MacFarlane, Daphne Alice and Etherington, Howard, (Married on 5 Feb 1944)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 10 Feb 1944, p. 4

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Spring flowers decorated St. Mark's Anglican Church, Toronto, for the wedding last Saturday afternoon, when Daphne Alice, daughter of Warrant Officer and Mrs. George MacFarlane, Toronto, became the bride of Pilot Officer Howard Etherington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Etherington, Grimsby, Ont. Rev. E.J. Tucker officiated. Mr. Boucher was at the organ, while Mrs. D. Booth sang "Through the years". Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a blush ivory satin gown, her lace Dutch cap holding in place a fingertip-length veil of blush ivory tulle. She carried a cascade of freesia, purple sweet peas and tea roses. The maid of honour, Miss Irene Hughes, wore a powder blue faille gown and carried a cascade of pink sweet peas, freesia and red roses. Her headdress was of powder blue ostrich feathers and shoulder-length veil. The bridesmaids, Misses Julia and Doris MacFarlane, sisters of the bride, wore gowns of pink faille with flowered cap headdresses. Each carried a bouquet of sweet peas and roses. Pilot Officer M.D. Holliday attended the groom as best man, and the ushers were Flight-Lieut. R.T. Blatchford and Pilot Officer Colin McLaurin, crew-mates of the groom. The reception, following the ceremony, was held at Haddon Hall, Bloor Street West, Toronto. Mrs. MacFarlane, mother of the bride, wearing a two-piece dress of ice-blue crepe with navy blue accessories and corsage bouquet of red roses, received, assisted by the groom's mother. Mrs. Etherington was dressed in a two-piece dress of beige crepe with black accessories and corsage bouquet of tea roses. For going away, the bride wore a powder blue crepe dress and muskrat coat with brown accessories and corsage bouquet of pink carnations.

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Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication:
10 Feb 1944
Date Of Event:
5 Feb 1944
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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MacFarlane, Daphne Alice and Etherington, Howard, (Married on 5 Feb 1944)