Wedding Officiants in Ancaster, Ontario

Melissa LoizouawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Melissa LoizouMélissa is originally from Ottawa but now calls Dundas home. She draws a great deal of enthusiasm and inspiration from celebrating the love and commitment between two people. She speaks fluent English, French, Spanish and Portuguese and is known to be warm, easygoing, insightful and attentive as well as being gifted at creating an intimate atmosphere regardless of the size or formality of the wedding ceremony she orchestrates. It would be an honour for her to help make this very important event joyful and easy. Mélissa is a confident public speaker as a result of her experiences as a practicing lawyer, yoga and meditation instructor.

Jack (John) CoxawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jack (John) CoxYour wedding is one of the most memorable days of your life. I live in Hamilton, and my personal style is informal, relaxed and collaborative. I've had the privilege of working with a wide range of responsibilities, with incredibly diverse people. I've taught in high schools and universities. I've been a Chaplain in the Canadian Armed Forces where I've been responsible for helping Christians, Jews, Muslims and those of no particular faith. When I’m on my downtime, you’ll most likely find me fishing, camping, hiking, and photographing. That’s where I go to plug-in and re-charge. I am looking forward to spending time with you, and I believe I will bring to your wedding the skills and experience to create with you the wedding that most fits your dream.

Elizabeth NewellawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Elizabeth NewellWho lives in Ancaster would be honored to assist in the joining of you both in marriage. Your choice of wedding ceremony can be non-denominational, spiritual, religious or a hand fasting ceremony. I have been a realtor over 30 years so I am at ease working in public. I enjoy ceremonies. I look forward to meeting you, your family and friends to consult and help with the day of your dreams.

Lois GalganiawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Lois GalganiLois lives in Hamilton and is comfortable with all different types of wedding ceremonies, no matter the location. Her goal is to support you through your journey, making your wedding day uniquely yours. Lois, graduated from Mohawk College and is currently at McMaster studying Psychology. She enjoys collecting orchids and African violets and she and her husband share their home with their many pets, dogs, cats, birds and tropical fish.

Wendy CaronawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Wendy CaronAll marriages are special, whether they are second marriages, same gender marriages, or first time weddings. Your ceremony should reflect your personalities and your values. As such, you will find Wendy to be easy-going and someone who responds to your ideas for your day. Wendy is a clinical social worker in Burlington, who graduated from McMaster University with degrees in Drama and Social Work. She grew up in the Thornbury area, and still calls it home on weekends. Wendy is comfortable performing ceremonies that are spiritual or not, casual or more formal in nature.

Lesli SavelliawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Lesli SavelliLesli is an Ancaster resident who believes that Marriage is a celebration of your love and vow of commitment to each other. Lesli would be honoured to partner with you to create a wedding day that is both joyful and memorable. She honours all spiritual paths and is comfortable officiating non-denominational, religious or spiritual wedding ceremonies. Having worked as a Human Resources professional for many years, she brings a great deal of experience in dealing with people, and has a very diplomatic and inclusive approach. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, gardening and quilting. She will ensure that your wedding day will go exactly as you want it.

Ruth Greenspan, B.A.(hons), MSWawardAdditional LanguagesEnglishJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish Weddings

Ruth GreenspanRuth is a resident of Hamilton and one of our most requested officiants. She is passionate about supporting people’s choices in life and love and will be comfortable conducting your wedding ceremony. (including Jewish) She is happily married in an interfaith, interracial union and has three children and a black lab. She was voted woman of the year by the Status of Woman in 2005 and Mohawk teacher of the year in 2012 and 13. With her free time you can find her walking, at the gym, doing yoga, attending festivals and watching her son and his rock band, or watching sports events, including her children’s. She believes “true life lies in laughter, love and hard work.”

Carly PopenkoawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Carly PopenkoYour wedding ceremony is more than just a legal union, and it deserves to be treated with the same warmth, honesty, and trust that brought you together in the first place. I live in Hamilton and have a passion for the written word and performing arts. I am unbiased, respect all forms of faith, and firmly believe that love is love. As your officiant, I will get to the heart of your love story and ensure that whether it be intimate or upscale, your wedding ceremony is a reflection of you. In my spare time you will find me exploring the City’s conservation trails or snuggling up to binge-watch the latest Netflix series with my husband and corgi. I can’t wait to join your celebration!

Beverly KingawardWedding Industy Experts 2015awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Beverly KingBev, is an award winning officiant (Wedding Industry Experts). She lives in Ancaster, and is a down to earth, likable, outgoing person who looks at all aspects of life with a mixture of compassion, love, humour and definitely optimism. These attributes have served her well as a wife, mother and grandmother. Whether it is a non-denominational, religious or spiritual wedding ceremony, she is dedicated to making your wedding ceremony meaningful, loving and unique. Bev enjoys a good round of golf, as well as knitting and reading when she has time. She looks forward to working with you to make your special day a memorable one.