Scrapbook of Annie (Farrell) Varney (2)
Feb 21, 1960 — An early morning fire Sunday, destroyed the home of Mr and Mrs Marshall Davidson at North Lake and left them and their four children homeless. All their possessions were lost in the blaze.
Burns – McArthur
At St. James Anglican Church in Saint John, a wedding was solemnized recently when Ida "Bobbie" Smith, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Sandy McArthur of Canterbury was united in marriage to William Kenneth, son of Mr and Mrs Raymond Burns of St. Stephen.
A double ring ceremony was performed.
The bride wore a princess style street-length gown of white rayon linen with gold colored strips and white accessories. She carried a bouquet of red roses.
Her attendant, Miss Alice Hyslop of Tower Hill, wore a street-length dress of light green taffeta, with white and brown accessories. She carried a nosegay of white and pink carnations.
Ferenand Duchesneau of Halifax attended the groom.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Royal Hotel.
The bride is a graduate of Canterbury Regional High School and Teachers' College, Fredericton. At present she is teaching Grade III at King Edward School in Saint John.
The groom is a graduate of St. Stephen High School and is now stationed with the Royal Canadian navy at HMCS Brunswicker in Saint John.
They were recipients of many gifts. The couple will reside at 77 Crown St., Saint John.
Fosterville  Funeral services were held here for Robert L. Farrell who passed away at Carleton Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was 67 years of age.
Mr Farrell was active in community affairs and had served on the Canterbury School Board for a number of years. He was a member of the Orange Lodge.
The son of Elmer and Annie (Foster) Farrell, he is survived by his wife, the former Nellie O'Hearn; three daughters, Mrs Melvin Varney, Mrs Thomas DeWitt, Woodstock; Mrs Charles Fish; seven sons, Lewis, Freeman, Morris [sic], Clayton, Roband [sic], Hedley, all of Fosterville; Nellis of Woodstock, and 23 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Green Mountain Baptist Church, Rev. Melvin Fawcett officiated, assisted by Rev. Victor Parker. Members of the Orange Lodge of Fosterville conducted a graveside service at the Upper Cemetery, Fosterville
Pallbearers were Marvin Foster, Gordon Foster, Paul Farrell, Samuel Collier, Thomas Collier and Basil Boone.
A very pretty wedding was solemnized in the Fosterville Pentecostal Church when Rev M.E.LaKing of McAdam united in marriage Leanna Maureen Buckingham, daughter of Mr and Mrs Perley D. Buckingham to Michael Allan Veysey, son of Mrs Marion Veysey and the late Gerald Veysey of Fosterville, N.B.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a pink wool suit with carnations centered with a white rose with fern entwined with pink and white lace ribbon.
Miss Joanne Glidden of Houlton, Maine, was bridesmaid, shoe wore a yellow wool dress with winter white accessories. Her corsage was of yellow and white carnations centered on a white lily with fer and yellow mock leaves, yellow and white lace and ribbon.
Mr Winston Ivey was groomsman of Maxwell. The Usher was Dwaine Veysey of Oshawa, Ontario, they wore white carnations with fern.
The pianist and soloist, Mrs Samuel Collier of Fosterville, sang "I'll walk beside you" while the register was being signed by the wedding party.
The bride's mother wore a blue pure silk dress with beige accessories. Her corsage was a pink carnation centered with a white lily with fern, pink and white lace ribbon.
The groom's mother wore a black and white wool dress with matching jacket and mauve accessories.
A small reception followed at the home of the bride's parents for the immediate families. After the reception the happy couple left for a short trip to Maine. They planned to leave in two weeks for Ontarion to take up residence there.
Higgs – Wright
A quiet wedding was solemnized at the Baptist Parsonage, Forest City at 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 20,  wjem Rev G.L. Hovey united in marriage Laurine Evelyn Higgs, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Laurel Higgs, Green Mountain, and Robert Wright, son of Mrs Percy Wright and the late Mr Wright of Temple, N.B.
Miss Fayeola Higgs, sister of the bride, was her only attendant and maurice Ritchie, Hawkshaw, cousing of the groom, acted as groomsman.
Following the ceremony, the bridal party returned to the home of the bride's parents where a buffet supper was served to the assembled guests. The bride's table was centered with a lovely three tier wedding cake topped with miniature biride and groom. Those assisting in serving were Mrs Alton Wood, Mrs Jack MacDougall, Mrs Ted Griffin, Mrs Norman Higgs, Mrs Carl Higgs, and Miss Nancy Boone. Included among the guests were Mrs Percy Wright and grandson, Stephen Manuel, Temple, N.B., Mr and Mrs Herman Nichol, Mrs Edwin Barrett, Woodstock, Mr and Mrs Theodore Griffin, Houlton, Maine, Mrs Jack MacDougall, Debec, Albert Spinney, Eldon Higgs, Miss Nancy Boone,Rev G.A. Hovey, Forest City, Mr and Mrs Alton Wood, Green Mountain, Arthur Greer, Fosterville, Mr and Mrs Norman Higgs, Mr and Mrs Carl Higgs, and Mrs John Higgs, Pemberton Ridge.
The bridal pair were the recipients of many lovely gifts including a floor lamp, two table lamps, bedding, glassware and other useful things.
The groom is employed with General Dairies at Woodstock and the bride is on the teaching staff of meductic Consolidated High School. The happy couple will reside at Temple, N.B.
Boone - Wright
A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the Pentecostal parsonage in Woodstock on Saturday, June 25, when Pastor S. McCongaghy united in marriage Sonja Laverne, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs John Boone and Cryril Austin, son of Mr and Mrs Clifford Wright of Canterbury, N.B.
The bride given in marriage by her father was attended by her sister, Miss Sharon Boone and Beverley Boone, brother of the bride, acted as best man.
The bride looked charming in a floor length gown of whie lace over bridal satin. Her finger tip veil of tulle-illusion fell gracefully from a coronet of orange blossoms. She carried a cascade bouquet of pink and white carnations.
The bridesmaid was attractively gowned in a ballerina length dress of yellow nylon and acetate lace and carried a nosegay of shasta daisies.
Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride, for the immediate family.
Mr and Mrs Wright are residing at Forest City, N.B.
 A bridal shower in honor of Miss Grace Collicott who was married to Nellis Farrell on February 22 was held at the home of Mrs Alton Wood on February 15. Approximately 70 guests attended. Miss Collicott was the recipient of glassware, sheets, pillow cases, towels, blankets and money. Refreshments were prepared by Mrs R. Dickinson and Mrs Carl Higgs who were assisted in serving by Eileen Wood, Irene Veysey, Sonja Boone, Carol Carr, Joyce Farrell, Jackie Farrell, Earlene Wood and Betty Greer. The teacups were presided over by Mrs Alton Wood and Mrs Robert Farrell.