Wedding Officiants in Merrickville, Ontario

Barbara DeJeetawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Barbara DeJeetI now live in the small community of Toledo ON but serve many towns in the area: Perth, Smiths Falls, Westport and Brockville. My wife and I enjoy caring for our flower gardens and beautiful big yard, which is also enjoyed by our dog Shelby. I am told that I am friendly and caring person with a big heart. I would love to meet you and honoured to be part of your special wedding ceremony.

Debbie MacDonaldawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Debbie MacDonaldRick and I live in Brockville, have six children, plus we have been blessed with three granddaughters. I have always been the go to person in the family for gatherings and special occasions. I look forward to working with you to make your personalized ceremony a memory that will last a lifetime. My background was in the Retail Financial sector so putting clients at ease is now second nature to me. I’m a warm, friendly and outgoing person and I would ensure to my utmost ability that your wedding day would be all that you have imagined it would be.

Wendy OnsteinawardAdditional LanguagesEnglishSpanishBilingual

Wendy OnsteinWendy calls Brockville home, born and raised. She thrives on seeing people succeed in life and wants to cater to your custom wedding ceremony. People choose Wendy because she has a passion and dedication to make your wedding day a lifelong memorable experience in an organized, modern and energetic way. She is knowledgeable, honest, punctual, fun and approachable.

Peter Yerdon

Peter YerdonBorn and raised in Brockville, Peter has spent much of his life in the service of others. He and his wife raised their three daughters in this community and are proud grandparents of one granddaughter (so far!). Peter began his career as a trained Chef and after catering over 200 weddings, he intuitively knows those little details that it takes to please a bride and groom on their big day. Performing ceremonies brings him joy. You won’t find a more conscientious, emotionally invested person than Peter. His biggest fault is not being able to say ‘no’. As a former member of the Kinsmen Club he received his Life Time Achievement Award. He has a great interest in the theatre both musical, dramatically as well as improvisational and as such, has a flair for adventure. Peter is an Appointed Designated Minister in Clergy Support Memorial and he looks forward to helping you make your wedding memorable.

Gayle Poapst, BSc, MBAawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Gayle PoapstGayle Poapst (pronounced Popst) lives in Johnstown, smack dab between Prescott and Cardinal. She will bring warmth, compassion, and a calm confidence to your special day, creating a safe and supportive environment for you and your loved ones. She can offer traditional weddings or include Buddhist inspired parts as well as a traditional fire puja chanted in Sanskrit. A retired nurse, Gayle now teaches yoga internationally while running a yoga studio ‘Bodhi Tree Yoga’ in Kemptville, Ontario. She is currently working on building a school and birthing centre in rural India. “My dharma is to love and serve and what better way to do this than to share in the ceremony of uniting two people in their wedding ceremony.”