Double ring ceremony unites Edward Pearce, Deborah Mossop
Knox Presbyterian Church was the scene of the marriage of Deborah Suzanne Mossop to Edward Robert Pearce on August 24th at 3 p.m.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Mossop, 5 Pauline St., Georgetown, while the groom is the son of Mr. E.F. Pearce and the late Amy M. Pearce, 32 Albert St., Georgetown.
Rev. Harold Martin officiated at the double-ring ceremony with Mrs. B. Gowland at the organ. Debbie Eyre sang "The Wedding Song" and "We've Only Just Begun."
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of polyester chiffon over polyester organza. Seed pearls and Guipure lace trimmed the gown around neckline, waist and cuffs. A headress of polyester flower petals was attached to a 10 foot long chapel train, also trimmed in lace. The bride carried a cascade of Sonja roses, white seephanotis and trailing ivy. The bride wore two garters on her wedding day; one her mother wore 21 years ago and one a gift from Mrs. R. Wallace brought from England.
The bridesmaids were dressed in matching full lenght dresses of pastel peach made of swiss-dotted organza. They wore matching colored silk hair rosettes and carried rose gays of peach miniature carnations, white daisies, crysanthemums, baby's breath and verigated foliage.
Susan Arnold, friend of the bride, was maid of honour. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Kathy Hergott friend of the bride from Brampton, Miss Beverley Piercey cousin of the groom from Bolton and junior bridesmaid Patti Mossop, sister of the bride.
Ernie Pearce of Georgetown brother of the groom was bestman, Gene Inglis friend of the groom, Paul McMullen and Chuck Lockhurst both cousins of the bride, all of Georgetown, were ushers.
A reception and dance followed at Acton Meadows Golf and Country Club. The bride's mother received guests wearing a floor-lenght, hot pink, crepe dress with lace bodice and matching jacket, white accessories and white orchid corsage. Mrs. Pearce, step-mother of the groom assisted wearing a floor-length blue dress with white orchid corsage.
George Duke of Rexdale, uncle of the bride, made the four tier wedding cake.
The bride chose a dress of navy, white and red with matching navy jacket, white accessories and a white orchid corsage for their wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Showers for the bride were held by: Mrs. Bonnie Badovinac and girls at work; Mrs. Jean McMullen, aunt of the bride; Denise Milne and Benny Heppes friend of the bride and groom held a jack and jill shower which was for both the bride and groom; Beverley and Leona Piercey, cousin and aunt of the groom; Susan and Norma Arnold, friend of bride; and Mrs. Linda Brown, cousin of the bride.
A presentation was made to the groom from the employees of Swift Canadian Feeds Ltd. where he was employed for the summer.
The bride is employed as a secretary with Silverwood Daires in Malton and the groom is a second year student at Sheridan College, Oakville, majoring in Advertising. They are now living at 7 Rexway Dr. Georgetown.