Meggan Lynn Peltier weds Richard James Marcotte
A one o’clock afternoon Nuptial Mass on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church united in marriage Meggan Lynn Peltier and Richard “Rory” James Marcotte. The double-ring ceremony was con-celebrated by Fr. William Ruskoski and Deacon Tim Ledet.
The bride is the daughter of Chuck and Sylvia Peltier of Rayne. Her grandparents are Robert and Mary Ann Prejean of Rayne, and the late Al and Claudia Peltier. She is a 2003 graduate of Rayne High School, 2007 graduate of McNeese State University in English education, and is employed as a teacher with the Jefferson Davis Parish School Board.
The groom is the son of Richard and Mary Marcotte of Evergreen. His grandparents are Riley and Ellen Bourque of Plaucheville and Richard and Carolyn Marcotte of Evergreen. He is a 2002 graduate of Bunkie High School, 2007 graduate of Northwestern State University in industrial engineering technology, and is employed by Complete Engineering and Construction as an assistant project manager.
Musical selections for the ceremony were provided by Glenn Rainey, friend of the groom.
Guests were seated by the ushers, Scott Brouillette, friend of the groom, and Dave Peltier, uncle of the bride.
Scriptures were recited by Jenny Marcotte, sister-in-law of the groom, and Amber Fridrick, friend of the bride.
Gifts were offered by Cindy Boutin and Paul Peltier, godparents of the bride.
Escorted by her parents, The bride wore a Maggie Sottero slim-line gown featuring dramatic embellished lace in a linear design falling over romance satin creating an illusion train. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of Picasso calla lilies.
Traditional items selected by the bride for her wedding day included her Baptismal handkerchief as something old, her wedding dress and jewelry as something new, a hair clip as something borrowed, and the traditional garter as something blue.
Bridal attendants were Kori Stansbury, friend of the bride; Elise Peltier, Jordan Barousse and Caitlyn Peltier, sisters of the bride; Katsha Cormier and Dawn Comeaux, friends of the bride.
Attendants each wore a strapless, plum-colored dress in tea-length enhanced with a pleated bodice and shirred waistband in dusty lavendar. The ensemble was completed with each carrying a hand-tied bouquet of Picasso calla lilies.
Serving as flower girls were Jolie Marcotte, godchild of the groom, and Ellah Barousse, niece of the bride. Each wore a sleeveless, tea-length dress in a gold one designed with a crew neckline by the groom’s mother.
Groomsmen to the groom were Robbie Vercher, friend of the groom; Will Marcotte, brother of the groom; Jordan Barousse, brother-in-law of the bride; Eric Fontenot, cousin of the bride; Adam Marcotte, brother of the groom; and Jordan Smith, friend of the groom.
Serving as ring bearer was Bryson Peltier, godchild of the bride.
Male attendants each wore a formal black tuxedo with a plum-colored vest and noted on the lapel with a single Picasso calla lily boutonniere.
Immediately following the wedding ceremony, the newlyweds were honored during a reception held at Fezzo’s III in Scott.
Among the refreshments provided for the guests was the bride’s cake, a three-tiered ivory confection incorporating the linear design of the bride’s dress as created by Daisy Cakes of Rayne.
The groom’s cake was a game-themed confection featuring a crossword puzzle as created by the groom’s mother.
Following a wedding trip to Taos, New Mexico, the couple plans to make their home in Rayne.
Prior to the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was held Friday, June 26, at Chef Roy’s Frog City Café in Rayne. The 5 p.m. social was hosted by the groom’s parents.