Duvall, Herbert Earl and Roberts, Eira Joan, (Married on 10 July 1948)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 5 Aug 1948, p. 6

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The marriage of Eira Joan Roberts and Herbert Earl Duvall was solemnized on Saturday afternoon, July 19, by Rev. E.A. Eustace of Orono at the home of Mrs. C.A. Kinner, King St. West, Oshawa.

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Toaze of Oshawa, and the bridegroom is son of Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Duvall of Leskard.

Mr. Leon Nash played the wedding music and Miss Kay Elston sang the Lord's Prayer and Because. The floral arrangement included delphiniums in blue and wine tones and pastel gladioli.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a street length dress of ice blue eyelet embroidery with scalloped cap sleeves and neckline. It was styled with a full scalloped peplum and tiny bustle. Her jewellry was a single strand of pearls, the bridegroom's gift. She wore a poke bonnet and long gloves to match her dress and a corsage of pink cornflowers.

Mrs. Bernard Kennedy, the bride's sister, was the matron of honour. She was gowned in pale yellow eyelet embroidery with hat and gloves to match, in the same style as the bride's. She wore a corsage of vari-coloured cornflowers.

Mr. Gerald Duvall, the bridegroom's brother, performed the duties of best man and Mr. Howard Toaze, brother of the bride, was the usher.

At the reception the bride's mother received in a frock of pink and blue flowered mesh, a navy blue straw hat, navy blue accessories, and a corsage of dark cornflowers. The bridegroom's mother was in navy blue faconne sheer and her corsage was of pink roses.

The couple left on a motoring honeymoon. The bride was wearing a two-piece suit and crownless hat of white pique, trimmed with navy blue taffeta. Her corsage was of dark roses.

Mr. and Mrs. Duvall will live at Orono on their return.

NOTE - Mrs. John W. Duvall of Livingston Avenue is the grandmother of the groom and Mrs. Herbert Glover of Fruitland is an aunt. - Ed.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
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Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication:
5 Aug 1948
Date Of Event:
10 July 1948
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Duvall, Herbert Earl and Roberts, Eira Joan, (Married on 10 July 1948)