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Wedding: Spear — MacDonald

  •  Shawn Spear and Shannon MacDonald

    Shawn Spear and Shannon MacDonald

  •  Shawn Spear and Shannon MacDonald

Wilder — Shawn Spear and Shannon MacDonald were married on Feb. 8, 2014, at Zorvino Vineyard, in Sandown, N.H.

Justice of the Peace Karen Kiernan, a friend of the couple, officiated at the wedding. Kiernan received her justice of the peace certification in order to perform the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Donald and Patricia MacDonald, of Pepperell, Mass. She earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Bentley College and is employed as a product marketer at STMicroelectronics, in Burlington, Mass.

The bridegroom is the son of Richard and Patti Spear, of Wilder. He graduated from Hartford High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in turf management and plant soil science from UMass-Amherst. He is the manager at Valley Green Inc., in Wilmington, Mass.

The bride’s sister, Brianna MacDonald, was the maid of honor. The matron of honor was Andrea Hester. The bridesmaids were Kara Spear, the bridegroom’s sister, Danielle Hanson and Melissa Sulprizio. Leila Babcock, the bride’s niece, was the flower girl and Wesley Babcock, the bride’s nephew, was the ring-bearer.

Michael Pierce served as the best man and the groomsmen were Gregory Buck, Matt Kemon, Dennis MacDonald, the bride’s brother, and Zachary Purinton, who also played the guitar during the ceremony.

A special blessing and grace was given at the ceremony by Richard and Pauline Gage, the bridegroom’s grandparents.

The couple honeymooned in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. They live in Ayer, Mass.