ADDISON — A pretty wedding was solemnized Wednesday evening, November 28, at 7 o’clock, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wilson, when their eldest daughter. Miss Marcia Wilson became the bride of Seaman John B. Bostwick, son of Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Bostwick of Andover, former residents of Corning. The Rev. Clarence F. Bower, pastor of Addison Baptist Church, performed the double ring ceremony. Attendants were Miss Lois M. Wilson of Addison, sister of the bride and William Stanton of Corning.
The bride chose a powder blue wool afternoon dress with which she wore black accessories and a corsage of white rosebuds.
The bridesmaid wore a yellow wool dress, black accessories and a corsage of pink rosebuds.
A reception followed the ceremony which was attended by the bridal party and the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Bostwick, and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bostwick of Andover; the Rev. and Mrs. Clarence F. Bower, Mrs. Lucius Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wilson and daughter, Marian. Refreshments were served from a table centered with a pyramid wedding cake and encircled with white lighted tapers in crystal holders. The Wilson home was attractively decorated with bouquets of yellow and white pompons.
Seaman and Mrs. Bostwick left later for Rochester after which they will reside at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wilson.
The bride is one of Addison’s most popular young women. A former resident of Corning, she was educated at Corning Northside High School, and Addison High School where she was graduated in 1943. She has since been employed in the Engineering Department at the Ingersoll-Rand Plant in Painted Post.
The groom has many friends and acquaintances in Corning and Addison. He is a graduate of the Corning Northside High School and has been serving in the Seabees of the U. S. Navy for the past few years and has just returned from several months service on Guam Island. At the conclusion of his present leave, he expects to receive his discharge from the Seabees. .
Source: Corning Leader, November 30, 1945.