On Saturday, August 6th, at 2:30 p.m., in St. John's Presbyterian Church, Grimsby, Jean Marie, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Duck, Grassie, was united in marriage to Mr. Stanley Claude Black, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Black, also of Grassie.
The Rev. J.P. McLeod officiated. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white satin gown, having a net yoke edged with satin beaded flowers. Her floor length veil was caught to a matching headdress and she carried a shower of red roses and bouvardia.
Mrs. Wesley Sherritt, sister of the bride, as matron of honour, wore lavender taffeta with matching headdress and carried yellow gladioli.
Miss Irene Young, wearing green taffeta with matching headdress and carrying pink gladioli, and Miss Jean Duck, Toronto, wearing yellow taffeta with matching headdress and carrying lavender gladioli, were bridesmaids.
Mr. Harry Lampman, Hamilton, cousin of the groom,was best man. Messrs. Gerald Stuart, Hamilton, and Ronald Duck Grassie, were ushers.
Miss Greta Ormiston was organist. Mr. Donald Hurst sang "Because" before the ceremony and "I Love You Truly" during the signing of the register.
Ninety guests attended the reception held at the home of the bride's parents. Mrs. F.E. Duck received in figured blue jersey net with white accessories and wore a corsage of red roses. She was assisted by the mother of the groom wearing navy blue petit point with white accessories and a corsage of lilies.
After the reception the guests visited the home of the bride and groom at Grassie to see the wedding gifts.
For the honeymoon trip to the Thousand Islands and Georgian Bay the bride travelled in an ensemble of pale blue gabardine with white accessories with a corsage of pink carnations, and wore a Russian fur neck-piece, the gift of the groom.
On their return they will reside at Grassie, Ont.