Sum­mer Wed­ding

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With this she wore a match­ing shawl trimmed with wide lace. She wore a white or­chid cor­sage with ac­ces­sories. Her jew­ellery be­ing match­ing gold neck­lace and ear rings, gifts of the bride, with a match­ing gold bracelet. Mrs. LaBrie made her own gown. Mrs. Goudreau, mother of the groom, was in pink floor-length gown of polyester, with long bell shaped sleeves. Her ac­ces­sories were white with or­chid cor­sage. As the guests left the church, each took a flower at­tached to pews, to be as a sou­venir of the wed­ding. Fol­low­ing the cer­e­mony, the re­cep­tion was held at Le­baron Ho­tel in Sher­brooke where over 200 guests were served a de­li­cious din­ner. Danc­ing was en­joyed to the mu­sic of Les Carous­sile de Sher­brooke. In place of the tra­di­tional wed­ding cake, a large ar­range­ment of dry flow­ers in a milk glass holder cen­tered the ta­ble. The bride chose pant suit in maize pompedo crepe, with Palazzo pants; the tops hav­ing short sleeves, front bot­tom clos­ing, fit­ted bodice was flared at the hips. The waist band formed a bow at the back. She wore a navy blue ac­ces­sories, with a cor­sage of yel­low and or­ange roses. The suit was made by her mother. The cou­ple were driven to and from the Church and re­cep­tion by Mr. Roland Lafaille of Sher­brooke, a friend of the cou­ple. Fol­low­ing a hon­ey­moon spent in the Lau­ren­tian Moun­tains and at Old Or­chard Beach, me., the happy cou­ple took up res­i­dence of Gi­rard Street in Stanstead. The bou­quets of the bride and ma­tron of honor, were placed on the grave of their brother, Michael LaBrie, by their mother. Guests at­tended from Paris, France, Florida, Con­necti­cut, Ken­tucky, Sch­enec­tady, N.Y., San Juan, Puerto Rico; Stowe, New­port, Mil­ton, Vt.; Mart­inville, Len­noxville, Mon­treal, Sher­brooke, Coat­i­cook, East An­gus, Water­ville, Redemp­teur; Barn­ston, Stanstead, North Hat­ley and lo­cal area. Sev­eral guests were un­able to at­tend due to flood­ing in and around Barre, Vt. Fol­low­ing the re­hearsal on June 29th. the bridal party and im­me­di­ate mem­bers of the fam­i­lies gath­ered at the home of the bride’s par­ents, where gifts were ex­changed by the groom. The ma­tron of honor re­ceived a gold bracelet and the flower girl, a wrist watch from the bride. The groom’s at­ten­dants re­ceived ap­pro­pri­ate gifts.

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