The following article was found in the Jan. 7, 1943, Lowell Tribune on page 2, column 6:
Miss Violet McMann left on Wednesday of last week for New York in company with Mrs. R. Porch, to visit Cecil Porch, who is stationed there with the U.S. forces. They will be away ten days..
The following February 11, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2 column 2:
Home for 12 Days
Cecil Porch, S 2/c, of the maritime service (merchant marine) has been home on a 12-day furlough from the maritime center at New York City. He spent last Friday here at the home of the John McManns, the guest of Miss Violet McMann.
The following November 9, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1 column 1:
VIOLET MCMANN AND ENSIGN CECIL PORCH MARRIED
A quiet wedding occurred at the Robert Bolt home on Saturday, November 4, at 2:30 p.m., when Violet McMann became the bride of Ensign Cecil Porch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Porch of Valparaiso.
The double ring ceremony was read by Rev. E.L. Worley and vows were exchanged in the presence of the immediate families.
The bride wore a baby blue street length dress with a corsage of sweet peas. She had as her matron of honor, her sister, Mrs. Cecil Riley, who wore a rose street lenth dress and a corsage of yellow "mums."
The groom was attended by Cecil Riley.
Following the wedding, a light luncheon of ice cream and cake was served.
Ensign Porch and his bride left for a short honeymoon in Chicago, after which they go to New York to live while Ensign Porch attends school after having seen service overseas for some time.
Those present for the ceremonies were: Mr. and Mrs. Mark Porch and son, Dennis, of Valparaiso, Mr. and Mrs. John McMann of Lowell, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gaarz and son, Jackie Gerner of Schneider, Mrs. Jerry Rejohn and daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bolt and children of Lowell.
The following February 22, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 4, column 1:
With Husband in New York
While her husband is attending school in New York, Mrs. Cecil Porch, the former Violet McMann, is spending the time with him in that city.