Thompson Walker Beecher
Anna Pearl Kiehl
Louis Frank Schnee
Eugenia M. Blum
Kenneth Thompson Beecher
Katherine Louise Schnee
Virginia Lauretta Beecher


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1. Harold Raymond Garlick Jr.

Virginia Lauretta Beecher 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 4 Dec 1950, Connellsville, Fayette, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Harold Raymond Garlick Jr. on 9 Jun 1973 in Connellsville, Fayette, PA 1

   FamilySearch ID: L2ZM-8XY.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Daily Courier: Five Babies Born at Hospital Here, 5 Dec 1950, Connellsville, Fayette, PA. 2 Five babies, four boys and a girl, were born in Connelsville State Hospital. They are... Daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth T. Beecher, 117 Oak street, 10:23 P. M., Monday.

2. Residence: Slipper Rock State College on 26 Sep 1970 in Slippery Rock, Butler, PA, USA. 4

3. Newspaper: Daily Courier: Bride and Bridegroom Live In Connellsville, 28 Jun 1973, Connellsville, Fayette, PA. 1 Virginia L.Beecher and Harold R. Garlick Jr., who were united in marriage on June 9, are now residing on 305 East Crawford Ave. The bride is the daughter of Kenneth T. Beecher of 1117 Oak St. and the late Mrs. Beecher. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold R. Garlick of 1802 First St., South Connellsville.
The marriage was solemnized at 4 p.m. in Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, East Fairview Ave., by the Rev. H. Wahl Pfeifer, pastor.
Vows were exchanged before the altar which was decorated with palms, ferns and white carnations. White bows marked the pews.
A cousin of the bride, Mr. Jamie Graham of Pittsburgh, was the guest organist. The vocalist, Victor Shartzer, sang "Color My World," "Speak Softly, Love" and "The Lord's Prayer."
Miss Jean Anne Beecher of Johnstown was her sister's maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Penny Lynn Garlick, sister of the bridegroom; Miss Patricia Stoner, a college roommate of the bride, and Mrs. John A Lewellen of Alexandria, Va.
Serving as the best man was John A. Lewellen of Alexandria. Ushers were Alan Percy, Gary Laber, a college roommate of the bridegroom, and Mike Basinger.
After the ceremony a reception for one-hundred seventy-five guests was held at Villa Nepa's, Limestone Hill, hosted by the bride's father. A buffet dinner was served. Music was provided by Lou and the Variety Five.
The newlyweds spent a brief honeymoon in Pittsburgh.
Both were graduated from Connellsville Area High School with Class of 1968. The bride was also graduated from Slippery Rock State College in 1972, where she majored in health and physical education. She is now a clinical instructor at the Diagnostic Reading Clinic, Connellsville Area School District.
The bridgegroom was graduated form Indiana University of Pennsylvania with Class of 1973, where he received a B.S. degree in education. He is now employed by Ray Garlick Construction. Mr. Garlick is also a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Parents of the bridegroom hosted the rehearsal dinner on the eve of the wedding at their home. A shower was given by the bridal attendants at the home of the bride's father.

4. Residence: on 13 Dec 2022 in Connellsville, Fayette, PA. 5

Virginia married Harold Raymond Garlick Jr., son of Harold Raymond Garlick Sr. and Gertrude Mable Camlin, on 9 Jun 1973 in Connellsville, Fayette, PA.1 (Harold Raymond Garlick Jr. was born on 18 Dec 1950 in Connellsville, Fayette, PA 6.)


1 Daily Courier, Connelsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 28 Jun 1973, page 11. Marriage of Virginia L. Beecher and Harold R. Garlick Jr.

2 Daily Courier, Connelsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 5 Dec 1950, page 2.

3 Daily Courier, Connelsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 23 Aug 1971, page 5. Wedding of Kaye Louise Beecher and Patrick Quentin Spiese.

4 Daily Courier, Connelsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 28 Sep 1970, page 19. Obituary of Mrs. Kenneth Beecher.

5 LNP Always Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Obituary of Kaye Louise Spiese.

6, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 2, Harold Garlick, Connellsville, PA.

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