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Laurianne Handy Weds Leo Francis Doble

Laurianne Handy Weds Leo Francis Doble

Class of 1951

Falmouth Enterprise, Friday, September 28, 1956, Page 7

Miss Handy Weds Leo Francis Doble

Miss Laurianne Handy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Osborne Handy of Shore Road in Bourne was married Saturday, September 16, to Leo Francis Doble, son of Mrs. Leo F. Doble and the late Mr. Doble of Boston at the Corpus Christi Church In Sandwich.

The Rev. William Farland performed the ceremony.

The church was decorated with white Gladioli, chrysanthemums, carnations and asters.

Mrs. Elizabeth McArdle, organist, played traditional selections.

The bride was given In marriage by her father and wore a gown of hand-clipped Chantilly lace and tulle over satin designed with a fitted bodice of lace with an illusion, scalloped portrait neckline, and long tapered sleeves to a point over the hands. The natural waistline v-d in front and back to a deep tier of lace gathered over pleated, double-tiered flounce of nylon tulle which fell to the floor over hoops. Her matching lace crown with delicate seed pearls and sequin embroidery held a finger-tip length veil of illusion.

The bride carried Eucharist lilies, stephanotis with Ivy leaves in a hand styled bouquet with white satin shower ribbons.

Miss Alma C. Handy of Bourne sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a gown of azure blue net over taffeta, styled with a fitted, strapless bodice edged with matching velvet and a wide net stole. Her full skirt of narrow gathered tiers edged with lace fell over hoops to the floor with a crown of small blue flowers and feathers. She carried Lavender orchids and blue delphinium on ivy showers tied with peacock blue ribbon.

Miss Eleanor Doble of Boston, sister of the bridegroom, Mrs. George Cantrell arid Mrs. Robert Ebaugh, both of Bourne, were bridesmaids. They wore gowns of pink Chantilly lace over taffeta with fitted bodices, short jackets and bouffant skirts. They wore hats of pink satin covered with pink rubrum lilies. They carried pink rubrum lilies styled on ivy stringers tied with pink tulle and satin ribbon.

Frederick Doble of Boston, brother of the bridegroom, was best man.

David Handy of Bourne, brother of the bride, Dana Thompson of Bourne, Charles Doble of Boston, brother of the bridegroom, and Albert Mclntyre of Weymouth were ushers.

Betty Jane Handy daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Bandy of Woods Hole, served as flower girl. She wore a floor length gown of azure blue net to match that of the maid of honor. She carried a small reed basket with blue delphinium and pink sweetheart roses. Her brother Robert Handy was ring bearer.

The wedding breakfast was held at the Cape Cod Ranch house in Buzzards Bay where Mrs. Handy, mother of the bride, received guests. She wore a waltz length dress of soft, pink lace and permanent; pleated nylon organdy with a hat of pink coiled wires with velvet fern petals and a corsage of pink sweetheart roses.

Mrs, Doble, mother of the bridegroom, appeared in an aqua lace and silk crepe dress with white accessories and a corsage of lavender orchid and pink sweetheart roses.

The bride was born in Hyannis and is a graduate of the Bourne High school. She is employed as a bookkeeper at the Buzzards Bay National Bank.

Mr. Doble is a graduate of Massachusetts State College, has served in the Army for two years, and presently is employed at the Hotel Somerset in Boston.

On their wedding trip to Canada the bride wore a blue woolen suit with white accessories and a corsage of Euchris lily and stephanotis.

After September 30 they will be at home on Mashnee Island in Bourne.

Guests were present at the wedding from Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York.

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