Brand, Clarence Ward and Cleary, Marguerita Frances, (Married on 19 Jul 1947)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 24 Jul 1947, p. 7

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A very pretty wedding took place Saturday, July 19th, at 3 o'clock, in Spencerville United Church, when Marguerita Frances, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. Cleary, became the bride of Clarence Ward Brand, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley G. Brand, of Grimsby. Rev. L.M. Somerville officiated at the ceremony. Mrs. J.H. Bennett was at the organ and Mr. Dean Hunter sang "The Lord's Prayer" and "I'll Walk Beside You".

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor length gown of velva-ray satin with fitted bodice, sweetheart neckline and long sleeves tapering to points over her wrists. Her finger-tip veil was held in place by a tiara of seed pearls, designed by her brother, Milburn Cleary, and she carried a shower bouquet of Joanna Hill roses. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Eleanor Cleary, gowned in yellow nylon sheer over taffeta and carried a nosegay of sweet peas and snapdragons. Miss Judith Rutherford, of Toronto, cousin of the bride, was flower girl and wore mauve nylon sheer and carried a nosegay of pansies. Mr. Walter Gibson, of Grimsby, was groomsman, and the ushers were Messrs. Elgin and Willis Cleary, brothers of the bride.

A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents for 50 guests. The bride's mother received in a gown of figured mauve sheer and corsage of Johann Hill roses, assisted by the groom's mother wearing blue crepe romaine, with white accessories and corsage of Talisman roses.

On leaving for a motor trip, the bride wore a blue frock with black accessories. they will reside at North Grimsby.

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Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication:
24 Jul 1947
Date Of Event:
19 Jul 1947
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Brand, Clarence Ward and Cleary, Marguerita Frances, (Married on 19 Jul 1947)