South Burlington - Sharon Louise Abeling, daughter of Constance and Donald Abeling of Essex Junction, and Jason David Derner, son of David and Gail Derner of Milton, and Lynn and Keith Dawson of Fairfax, were united in marriage on July 27, 2003.

The double ring ceremony was performed by Dan McAllister (minister and uncle of the groom) in the Sunset Ballroom at the Holiday Inn Express in South Burlington.

The Matron of Honor was Nickolette Kaigle, sister of the bride. The bridesmaids were Julie Abeling, sister-in-law of the bride; Kendra Hibbard, sister of the groom; Alyssa Dawson, sister of the groom; and Allie Kaigle, niece of the bride.

The Best Man was Josh Derner, brother of the groom. The ushers were Jeff Abeling, brother of the bride; Robert Kaigle, brother-in-law of the bride; John McAtter and Phillip Tra, friends of the groom; and Derek Kaigle, nephew of the bride.

The flower girl was Sarah Abeling, niece of the bride.

A special reading was done by Jason Hibbard, brother-in-law of the groom.

The bride graduated from Essex Educational Center in 1989 and is currently employed at Timberlane Dental Group.

The groom graduated from Bellows Free Academy in Fairfax, along with St. Michael's College. He is currently self-employed.

The newlyweds made their wedding trip to Orlando, Fla. and are residing in Burlington.


Laura Marie LaChance, daughter of Daniel and Lydia LaChance of Colchester, and Douglas Michael Marrier, son of David and Diane Marrier of Fairfax, were united in marriage Aug. 23.

Kenneth White officiated at the double-ring ceremony in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Andrea Arsenault was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Chastity Taylor and Sondra Kezar.

Jason DePaul was best man. Ushers were David Marrier and Chapin Bond.

A reception was held at the Sunset Ballroom, Holiday Inn Express in South Burlington.

Mrs. Marrier graduated from Colchester High School and the Center of Technology in Essex. She is a part-time hostess at Henry's Diner and full-time minister. Her husband graduated from BFA-Fairfax and the Center for Technology at Essex. He is employed by Chili's Restaurant. They reside in Burlington.

Henry A. Raymond
October 24, 2003