Left picture: Mom and Dad at their wedding Sunday, November 16. Right picture: Daddy and mommy walking down the boardwalk during their honeymoon. Since Thanksgiving was the week following the wedding, my parents decided to have their honeymoon the following week… and were on their honeymoon in Atlantic City on December 7, 1941.
By the way, my parents got secretly married on October 16, 1938 in Yorktown Heights. They had been denied permission to get married – and eloped. My maternal grandparents never knew my folks had eloped. According to the Catholic Church and my maternal grandparents, my parents got married November 16, 1941 at St. Angela Mericis
Center photo: Daddy and his dear friend, Freddie Werner – age 13 — when my parent’s love affair started.