Barber, Robert William and Gordon, Nancy Catherine (Married)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 7 Dec 1950, p. 6
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The wedding of Nancy Catherine Gordon to Robert William Barber was solemnized on November 11th at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church by Rev. W.J. Murphy, P.P.

The bride who was given in marriage by her brother, Eugene (Chap) Gordon, wore a floor length gown of blush satin and lace.

The bride's sister, Mary, acted as maid of honour, and Miss Marilyn Millyard was bridesmaid. They wore ballerina length gowns of red velveteen with matching hat, shoes and gloves.

Ralph McIntyre attended the groom, and the ushers included William Lewis and Ted Gayowski, of Grimsby, and Allen Wolstenholme, of Galt.

Miss Lois Greening sang Ave Maria, Panis Angelicus, and On This Day. Mrs. McIntosh accompanied.

A reception followed at the Village Inn, the bride's mother receiving in a street length gown of rosewood crepe with black accessories. Mrs. Cunningham, of Hamilton, aunt of the groom, assisted in receiving, wearing a black gown in redingote style.

The bride and groom left on a wedding trip to Rochester, Syracuse and Lake Placid. For travelling, the bride wore a grey suit, with tangerine hat and black accessories. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon will make their home in Belleville.

Guests were present from Peterboro, Toronto, Oshawa, Galt, Preston and Hamilton.

Media Type
Genealogical Resource
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Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication
7 Dec 1950
Date Of Event
11 Nov 1950
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Barber, Robert William and Gordon, Nancy Catherine (Married)