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Miss Angela Blessel Becomes Bride of Corp. Joseph Geiser at St. Marys Church

   Rev Father Richard officiated at a wedding ceremony in St. Marys church last evening in which Miss Angela Blessel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.. Albert Blessel became the bride of Corporal Joseph Geiser, son of Mr. and Mrs.. Frank Geiser of Eshbach Road.
   Mr. Geiser graduated from the Public High school in the year of 1941, and is now a member of the Parachute Infantry at Camp Mackall, NC.
   They were attended by Miss Celesta and Benedict Blessel, sister and brother of the bride.
   The bride looked lovely in a soldier blue dress with matching accessories.  She wore a shoulder corsage of red roses and carried a crystal beaded rosary.
  Her bridesmaid wore a beige dress with brown accessories and a corsage of pink roses.  She also carried  a crystal beaded rosary.
   The newlyweds left last night on a honeymoon trip to Washington, DC.  Upon their return the groom will leave for Camp where he is stationed, and the bride will reside with her parents.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Veteran burial record and grave marker for Joseph f. Geiser in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Saint Marys (Elk county), Pennsylvania.

Joseph registered for the draft ca. 1941and was inducted on 5 January 1943.  He was discharged on 8 December 1945.

On 16 January 1950, Joseph submitted this application for the Pennsylvania WWII Veterans Bonus. He was credited with 12 months of domestic duty and 24 months of foreign service earning him an award of a $580 bonus.

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