Sherman, Peggy and Rooker, William, (Married on 4 May 1943)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 15 Jul 1943, p. 4

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Four bridesmaids were in attendance on Tuesday, May 4th at Preston Old Church for the wedding of Miss Peggy Sherman, daughter of Mr. Arthur Sherman, Yardlet Street, Brighton, Eng., to Corp. William Rooker, R.C.A., M.C., eldest son of Edward and Mrs. Rooker, Ontario Street, Grimsby, Ontario. The bride is well known in Brighton. A former teacher of dancing, she is now a telephonist in the N.F.S., while the bridegroom before proceeding overseas in 1939 was a member of the Grimsby Peach Buds Junior "C" O.H.A. Championship hockey team, and for the past two winters has been a member of the Championship hockey team of the armed services in the British Isles. Rev. R.M. Raper officiated at the service, which was choral. The bride was given away by her father. She wore a white figured satin gown and full net veil with a head-dress of orange blossom. She carried a shower bouquet of pink carnations. Her only ornament was a gold cross, a gift from her brother. The four bridesmaids were dressed in taffeta, two in blue and two in rose pink, the youngest, little Antoinette Dyer, acting as train-bearer. The others were Miss Rita Leach (friend) and Misses Valerie Ashdown and Eileen Bartlett (cousins). The duties of best man were carried out by Mr. Richard Sherman, uncle of the bride.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication:
15 Jul 1943
Date Of Event:
4 May 1943
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Sherman, Peggy and Rooker, William, (Married on 4 May 1943)