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Sherry Lee Blevins is bride in rites at DeKalb Junction

St. Henry’s Catholic Church, DeKalb Junction, was the setting for the marriage of Sherry Lee Blevins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leland Blevins, Hermon, and Ernest J. Brunet Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brunet, Hermon, Oct. 23 at 11 a.m. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. George Whittaker officiated at the double ring ceremony before an altar decorated with white mums.

The bride given in marriage by her father wore an original, chapel length gown of rose-point lace and gossamer, silk organza over bridal taffeta, fashioned with a fitted lace bodice and a scalloped bateau neckline trimmed with iridescent sequins. The long, lace sleeves ended in points over the wrists. The bouffant scalloped, lace ruffled skirt with bustle back was trimmed with organza and a large organza bow. Her silk illusion veil fell from a silk mohair and pearl crown. She carried a bouquet of white mums and red roses.

Mrs. Dean Hitchman, Massena, sister of the groom, was matron of honor. Misses Connie Blevins and Jacqueline Brunet, sisters of the bride and groom respectively, Suzanne Baxter, Hermon, and Sue Burke, DeKalb Junction, were bridesmaids. Flower girl was Beth Blevins, sister of the bride.

Mrs. Hitchman was attired in a floor length red velvet gown and carried a bouquet of white mums. The bridesmaids and flower girl were identically dressed in red velvet skirts, with white satin bodices and carried bouquets of white mums.

Best man was Dean Hitchman, Massena. David and Paul Blevins, Randy Brunet, Hermon, and David Whitton, DeKalb Junction, were ushers.

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the VFW in Gouverneur.

The mother of the bride chose a white, wool suit with red accessories. Mrs. Brunet wore a red and black suit with black accessories.

The bride, a 1964 graduate of Hermon-DeKalb Central school, has been employed at the Silver Leaf diner. Mr. Brunet attended Hermon-DeKalb Central school and is employed at St. Joseph Lead company, Edwards.

For traveling the bride chose a blue plaid suit with red accessories. After a trip to Syracuse, the newlyweds will reside on Scotch Settlement road, Gouverneur.


As reported Wednesdaty, November 3, 1965, page 10, columns 1-2 in The Gouverneur Tribune-Press, Gouverneur, New York.