Miss Irene Fournier Weds F. R. Brouillard

by Laurel | May 11th, 2010

May 11, 1937

Miss Irene Marie Fournier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fournier of 168 Appleton street became the bride of Fernand Rheo Brouillard of 64 Providence street, Aldenville, at 8 this morning at Precious Blood church. Rev. Gedeon Fontaine performed the ceremony. The single ring ceremony was used.

Mrs. Celina Filineau, organist, played the wedding marches and other selections were “O Promise Me,” “I Love You Truly,” “Ave Maria,” with violin accompaniment by Lionel Domingue.

The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Marie Anne Fournier, and Donald Brouillard, brother of the groom served as best man.

The bride’s gown was of white lace, a Camille princess model with long train. Her veil of tulle was caught at the neck with orange blossoms. She carried a white prayer book. Her maid of honor wore a gown of green chiffon with accessories to match. She carried a colonial bouquet of sweet peas and pink roses.

The ceremony was followed by a reception at the home of the groom’s parents in Aldenville. Receiving with the bridal party were Mrs. Fournier, mother of the bride, who wore navy blue chiffon with corsage of white gardenia and Mrs. Brouillard, mother of the groom who was attired in a dress of black lace with corsage of white gardenias. The bride gave her attendant a crystal rosary and the best man received a cigarette case and lighter combination.

Later the couple left on a wedding trip to New york city. For traveling the bride wore a beige dress and coat with navy blue accessories. They will be at home to friends after June 1, at 568 East street.

Attending the wedding were guests from Nashua, N.H.m New York city, Boston, Springfield, Chicopee Falls and Chicopee.

The bride was educated at the Precious Blood school and Holyoke high school and has been employed as a billing clerk at the M. and R. Transportation company. Mr. Brouillard attended the Joan of Arc schools and Chicopee high school and is employed at the Westinghouse plant in East Springfield.

From The Springfield Republican.

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