Merritt, Ireva Patricia and Armstrong, Daniel Eugene (Married)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 29 Jan 1953, p. 7
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At 3 o'clock, January 24th in Trinity United Church, Grimsby, the marriage took place of Ireva Patricia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Merritt, and Daniel Eugene, son of Mrs. Armstrong and the late Daniel Armstrong, of London, Ontario.

Rev. Charles Jay of Toronto officiated at the double ring ceremony.

The bride, given away by her father,carried a bouquet of white hyacinths and Better Times roses, and was gowned in satin with nylon tulle overskirts and satin peplum; her embroidered net veil was held in place with an heirloom headdress worn by her grandmother. As her sister's only attendant, Miss Eleanor Merritt wore a ballerina length blue net over mauve taffeta, with a matching velvet bolero and cap of a darker shade of mauve. She carried pink carnations and mauve hyacinths.

Mr. Wesley Chalmers of Cochrane was best man. Those ushering were Messrs. Ronald and John Armstrong, brothers of the groom. Miss Jean McPherson, the soloist, was accompanied by Miss Elaine Risler at the organ.

The reception followed in Trinity House. The bride's mother received in red nylon with winter white accessories. Her corsage was white camellias. The mother of the groom was costumed in navy blue with white satin hat and pink carnations in her corsage.

The bride wore a blue ensemble for their motor trip in the States and Ottawa. The couple will reside in London, Ontario.

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Wedding Announcements
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29 Jan 1953
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24 Jan 1953
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Merritt, Ireva Patricia and Armstrong, Daniel Eugene (Married)