Hartman
    Nancy Grubbs            Carl Grau, Jr.
    Marilyn Griffiths          Walter Hahn, Jr.
    Helen Hickler

The Guests
Mother of the Bride  .....................................................................      Janet Robinson
Father of the Bride  ....................................................................      Donald Habegger
 Pres. & Mrs. Roosevelt  ..........................   Kenneth Robinson & Mary Jane Hoffman
General MacArthur  .....................................................................     Robert McQuaid
Brig. Gen. James Dolittle  ..............................................................     Roger McQuaid
Rev. & Mrs. R. W. Yohe  .....................................   Donald Robinson, Anita Robinson
 Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Fugh  ............................    Guilford Wilson & Ravella Blackstone
  Mrs. William Grimpe  ..........................................................................     Patricia Ging
Mr. & Mrs. Van Pelt  .....................................    Thomas Renfrow & Carolyn McQuaid
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Announcer.......................................Walter Hahn, Jr.
Pianist.................................................Richard Osiier
Soloist.....................................................Wilma Roth
Minister................................................Jay Robinson
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Accordian Solo...............................................Miss Shirley Anis
Tap Dance......................................................Miss Helen Laeng
Solo................................................................Miss Jean Wikert
Musical Selection........................Misses Rita Lutz & Rita McCoy
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    We express our grateful appreciation to Blaha Florist and Holtzheimer & Bock for the use of the floral decorations and chairs, to those who brought flowers, the entertainers and anyone who gave their assistance in the presentation of this entertainment.


Reproduced & Contributed by Carolyn "Cari" (McQuaid) Thomas, western37@co-nospam-x.net, January 27, 2006

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