Church of the Holy Spirit Setting For Candlelight Marriage of Marsh McLeod and Horton C. Rorick

Autumn flowers filled the Church of the Holy Spirit for the marriage of Miss Clara Marsh McLeod, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. McLeod of this city, and Horton C. Rorick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ceilan H. Rorick of Toledo, Ohio, solemnized in an 8 o’clock candlelight ceremony Saturday evening.

Rev. Thomas W. Bennett read the Episcopal service before an altar decorated in a gold and white floral theme of chrysanthemums, pompoms and asters against a background of ferns and vines. White tapers in double-branch candelabra lighted the altar and candles in floor stands marked the line of the aisles.

Mrs. DeLoss Smith of Missoula, at the organ, played the processional and recessional and provided a program of nuptial selections preceding the ceremony.

Taking their places with the bridegroom were his best man and cousin, Marvin H. Rorick of Perrysburg, Ohio, and the eight groomsmen, George P. MacNichol, III, Sinclair Walbridge, Jr., and James J. Robison, all of Toledo; another cousin, H.R. Prudden of Perrysburg; Guy C. Bates, Media, Pa., Joseph S. Sample, Lake Forest, Ill.; David Gibson, Pittsburgh, Pa.; and the bride’s brother, Walter H. McLeod, Jr., of this city. The groom and his attendants were in formal evening attire. Continue reading “Church of the Holy Spirit Setting For Candlelight Marriage of Marsh McLeod and Horton C. Rorick”