Mrs. and Mrs. Lewis Pettit, Jr.

The marriage of Miss Patricia Melvin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Melvin, of 220 Clinton Street, Hempstead, to Lewis Pettit, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Pettit, of 23 Pierson Avenue, Hempstead, took place Saturday, Sept. 27, at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Garden City. The Rev. Joseph Kennedy officiated. A reception followed at the Hempstead Elks clubhouse.

The bride wore a gown of white Chantilly lace over satin with a fingertip-length tulle veil secured to a matching headdress with clusters of roses on each side. Her bouquet was of white roses.

Miss Jean Anne Pettit, sister of the bridegroom, was maid of honor. She wore a gown of melon nylon net over taffeta with a matching  headdress and  carried

 a bouquet of talisman roses.

Charles Melvin, brother of the bride, was best man. The ushers were Bernard Melvin, another brother, Frank Gorman of Masesapequa Park, and Alfred Popielarski of Hempstead.

Mrs. Pettit is a graduate of St. Joseph’s School, Garden City, St. Agnes’ Academy, Rockville Centre, and Adelphi College; and also attended Marymount College, She is a member of Kappa Kap­pa Gamma sorority, and is now teaching at Stratford School, Garden City. Mr. Pettit is a graduate of Hempstead High School, Hofstra College, and Farmingdale Technical Institute. He is an Air Force veteran, and is employed as chemist at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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