Rebecca L. Letourneau — Kevin M. Burns
Rebecca Lynn Letourneau and Kevin Michael Burns of Louisville, Kentucky, were married Aug. 3, 2013.
The bride is the daughter of Paul and Terri Letourneau of Greenfield, Mass.
The groom is the son of Ronald and Donna Burns of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of Camillus, N.Y.
The ceremony took place at 3:30 p.m. in First Churches of Northampton and was officiated by Bryan England, former Loyola University lacrosse teammate of the groom. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, escorted by her father. Readings were given by Cathy Farrick, aunt of the bride, and Amy Allen, cousin of the groom.
Erin O’Brien, former University of Massachusetts field hockey teammate and housemate, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kristin Burns, sister-in-law of the groom, and Nicole Phelan, Whitney Keller, Katelyn Orlando and Stacy Cullington, all former UMass teammates and/or housemates of the bride.
Peter Burns, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Tom Letourneau, brother of the bride, and Jorge Villali, Kevin Mahoney, Jeremy DeBottis and Tom Zeleznock, all high school friends of the groom.
The reception was held in the Grand Ballroom of Hotel Northampton with After Hours DJ Entertainment providing music and the photo booth. The wedding was captured on film by Dani Fine Photography of Northampton and the wedding cake was created by Greggory’s Pastry Shop. Prior to dinner being served, a Polish blessing was read by Frances Merski, great aunt of the bride.
Guests attended from California, Connecticut, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and Toronto, Canada.
The newlyweds took a brief honeymoon to Bar Harbor, Maine, the location of their engagement, and will enjoy an extended honeymoon in Italy this coming summer.
The bride graduated in 2004 from Greenfield High School, in 2008 from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass-Amherst with a B.S. in Sport Management and in 2012 from Springfield Technical Community College with an A.S. in Diagnostic Medical Imaging. She is a radiologic technologist employed by Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, KY.
The groom graduated in 1999 from West Genessee High School and in 2003 from Loyola University in Maryland with a B.A. in History. He is head men’s lacrosse coach for Division I Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky.
The bride will use the name Rebecca Lynn Burns.