Grimsby Newspapers
Whiteside, Dorothy Eleanor and Martin, Leonard Blake, (Married on Feb 6, 1943)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 18 Feb 1943, p. 4

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Rev. David Paton officiated in Chalmers United Church, Guelph, on Saturday evening, February 6, when Dorothy Eleanor Whiteside, College Grounds, and Leonard Blake Martin, Peterboro, took their marriage vows. The bride is the daughter of A.E. Whiteside and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Martin. Ferns and spring flowers formed the church decorations. Mr. John Hockin was at the organ. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor-length gown of blush satin with full-flowing skirt. Her only ornament was a crystal necklace that had belonged to her mother. A long veil of net just caught to her hair fell in folds beyond the short train and she carried a cascade of orchids and white roses. The attendants were Miss Helen Buchanan as maid of honor and Miss Joan Whiteside, niece of the bride, as junior bridesmaid. They were gowned alike in floor-length dresses of heaven blue crepe, dirndl style, with matching Queen Anne headdresses and nosegay of violets. Leading Aircraftman Jack Ferguson, No. 4 Wireless School, was best man, and ushers were Herbert Ranson, O.A.C.; James Cannor, O.A.C.; Gordon Whiteside, Ottawa; and Harold Whiteside, Guelph. At the home of the bride's father, Mrs. Harold Whiteside received in an orchid sheer dinner dress with headdress of purple violets and corsage of coral roses. The mother of the groom, assisting, chose an aquamarine dinner dress with matching turban and yellow roses. After a short wedding trip the newly-weds will reside in Peterboro. For going away the bride changed to a sunniblue wool jersey dress with gros grain ribbon hat and corsage of orchids. The bride is a sister to Harold Whiteside of the Graham-Whiteside Nurseries. Grimsby. Grimsby attendants at the wedding were Mrs. Eva Graham,, Master Graham Whiteside and Miss Helen Cloughley.

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Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication:
18 Feb 1943
Date Of Event:
Feb 6, 1943
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Whiteside, Dorothy Eleanor and Martin, Leonard Blake, (Married on Feb 6, 1943)