Trinity United Church, Grimsby, was the scene on Wednesday, Sept. 26th, 1951, of the wedding of Marilyn Jean, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford McCartney, Grimsby, to Mr. Harvey Joseph Stoehr, of Vineland, with the Rev. R.K. Lemkay, B.A., B.D., officiating.
The church was decorated with baskets of dahlias and gladioli, and pews were marked with white gladioli and tied with bows.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore white lace over satin with beaded Peter Pan collar, long tight sleeves and full skirt falling in a short train. Her finger-tip veil was caught in a lace cap trimmed with seed pearls, and she carried starlight roses and bouvardia.
Her bridesmaid, Miss Jean Raymond, of Grimsby Beach, was gowned in dress of American beauty velvet bodice with tulle skirt and matching velvet cap carrying pinnochio roses. Miss Mary Jo Chenier, cousin of the bride, was flower girl, gowned in American beauty velvet dress and cap and carrying a small hoop of blush pinnochio roses.
The groom was attended by Mr. David Davis of Tintern, while Mr. Arthur Stewart, Smithville, and Mr. Larry Maxmoko, Islington, acted as ushers.
Mrs. Duncan McIntosh presided at the organ, and Mr. Harold Jarvis sang "The Lord's Prayer" and "I'll Walk Beside You".
The reception was held at the Village Inn, where Mr. and Mrs. McCartney and Mr. and Mrs. Stoehr received with the bridal party.
The bride's mother wore an intermission crepe with hunter's green accessories and a corsage of pinnochio roses. The groom's mother was attired in navy blue nylon with matching accessories an a corsage of briarcliffe roses.
For travelling the bride wore a mulberry gabardine suit with black velvet accessories and wearing a corsage of Virginia delight roses.
After a honeymoon trip to Montreal and Quebec, Mr. and Mrs. Stoehr will reside at "Spring Villa" Farm, R.R. 1, Vineland.
This was the 21st wedding anniversary of the bride's mother and father.