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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

Stacy Rechelle Lear and Jonathan Harry Vivas, both of Missoula, Mont., were married May 24 at Fort Missoula’s Heritage Hall.

The mayor of Missoula, John Engen, officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter Frank and Debbie Lear of Supply and the granddaughter of Helen Lear of Rockingham, the late Brant Lear and the late Reck and Lucille Stroud.

The groom is the son of Manual Vivas of Minnesota and Dorothy Vivas of Mount Vernon, N.Y.

The bride was given in marriage by her father, Frank Lear.

She wore a floor–length, strapless gown of ivory satin and organza. It featured a hand beaded bodice with a gold sash.

Her bouquet of seasonal ivory flowers included peonies, calla lilies and freesia.

Matron of honor was Monica Brenner of Philadelphia. She wore a floor-length, navy gown of organza and satin with a sweetheart neckline. Her bouquet was a seasonal mix of ivory flowers.

Matt Schell of Stevensville, Mont., served as best man.

The bride’s mother wore a floor–length gown of satin midnight blue.

The mother of the groom wore a black suit with fuschia jacket.

Flower girl was Ana Lear, the bride’s niece. Her gown was ivory satin with a sheer overlay of gathered rhinestones and a navy blue sash.

Ushers were Adam Lear of Lancaster, S.C., brother of the bride, and Matthew Vivas of Minnesota, the groom’s half-brother.

Music was provided by Dr. Samuel Hamm, professor of music at Rocky Mount College, Billings, Mont., and Michael Shapiro, film composer.

The reception followed at the Heritage Hall.

The bride is a graduate of N.C. State University with degree in animal science.

She is employed as a police officer with the City of Missoula.

The groom is the owner of Western Bullet Company in Missoula.

After a honeymoon of an Alaskan Cruise, the couple will live in Missoula. Web site of the couple is www.empressandcommander.com.