MILTON, Mass. – The wedding of Erin Elizabeth Parker McCarthy and Kevin Patrick Donahue was held at 1 p.m. on June 12, at St. Mary of the Hills Church. Father Arthur Wright officiated at the ceremony.

Mrs. Donahue, formerly of Auburn, is the daughter of Heather and Bill McCarthy of Auburn and the granddaughter of Pauline Ouimet of Auburn and the late Henry Ouimet and Natalie McCarthy of Auburn and the late Allen McCarthy.

Mr. Donahue is the son of Dr. Patricia and Kevin Donahue of Milton, Mass., and the grandson of the late Andrew and Virginia Donahue and Livingston and Gertrude Wilson.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white satin and tulle, with a full skirt and chapel train. The bodice featured a Basque waistline and was trimmed in beads and sequins. She also wore a waist-length two-tiered veil and a crystal tiara and carried a hand-tied bouquet of multicolored roses in bright pinks, yellows, peaches and whites.

Attending the bride was her best friend, Susan E. Barnett, formerly of Auburn, as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lisa Jason, Lauren Wilson and Kristine Johnson, all friends of the bride.

Serving the bridegroom was his brother, John, as best man. Ushers were Robert Anderson, Mike Flannery and John Flynn, all friends of the bridegroom. Owen McCarthy of Lewiston, a cousin of the bride, was the ring bearer.

Mothers of the couple gave readings at the ceremony, which culminated in a recessional accompanied by Vivaldi’s “Spring.”

A wedding reception followed at the George Washington Ballroom at the Sheraton Commander Hotel in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Mass. The couple honeymooned at the Sandals Regency in St. Lucia, before returning to their residence in Boston.

The couple graduated from Dartmouth College in 2002. Mrs. Donahue earned her master’s degree in elementary education from Boston University in 2003 and is in her second year of teaching third grade at Woburn Street School in Wilmington, Mass.

Mr. Donahue is in his third year of medical school at Boston University.


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