Heather M. Townsley — Ryan J. Brazeau
Heather Michelle Townsley and Ryan James Brazeau of 163 Bald Mountain Road, Bernardston, were married May 10, 2014.
The bride is the daughter of Michael and Susan Townsley of 290 Brattleboro Road, Bernardston. She is the granddaughter of JoAnn Winn of Greenfield and Catherine and Richard Townsley of Shelburne.
The groom is the son of Eric Brazeau (father) and Laurie Amarosa (stepmother) of 332 Morning Hill Road, Winchester, N.H., and Rodney (stepfather) and Lynn (mother) Ebbighausen of 351 Plain Road, Hinsdale, N.H. He is the grandson of Audrey Reum of Greenfield and Juanita De Caussin of Michigan.
The 4 p.m. ceremony took place at the First Congregational Church of Greenfield with the Rev. Stacey Kullgren-Gershwin officiating. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Michael and Susan Townsley. Church musician was Barbara Lissandri.
Stephanie Townsley was her sister’s maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Meredith Townsley and Emily Townsley, also sisters of the bride; Danielle Townsley, cousin of the bride, and Karen Martin, friend of the bride. Gloria McDonald was flower girl.
Douglas Depault, friend of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Devin Depault, friend of the groom; Tyler Townsley, cousin of the bride; Emmanuel Provost, and Jacob Balk, both friends of the groom. Leo McDonald was ring bearer.
The reception was at the Northampton Country Club in Leeds with DJ Peter McIver providing music.
The bride carried her great-grandmother’s handkerchief and her grandfather’s wedding ring, as something old and borrowed. A butterfly release of 100 butterflies was done by all of those in attendance.
The newlyweds took a wedding trip to Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, N.H. Their home address is 163 Bald Mountain Road, Bernardston, MA 01337.
The bride graduated in 2009 from Pioneer Valley Regional School and in 2011 from Greenfield Community College with an associate’s degree in health science and in 2013 from Holyoke Community College from its radiology program. She is a radiologic technologist at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Greenfield, and at Brattleboro (Vt.) Memorial Hospital.
The groom graduated from Pioneer Valley Regional School, Class of 2007. He is a Warehouse Lead D Crew at Coca-Cola Refreshments in Northampton. The bride will use the name Heather Michelle Brazeau.